March 30, National Doctors' Day, is a time to recognize and celebrate the hard work of physicians – all of the many medical specialties make up a remarkable community, coming together as one to help and heal patients. The observance dates back to 1933 and was officially established by Congress in 1990.
In 2015 the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) instituted a new, homegrown tradition with North Carolina Doctors' Day. To celebrate the day, NCMS is sponsoring the North Carolina Doctor of the Year Award, allowing patients and the public to honor our state's physicians who are:
Passionate about keeping patients happy and healthy
Experts in using life-changing treatments to give patients the best care
And making a positive impact in the community
So many of us have stories about a certain dedicated physician who made a huge positive impact in their patients’ lives, or even our own.
Here’s your chance to help those great doctors shine.
You’ll help your doctor get a chance to win $5,000 to further their professional mission – which will enhance health care in North Carolina.
Twenty-five years ago, a group of entrepreneurial and forward thinking leaders came together to plan new ways to increase the recruitment and retention of primary care providers in rural North Carolina. In 1989, the vision, wisdom and passion of two leaders, Dr. Harvey Estes and Jim Bernstein, and the contributions of key state organizations paved the way for […]Read More | View All Stories
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