Dr. Karin Minter Named 2017 NC Doctor of the Year

With 5,338 online votes, Karin Minter, MD, a pediatrician at Burlington Pediatrics, was named 2017 NC Doctor of the Year on Doctors’ Day, March 30. As part of the honor, Dr. Minter was presented with a $5,000 check she has donated to Reach Out and Read of Alamance County and Alamance County Partnership for Children. […]

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In Memoriam: Remembering Clark B Hanmer, MD

  On Feb. 1, 2017, the day nominations for the 2017 NC Doctor of the Year opened, Dr. Paul Fuchs, a family physician in Laurel Hill, NC, was one of the first to submit a nomination. He nominated Clark B. Hanmer, MD, a fellow family physician in Scotland County. He had become close with Dr. […]

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Karin R. Minter, M.D.

Karin R. Minter, M.D., MPH, FAAP

A Pediatrician who is passionate about children, families and public health Dr. Karin Minter has practiced at Burlington Pediatrics since 2006. She completed her pediatrics residency at Duke University Medical Center, where she also served as Chief Resident. Dr. Minter has a Master’s Degree in Public Health in the field of Maternal and Child Health […]

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Emotional Well-being

By Jason Horay, MS, ATC, CHES Emotional well-being is the ability to understand ourselves and cope with the challenges life can bring. The ability to acknowledge and share feelings of anger, fear, sadness, or stress/hope, love, joy, or happiness in a productive manner contributes to our emotional well-being. Being emotionally well is more than just […]

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Occupational Well-being

By Jason Horay, MS, ATC, CHES Occupational well-being is the ability to get personal fulfillment from your job while maintaining balance in your life. The desire to contribute in our careers, and to make a positive impact on the organizations we work in, and to society as a whole, leads to occupational well-being. It is […]

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Pieces of the Whole

Well-being is more than simply the absence of disease. It is the full integration of social, emotional, spiritual, environmental, occupational, intellectual, and physical wellness. These seven dimensions act, and interact, in a way that contributes to the overall quality of life. Over the next few weeks, Jason Horay, NCMS Plan Health Promotion Coordinator, and Katherine Ferri will […]

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Dr. Jason Stopyra Named 2016 NC Doctor of the Year

Dr. Jason Stopyra was named NC Doctor of the Year on March 30 in honor of Doctors’ Day.

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Year 2 Kickoff

For the second year, we, NC Doctors’ Day, are shining a light on our state’s great doctors and their grateful patients. Our homegrown celebration was a huge success last year, with over 140 doctors across the state being nominated for the NC Doctor of the Year Award. The Award is presented to the physician who […]

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NCMS Foundation Program Encourages Providers to Practice in Rural Areas

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 […]

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Gloria Graham, M.D.

Dr. Gloria Graham Named 2015 NC Doctor of the Year

By popular demand, Dr. Gloria Graham was named NC Doctor of the Year on March 30 in honor of Doctors’ Day.

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