NCOMA - The State's Oldest Osteopathic Medical Association

Mission Statement 

The purpose of the North Carolina Osteopathic Medical Association is to promote, advocate, maintain and support the philosophy of Osteopathic Medicine for the benefit of the profession and the people of North Carolina.  

Accredited by the AOA as a CME Sponsor

In May 2018, the AOA Council on Osteopathic CME awarded NCOMA a 5 Year Accreditation with Commendation as Category 1 CME Sponsor.  

        The Benefits of Membership

  • Early notification of CME events; 
  • Discounted conference registration rates; 
  • Advocacy efforts to address state and federal policies and legislation that impact the profession; 
  • Leadership opportunities; 
  • Discounts on practice solutions such as website hosting, marketing and more.  
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 Colon Cancer Awareness Month

According to the American Cancer Society, in the United States, colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men and in women, and the second most common cause of cancer deaths when men and women are combined. It's expected to cause about 53,200 deaths during 2020.  To learn more about the resources for you and your patients, visit the Colorectal Cancer Alliance website.    

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Prescription Savings Through NC Drug Card Program 

NCOMA is proud to be a sponsor of the NC Drug Card Program, the statewide free assistance program available to all North Carolina residents.  The card provides savings as high as 75% on most brand and generic medications.  Learn more here  about the program and how to download your free card or send the coupon to your mobile phone.  See the latest flyer for a list of discounted drugs.  

COVID - 19 Resources for Health Care Providers

Review the latest information from the NC Department of Health and Human Services here.  

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The CDC also provides frequent updates for physicians and health care facilities.  Stay informed here.  

Weekly Webinars Offer On-going COVID-19 Learning Opportunities 

Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC) and the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers Program (NC AHEC) are working together with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) to offer a webinar every Thursday evening from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. This webinar series will address new options for telephonic and telehealth delivery of care for Medicaid beneficiaries, provide a one-stop location gathering the latest information from NC DHHS and the CDC, and deliver practice support coaching to help practices implement new clinical workflows in response to the changing demands of COVID-19. Register here.

NCAHEC and NCDHHS will hold weekly forums on Fridays from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. to answer your questions about COVID-19. Tune into this forum through your computer using this link: https://zoom.us/j/705979628 or you can dial-in for audio-only access using this number and access code: 1-646-558-8656,705979628#

Volunteer - Do Your Part to Promote the Osteopathic Profession

The NCOMA mission is to promote, advocate, maintain and support the philosophy of Osteopathic Medicine for the benefit of the profession and the people of North Carolina.  To achieve that, we need your help.  Here's how you can be involved.

Present at a CME Event

We are continually seeking speakers for NCOMA hosted CME events.  Let us know if you are willing to share your knowledge with your peers.  Speakers usually receive free conference registration.

Serve on the NCOMA Board or on a Committee

There are leadership opportunities available as a trustee, officer, or committee member to assist with planning events, recruiting members and more.  

Allow Undergraduates to Shadow You

Shadow Many osteopathic medical schools require applicants to get to know a DO as part of the application process. Undergraduate students often contact NCOMA to request the contact info for osteopathic physicians willing to allow students to shadow them in preparation for their application to medical school. You can help prepare these future osteopathic medical students by giving them an opportunity to experience medicine up close and personal.  To participate, complete a short form using the link below.  Note: The info collected is solely for the purpose of creating a contact list that is shared with undergraduate students as requested.  
Shadowing Form
 

 To learn more about these opportunities, contact Nancy Guy, NCOMA Director at [email protected] or 910-893-7960.