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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Diabetes is an epidemic in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 30 million Americans have diabetes and face its devastating consequences. What’s true nationwide is also true in North Carolina.  Approximately 1,077,000 people in North Carolina, or 12.9% of the adult population, have diabetes.  Resources for physicians related to helping patients develop treatment plans can be found on the American Diabetes Association website as well as Diabetes Free NC.  If you are interested in earning CME credit on topics related to motivational interviewing, intervention and helping patients with goal setting, visit the DOCME site.  Also, check out this article from the AOA website "Knowledge is Power: 5 Things to Know about Diabetes." 

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

Visit the NC Medical Society website for information about how to order PPE, for legislative updates and more.  

The North Carolina Medical Board has taken numerous actions to address the evolving needs of our state during the current pandemic.  Visit their website for news, info and resources.

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.  

The AOA provides resources for physicians and students.  Daily updates are provided on the AOA website.  

If you are looking for resources to share with your patients in need of food, shelter, emergency assistance, NCCARE 360 provides town and county specific info.  In addition, another resource is the United Way (call 211 for local resources).  

 

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If you are not a member, but are interested in receiving announcements about NCOMA CME events and more, you can sign up for our electronic newsletter.  

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