North Carolina Medical Journal

The NCMJ is a journal of health policy analysis and debate copublished by the North Carolina Institute of Medicine and The Duke Endowment.
Serious Illness Care in North Carolina

Published July 8, 2020

The latest issue of the NCMJ focuses on the care of seriously ill individuals, their families, and their communities in North Carolina.

Vital Directions for Health and Health Care in North Carolina

Published May 4, 2020

The articles draw from the proceedings of the National Academy of Medicine Vital Directions for Health and Health Care symposium in the Research Triangle in 2019.

Youth Behavioral Health in North Carolina

Published March 4, 2020

This issue of the NCMJ covers youth behavioral health in North Carolina, from the concerning rise in youth suicides, to inequities in diagnosis, to the impact of social media use on the developing mind.

Perinatal System of Care in North Carolina

Published January 6, 2020

This issue of the NCMJ covers the state of perinatal health in North Carolina, from levels of perinatal health, to barriers to quality care, to treatment for perinatal substance use disorders.

Health of Justice-Involved People in North Carolina

Published November 4, 2019

This issue of the North Carolina Medical Journal examines the challenges and opportunities in providing health care to our state’s justice-involved population.

Medicaid Transformation in North Carolina

Published August 30, 2019

This issue of the NCMJ provides the history and context to help readers understand the shift to Medicaid managed care in North Carolina.

Technology and Big Data in North Carolina Health Care

Published July 5, 2019

This issue of the NCMJ covers the promise and perils of technology in the health care industry in North Carolina.

Caring for North Carolina’s Immigrant & Refugee Population

Published March 15, 2019

This issue of the NCMJ covers the many challenges and opportunities associated with caring for North Carolina’s growing immigrant and refugee populations.

Newborn Screening in North Carolina

Published January 9, 2019

This issue of the NCMJ  celebrates North Carolina’s pioneering influence on the field of newborn screening, which identifies potentially life-threatening conditions in babies before symptoms occur. 

Rural Health in North Carolina

Published November 5, 2018

This issue of the NCMJ focuses on the health care challenges and opportunities facing rural North Carolina.

Health and the Environment in North Carolina

Published September 18, 2018

This issue takes a look at the myriad ways the environment affects the health of North Carolinians.