The North Carolina College of Emergency Physicians (NCCEP) is a chartered chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians. NCCEP is a diverse group of practicing emergency physicians, including academicians, private practice physicians, large groups, small groups, individual physicians, board certified, non-board certified, rural, urban, residents, and medical students. David Nelson, MD was the Chapter’s first president, serving from 1972 to 1974. Since that time, 29 outstanding members have volunteered their time and passion for emergency medicine in service as Chapter President. NCCEP has grown to over 800 members statewide and continues to grow each year.