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First-year students in the field
UNC School of Medicine students have a special connection to the state of North Carolina because of the public service mission of the institution. While clinical week is a traditional part of medical education everywhere, it is particularly special at UNC, giving students an opportunity to interact with the communities they may serve after they complete their education. In some cases it even takes them to their home communities. Last month's clinical week for MS1s was captured via the UNC SOM Facebook page. Please take a moment to view this visual recap of where our students went and what they had to say. And if you haven't already done so, "Like" the UNC School of Medicine on Facebook.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / March 19
McIntosh looks beyond the finish line
On March 15, Paul McIntosh will run in the Tobacco Road Marathon. The second-year medical student is running to honor those suffering from Pompe disease, a rare, genetic condition he was diagnosed with in 2012.
Located in News / 2015 / February
Serious illness can be a great teacher
Elizabeth Swaringen, who writes our Family House Diaries stories, shares additional insights about the couple featured in the latest installment.
Located in News / 2011 / December
Carson receives 2015 Fuller Award
Shannon Carson, MD, professor of medicine, division chief, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, has been awarded this year’s H. Fleming Fuller Award. Carson, who joined the UNC School of Medicine faculty in 1999, called the recognition the peak of his career so far at UNC.
Located in News / 2015 / September
Chuck and Brittany Pope: Drawn Closer Through Serious Illness
A young couple from Pitt County weathers a bad disease, an unexpected relapse and toxic treatments over a journey that has brought them closer after it earlier drove them apart.
Located in News / 2011 / December
UNC Lineberger launches 44 county study of breast cancer in black women
A new study seeking to improve scientists’ understanding of breast cancer, including why the disease’s fatality rate is higher in African-American women, is getting underway in 44 counties in North Carolina.
Located in Vital Signs / 2008 / November