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The Measure of a Doctor
As Harold Pillsbury, MD, retires as chair of UNC Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery, we take a look back at his career through the eyes of one of his patients.
Located in News / 2018 / June
For her father, Morgan runs to support cancer research
Katie Morgan, PharmD, a clinical pharmacist working with neuro-oncology and genitourinary-oncology patients at the N.C. Cancer Hospital, found her calling during her father's four-year battle with glioblastoma. To honor him and others fighting brain cancer, Morgan is running in the Head for the Cure 5K, which will be held Sept. 8 in Chapel Hill to raise money for brain cancer research.
Located in News / 2018 / September
Educational Tools Demonstrate Multidisciplinary Bedside Rounds
A new bedside rounding approach will become standard for internal medicine teaching teams at UNC Medical Center. Last year, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) selected UNC as a funding recipient for Back to Bedside, a resident-led initiative to empower medical residents and fellows to increase time with patients, to improve both physician and patient well-being. Medicine residents won a grant to implement a multidisciplinary project. The pilot began in October 2017.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / March 22
SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals with Golf Channel’s Gary Williams Celebrates 10th Anniversary and 20,000 Patients Served
Since opening its doors in March 2008, SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals has served more than 20,000 seriously ill patients and their loved ones. Anyone can support this critically needed hospitality house by attending Family House’s 10th Anniversary Golf Tournament & Birthday Party on Friday, April 13. Gary Williams, popular host of Golf Channel’s Morning Drive, will emcee both fun-filled events at Chapel Hill Country Club.
Located in News / 2018 / April
Tale of two double lung transplants and one enduring tribute
For patients with end-stage chronic lung disease, every breath is tiresome and difficult. When the disease is no longer responsive to medical therapies, a lung transplant is a possibility for patients under the age of 70. Frank Sands is breathing new life after a double lung transplant. To show his gratitude, he made a financial gift to create an endowed professorship, supporting the future of UNC's Lung Transplant Program.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / June 14
Running the Race
First-year medical students Rob Arend and Alex Jeffs and third-year medical student Shelley Warner all competed in the Boston Marathon, overcoming cold and wet conditions to finish the historic race.
Located in News / 2018 / April
Women's Leadership Collaborative - Dress for Success
On Wednesday, Feb. 14, Lauren Onken, UNC Health Care System Executive Director, H&V, and Beth Willis, UNC Health Care System Director, Operational Efficiency, hosted a donation drive that resulted in 219 items of professional business attire being donated to Dress for Success TriangleNC.
Located in Employee News Online / 2018 / Feb. 22
Little Hats, Big Hearts
Knitted and crocheted hats were donated by volunteers as part of the Little Hats, Big Hearts program and are being passed out to newborn babies at UNC Hospitals during the month of February.
Located in Employee News Online / 2018 / Feb. 22
Child Maltreatment Outreach Service connects UNC Health Care hospitals via Telemedicine
A grant from The Duke Endowment funded the creation of the Telemedicine Child Maltreatment Outreach Service. The service connects six UNC Health Care facilities to the UNC Child Protection Team for consultation in suspected cases of child abuse.
Located in News / 2018 / July
New iPhone Health App Functionality Gives UNC Health Care Patients Centralized Access to Medical Records
UNC Health Care patients are now among the first patients in the United States with the ability to access their medical records from multiple providers through the Apple iPhone Health app (for phones running iOS 11.3 or later).
Located in News / 2018 / April