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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
TeamSTEPPS hits the ORs at UNC Medical Center
This fiscal year, TeamSTEPPS training of health-care professionals involved in patient care is an organizational goal across UNC Medical Center. On Wednesday morning, Jan. 25, more than 600 physicians and staff who work in operating rooms at UNC Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Center, and Hillsborough Hospital received the training. Kicking off the training was UNC athletic director Bubba Cunningham; closing the meeting was a new TeamSTEPPS-enhanced surgical safety checklist that is now live.
Located in Employee News Online / 2017 / Feb. 2
Unraveling Zika: An expert panel and Q&A discussion
The UNC School of Medicine presents Unraveling Zika, an expert panel and Q&A discussion, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the FedEx Global Building on UNC Chapel Hill’s campus.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Nov. 17
TAVR program continues growth, fosters integration
UNC Medical Center’s Structural Heart Team offers patients a chance at a more active life, promotes collaboration across the UNC Health Care system.
Located in News / 2016 / July
In 1975, UNC Lineberger was named a ‘Designated Cancer Center’ by the National Cancer Institute. To mark the milestone, UNC Lineberger's leadership, past and current, recently got together to reflect on the Center's history and look forward to the future.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / July 21
Creating Future Scientists
Albert Schweitzer Fellows and second-year medical students William Runge and Ricky Singh have taken their love of science to middle school classrooms in Hillsborough, N.C., hoping to foster and develop interest in the sciences among young students.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Feb. 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
UNC scientists pinpoint how a single genetic mutation increases autism risk
The research shows the precise cellular mechanisms that could increase risk for the disorder and how an existing drug might help thousands of people with autism.
Located in News / 2015 / August
Part-Time Playwright
For more than three decades, playwriting has been a hobby for UNC researcher Keith Burridge, PhD. Later this month, his play “The First Woman President” will be performed at a theater festival in New York City.
Located in News / 2016 / October
UNC Physician Assistant Program welcomes second class of students at White Coat Ceremony
The UNC School of Medicine Physician Assistant Studies program welcomed its second class of students with a white coat ceremony on January 19, 2017, held in the Carolina Club’s Alumni Hall.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Jan. 26