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Announcing the ACGME CLER Visit – April 19-21
The CLER (Clinical Learning Environment Review) visit is a critical aspect of our accreditation as an institutional sponsor for all of our Graduate Medical Education programs at UNC Hospitals.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / April 14
Carolina Global Photography Contest accepting submissions
The 17th annual Carolina Global Photography Contest is accepting submissions through Sept. 30. This amateur competition is open to all students, faculty, alumni and staff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and it showcases Carolina’s global activity, educational opportunities, research and service work.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / July 21
Call for Nominations: Fuller Award
The H. Fleming Fuller Award is intended as a permanent memorial to Kinston, N.C., physician H. Fleming Fuller, a founding member of the Board of Directors of the N.C. Memorial Hospital. Faculty members are encouraged to nominate someone who meets the award criteria of service, commitment, compassion, and respect.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Sept. 29
Your Health: Indications on Prescription Drugs
This week on Your Health Radio, Adam and guest co-host Laurel Sisler, MSW, LCSWA, have an exciting conversation with Gordon Schiff, MD, internist and safety science director at Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care Academic Innovations Collaborative. The theme of the conversation is Indications on Prescription Drugs.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Aug. 11
Three UNC Medical Students Launch PATCH
After completing their Teach for America commitments Melissa Rolfsen, Kyle Roedersheimer and Kahra Manji-Nix attended medical school at UNC, where they found a way to combine their Teach for America ideals and their medical training. The friends launched PATCH, which stands for Propelling Adolescents Towards Careers in Health, in January. The program consists of eight consecutive Saturday classes exposing high school students from Title I Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) to the health care profession.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Sept. 10
A conversation with Sarah Smithson: Course Director, Advanced Practice Selective
Sarah Smithson, MD, MPH, has had a busy summer. In addition to recently transitioning into full-time practice with the Department of Medicine’s Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Smithson was named course director for the UNC School of Medicine’s Advance Practice Selective, beginning the new roles July 1. We spoke with Smithson about her background and what she hopes to achieve in her new role.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Aug. 6
Center for Aging and Health receives federal grant
The UNC Chapel Hill Center for Aging and Health has been awarded a $2.55 million grant funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration designed to impact the aging populations of North Carolina.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Aug. 6
Taking Care of the Small Stuff
Tigist Tamir, a third-year graduate student in the Major lab, was recently awarded the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Gilliam Fellowship to research cell-signaling mechanisms that could provide new targets for treating cancer.
Located in News / 2016 / August
Five-year Review of Nigel Mackman, PhD, Director, McAllister Heart Institute
An ad hoc committee has been appointed to undertake a routine review of the leadership provided by Nigel Mackman PhD, Director of the McAllister Heart Institute, and a review of the McAllister Heart Institute. The review is a standard procedure of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The committee invites your written or verbal comments, suggestions and relevant information. The review will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Sept. 8
Lee to step down as Chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Michael Y. Lee, MD, MHA, Sidna Chockley Rizzo Distinguished Professor and Founding Chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, has announced that he will be stepping down from the position, effective September 2016, after serving in the role for almost 23 years.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / July 21