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Benson R. Wilcox, M.D., 1932-2010
Benson Reid Wilcox, M.D., a distinguished heart surgeon who served 29 years as chief of the UNC Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, died May 11, 2010, at his home after a courageous battle with brain cancer. He was 77.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - May 13, 2010
Surgeons save teen from life-threatening infection
A minor scratch nearly cost Austin Campbell his leg—and his life.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2014 / Issue 10
Largest studies of robotic-assisted surgery for gynecologic procedures find fewer complications
Since 2000, hundreds of hospitals worldwide have used robotic surgical systems to equip surgeons with enhanced vision and dexterity when performing minimally invasive procedures.
Located in Vital Signs / 2008 / November
George F. Sheldon honored with ACS 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award
On Oct. 1, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) presented George F. Sheldon, MD, Zack D. Owens Distinguished Professor of Surgery, Professor of Social Medicine, with its 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award during Convocation Ceremonies that preceded the official opening of the ACS Annual Clinical Congress in Chicago.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / Oct. 4
VIDEO: School of Medicine hosts National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine
The UNC School of Medicine recently hosted the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine. This 10-day camp brought more than 200 high school students from across the nation to learn about the wide range of careers in health care. Check out this video.
Located in Employee News Online / 2011 / Aug. 3
Avoiding summer trauma injuries
Summertime means children are out of school and involved in activities that may lead to injury. But as WNCN reports with the help of UNC Children's trauma program director, Dr. Kim Erickson, and one N.C. Children's Hospital family, simple precautions can keep children safe and enjoying fun in the sun.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
Thoracic surgery directors' group renames Best Resident Paper Award to honor Wilcox
Benson Wilcox, MD, professor of surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, was president of the Thoracic Surgery Directors Association.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - October 2, 2009
Save the date: Fifth UNC Conference on Melanoma: A Multidisciplinary Perspective
The conference will be Feb. 25, 2010. It is presented by the UNC Departments of Surgery and Dermatology.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Dec. 3, 2009
Surgery Grand Rounds - Trauma Management 2010: Ongoing Controversies
The speaker is L.D. Britt, MD, MPH, Chair of the Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School. He is the president elect of the American College of Surgeons. Grand Rounds will be held Feb. 10 at 7:15 a.m. in the Clinic Auditorium.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - Feb. 4, 2010
Thoracic surgery directors' group renames Best Resident Paper Award to honor Wilcox
Benson Wilcox, MD, professor of surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, was president of the Thoracic Surgery Directors Association.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - October 2, 2009