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Sharing skills to save more lives
With only one physician in Malawi trained to perform the surgical procedure required to treat cervical cancer - radical hysterectomy - women died in large numbers from the disease. Two UNC OB-GYNs came up with a way to change that.
Located in News / 2015 / December
Medical operations at Operation Toy Drop led by UNC's Siler
Earlier this month, Sean Siler, DO, MBA, clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine at the UNC School of Medicine and Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves, led medical operations at the annual Operation Toy Drop at Fort Bragg, an event that trains paratroopers and benefits children in need.
Located in News / 2015 / December
Developing the Doctor and the Person
For years, the UNC School of Medicine curriculum has emphasized humanities perspectives in medical education with the goal of developing not only better, more well-rounded doctors, but also more complete people. Now, a new interdisciplinary master’s curriculum, Literature, Medicine, and Culture, offers medical students (and others) an opportunity to formalize their training in the humanities, and prepares them for a changing health care landscape.
Located in News / 2014 / September
Inside Job
As UNC Hospitals' lead hospitalist, Dr. Allen Liles combines clinical skills with systems and process understanding to provide inpatients more seamless care and to improve quality.
Located in News / 2014 / December
Great Expectations: 2014 White Coat Ceremony
Early in the academic year at the UNC School of Medicine, first-year medical students and their families attend the White Coat Ceremony, an annual tradition that recognizes the start of students’ medical careers.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Sept. 25
Giving back to UNC
A spacious three story dollhouse, recently constructed, fully furnished, and ideally located to bring joy to patients of the UNC Pediatric Hematology/Oncology clinic.
Located in Employee News Online / 2016 / April 28
2016 Nursing Staff Recognition Week celebration events through May 7
Nursing Staff Recognition Week is May 6 - 12. From May 2 - 7, events and offerings are being hosted to thank our nurses. View the full calendar and be sure to participate!
Located in Employee News Online / 2016 / May 5
Building a Community for APPs
The UNC Advanced Practice Provider Center helps the UNC Medical Center’s growing population of APPs by offering support and a collaborative governance structure in order to provide them with a community of their own.
Located in Employee News Online / 2016 / July 14
Within hours of undergoing routine wisdom teeth surgery, Burlington teen Ayanna Smith found herself in the fight of her life. The cause? Sepsis. After Ayanna's mom and providers realized how dire the situation had become for her, she was quickly rushed to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at UNC Children’s, where her team of providers, including Drs. Ben Haithcock and Tina Schade Willis, among many others, helped save her life. After more than 40 days in the hospital, she is now recovering and resuming her life. Watch and read this feature by WRAL.
Located in Employee News Online / 2016 / July 14
All Too Real
In August, UNC Hospitals held a mass casualty exercise to evaluate the organization’s preparedness for the unthinkable - an active shooter event on the premises.
Located in Employee News Online / 2016 / Aug. 25