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The UNC Center for Latino Health recognizes its 10 year anniversary, announces a new cardiology clinic, and celebrates Claudia Rojas, the center manager who has been named "Community Service Person of the Year."
Located in Employee News Online / 2018 / Aug. 30
Skills of a Tar Heel, Luck of the Irish
In May, a faulty heart valve nearly put an end to Jim Weber. But after receiving a transcatheter aortic valve replacement at UNC Medical Center, Weber says he feels like he’s been gifted with years he didn’t have before. A lifelong Notre Dame fan, Weber joined Matt Cavender, the doctor who performed the valve replacement, as the Fighting Irish faced the Tar Heels at Kenan Stadium.
Located in News / 2017 / October
7 Neurosciences spreads kindness through holiday initiatives
Through two kindness initiatives -- "Scatter Kindness. Watch it Grow." and "Twelve Days of Christmas Kindness" -- 7 Neurosciences has been raising spirits this holiday season.
Located in Employee News Online / 2016 / Dec. 15
International Infection Prevention Week at UNC Hospitals
Infection prevention initiatives throughout the hospital are critical to reducing healthcare-associated infections, readmissions to the hospital, and patient mortality. In addition, healthcare-associated infection metrics are publicly reportable and our hospital reimbursement rates are dependent on our provision of the safest patient care we can deliver. Everyone can play a role in infection prevention, from participation in our hospital’s Clean In, Clean Out hand hygiene program to adhering to isolation precautions signs posted on the patient’s doors to advocating for our patients to have devices (e.g., central lines and foley catheters) removed as soon as possible.
Located in Employee News Online / 2016 / Oct. 20
Staring down the widowmaker
Roger Darr’s heart attack was caused ventricular fibrillation, or “sudden cardiac death”. Most patients who experience ventricular fibrillation at home do not survive. But thanks to high quality CPR provided by his quick-thinking wife, first responders, the Emergency Room staff at Central Carolina Hospital, and the providers at the UNC Medical Center, Roger is around to tell his story.
Located in News / 2017 / August
Staff, Students and Faculty Engage in Creative Diversity Dialogues
During a gathering at the Ackland Museum of Art, a group of Hospital and School of Medicine staff, students and faculty used images and objects to reflect on pressing hot topics.
Located in Employee News Online / 2018 / Jan. 25
The TUG robots are coming
Since 2008, UNC Hospitals has utilized TUG robots in the laboratory, which make deliveries inside and outside the lab. On Jan. 29, 2018, our fleet of autonomous mobile robots will begin to grow, eventually reaching a total of 18. These TUG robots will assist our support services teams with delivery activities.
Located in Employee News Online / 2018 / Jan. 25
‘Unraveling Zika’: Join UNC School of Medicine experts for panel discussion, Q&A
The UNC School of Medicine has more than a dozen groups dedicated to Zika research and vaccine development. On Tuesday, Nov. 29, the School of Medicine will host an expert panel event and Q&A discussion in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium at UNC’s FedEx Global Education Center. The event is open to the public and audience questions are encouraged.
Located in News / 2016 / November
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Located in Vital Signs / 2015
Welcoming the UNC School of Medicine Class of 2020
Members of the UNC School of Medicine class of 2020 arrived on campus this week to begin their medical school journey. During their four years, they will learn in classroooms and clinics here in Chapel Hill, across the state of North Carolina and beyond.
Located in News / 2016 / August