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UNC’s Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery upends the residency interview process
In research recently published in The Laryngoscope, the department details results from two years of adding surgical simulation to residency interviews.
Located in News / 2018 / May
The Measure of a Doctor
As Harold Pillsbury, MD, retires as chair of UNC Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery, we take a look back at his career through the eyes of one of his patients.
Located in News / 2018 / June
UNC receives grant to support young physician scientists
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists aims to address potential burnout of young doctors who have substantial research and extra-professional responsibilities.
Located in News / 2016 / January
Dr. Kevin Brown discusses vertigo on WPTF
Dr. Brown talked with NewsRadio680 WPTF about the symptoms of vertigo, after UNC men's basketball coach Roy Williams suffered an episode of vertigo during a game.
Located in News / 2016 / February
The Children’s Cochlear Implant Center at UNC partners with knitting group to create hearing anniversary gifts for children
The Children’s Cochlear Implant Center at UNC recently partnered with a knitting group to create cuddly love monsters – a Carolina blue creature holding a balloon that’s also the center’s logo – to give to children when they reach their one-year hearing anniversary.
Located in News / 2016 / August
UNC hearing loss experts lead clinical trials of FDA-approved hearing implant
Ninety-seven percent of trial participants reported hearing improvements in the first year with the use of the SYNCHRONY EAS (Electric Acoustic Stimulation) Hearing Implant System. UNC implanted more patients than any other participating hearing center.
Located in News / 2016 / September
Two UNC Hospitals programs nationally ranked among ‘2015 Top Medical Residency Programs'
UNC’s obstetrics and gynecology residency was ranked No. 5 nationwide and No. 1 in the South, and UNC's family medicine residency was ranked No. 7 nationwide. In addition, 11 UNC programs were named among the Top Residencies of the South.
Located in News / 2015 / January
Patient older age not an issue in revision cochlear implantation
Sometimes patients with coclear implants need to have a second or "revision" implantation surgery because of device failure. A new UNC study finds that adults age 65 and older do just as well in speech perception after revision cochlear implantation as those younger than 65.
Located in News / 2015 / January
Patient at UNC Hospitals is first in U.S. to receive newly approved cochlear implant
Dr. Harold Pillsbury performed the surgery to implant a newly FDA-approved device that enables wearers to have MRI scans when needed. This was not possible with earlier cochlear implant models.
Located in News / 2015 / March
A dress rehearsal for surgery
UNC School of Medicine and NC State researchers create 3D-printed models of temporal bones to be used for surgical simulation in pediatric cases and for patients with unusual anatomy.
Located in News / 2015 / April