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SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals with Golf Channel’s Gary Williams Celebrates 10th Anniversary and 20,000 Patients Served
Since opening its doors in March 2008, SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals has served more than 20,000 seriously ill patients and their loved ones. Anyone can support this critically needed hospitality house by attending Family House’s 10th Anniversary Golf Tournament & Birthday Party on Friday, April 13. Gary Williams, popular host of Golf Channel’s Morning Drive, will emcee both fun-filled events at Chapel Hill Country Club.
Located in News / 2018 / April
Educational Tools Demonstrate Multidisciplinary Bedside Rounds
A new bedside rounding approach will become standard for internal medicine teaching teams at UNC Medical Center. Last year, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) selected UNC as a funding recipient for Back to Bedside, a resident-led initiative to empower medical residents and fellows to increase time with patients, to improve both physician and patient well-being. Medicine residents won a grant to implement a multidisciplinary project. The pilot began in October 2017.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / March 22
UNC Resident Appreciation Week
The UNC School of Medicine's Gold Humanism Honor Society is once again hosting UNC Resident Appreciation Week. From March 26 to March 30, residents will be eligible for discounts at several area businesses, and there will be an ice cream social at the UNC Hospitals' Starbucks patio from 1 - 3 p.m. on March 28.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / March 22
UNC Lineberger researcher launches startup to improve radiation treatment in developing world
UNC Lineberger's Sha Chang, PhD, was named to the latest class of KickStart Venture Services' Commercialization Award winners. Her startup company is creating solutions for improving radiation treatment for cancer.
Located in News / 2018 / February
A history of de-prescribing: Why UNC physicians’ approach to opioids is catching on
UNC’s Paul R. Chelminski, MD, MPH, and Timothy J. Ives, PharmD, MPH, CPP, have been sounding the alarm about proper opioid prescribing for decades. Now their treatment methods are the focus of a multi-institutional study on opioid use that could one day change how all health care providers approach chronic pain management.
Located in News / 2018 / February
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
5 Anderson: Four years without a CAUTI
After a spike in infections rates in FY13, the heart and vascular unit implemented new workflows, revised protocols and empowered staff to help keep their patient’s infection-free. As a result the unit went a remarkable four years without a catheter-associated UTI.
Located in Employee News Online / 2018 / Jan. 11
Physician Assistant Studies Celebrates Inaugural Commencement Ceremony
Twenty members of the inaugural Physician Assistant Studies program in the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Allied Health Sciences were honored at commencement on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Dec. 21
The Gift of Sophie
The dying wish of a teenager sparked the creation of the Be Loud! Sophie Foundation and UNC Lineberger’s Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Support Program, which has become a national leader in the movement to help young people stay true to who they are despite a cancer diagnosis.
Located in News / 2017 / December