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UNC vascular surgeons first in North Carolina to utilize new carotid stent system
On Jan. 8, a team of UNC vascular surgeons were the first physicians in North Carolina to utilize the ENROUTE Transcarotid Stent, a new carotid stent system developed by Silk Road Medical, Inc.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Jan. 14
Renovating primary care at the UNC Family Medicine Center
With its grand re-opening, the UNC Family Medicine Center celebrates an extensive facility renovation and a redesigned care model. The updated facility will allow Family Medicine to keep up with growing demand, provide a wider variety of services, and offer extended hours.
Located in News / 2016 / June
Mobile Clinic Offers Care to Farm Workers
Once a week during the spring and summer growing season, UNC physicians, nurses, residents, and medical students travel to Benson, NC, to provide care for the area's migrant farmworker population.
Located in News / 2017 / May
Care Beyond the Clinic
UNC student volunteers and the families they serve recently gathered at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham to celebrate completion of the first year of Beyond Clinic Walls for Kids, an interdisciplinary student group that identifies – and seeks to meet – the medical and social needs of pediatric patients and their families outside the clinic setting.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / May 7
Infectious Disease Clinic Celebrates Early Heroes
A recent gathering in the UNC Infectious Disease Clinic served as a reunion for the nurses and other medical staff who worked tirelessly to care for patients in the early days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and ultimately led to the establishment of a dedicated clinic within the hospital for those patients.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Jan. 7
U.S. News places UNC among nation’s best medical schools
Several UNC School of Medicine specialties ranked near the top in the magazine’s annual rankings.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / March 30: National Doctors' Day
In the Halls of New Knowledge
A wide variety of research was on display this week during Student Research Day.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Dec. 3
From Teacher to Volunteer
Rita Bigham spent 19 years as an elementary school teacher in Carrboro. Today, with the help of her dog, Pippin, she is lifting the spirits of patients and UNC Hospitals staff as a volunteer in the Pet Therapy Program.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / Feb. 19
Providing Feedback, Protecting Patients
More than halfway through year two of Clean In, Clean Out, the Thoracic Intensive Care Unit (TICU) is embracing an important new emphasis of the UNC Hospitals' hand hygiene program: providing and receiving feedback graciously.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / March 5
Family and Farmers Markets
There’s never a dull moment for Carol Sparrow. For twelve years, she has worked as a medical communicator for Carolina Air Care. During her free time, she makes homemade honey and beeswax candles on her farm in Chatham County. Now you can find her at the Wellness Wednesday Farmers Market.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / April 30