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UNC begins new six-year integrated cardiothoracic surgery residency program
In 2010, the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will begin a new six-year integrated residency program, which residents will enter directly from medical school.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Sept. 18, 2009
Children’s operating rooms get a facelift at UNC Hospitals
UNC Hospitals performs 5,000 general pediatric surgeries every year. Recently, the hospital has redesigned its pediatric operating rooms to help make children less anxious before the operations. The new rooms were dedicated on May 6.
Located in Vital Signs / 2011 / May 19
Level I pediatric trauma center gives patient miraculous second chance at life
When 6-year-old Lilli Goins was in a catastrophic car accident near her hometown in Pembroke, N.C., her injuries were so severe, first responders told her mom she wouldn’t survive. As fate would have it, though, Lilli was airlifted to N.C. Children's Hospital, now an ACS-verified Level I pediatric trauma center, and experienced a miraculous recovery.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2014 / Issue 1
TBJ Selects Seven Health Care Heroes from UNC Medical Center, School of Medicine
Triangle Business Journal selected seven medical and research leaders as Health Care Heroes, including former Dean and UNC Health Care CEO William Roper, current Dean and CEO Wesley Burks, and the student-led organization White Coats Black Doctors.
Located in News / 2019 / January
John Stackhouse, founder of the NC Jaycee Burn Center, passed away
Stackhouse pledged $40,000 to help establish the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center at UNC Hospitals. In addition, he provided a gift to establish the John Stackhouse Distinguished Professorship and lecture series in 1994 and to provide continued support for the Burn Center.
Located in News / 2019 / February
UNC Health Care Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for Surgical Tower
Special speakers and dozens of UNC colleagues and friends gathered Monday in the NC Cancer Hospital Courtyard to officially kick off construction for a new surgical tower scheduled for completion in 2022.
Located in News / 2019 / May
External Advisory Board Issues Findings & Recommendations for UNC Children’s Pediatric Heart Surgery Program
The report, which was reviewed by the UNC Health Care Board of Directors September 16th, makes several detailed recommendations to improve the program, while noting UNC Health Care’s commitment to programmatic quality and improvement.
Located in News / 2019 / September
Researchers develop method for separating tissue types in tumor samples
UNC Lineberger researchers led by Jen Jen Yeh, MD, vice chair for research in the Department of Surgery, designed a computational method to distinguish cancerous tissue from the surrounding connective tissue and cells known as stroma, as well as from immune cells in the tumor’s environment, to drive personalized treatment strategies for cancer patients.
Located in News / 2019 / October
Pancreatic cancer tumor classification could optimize treatment choices
UNC Lineberger’s Jen Jen Yeh, MD, and Naim Rashid, PhD, reported findings on how two subtypes of pancreatic cancer respond to treatments differently. Importantly, they found that one subtype of the disease showed poor responses to common therapies, and also had worse survival rates.
Located in News / 2019 / November
Surgical & Cardiology Team at UNC Children’s Help Infant Thrive
Margot Halpin is Flourishing After Heart Surgery at Four Months Old
Located in News / 2019 / December