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Reducing preventable medical errors
Preventable medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the U.S. behind heart disease and cancer. Benny Joyner, MD, explains how UNC Children’s is keeping patients safe.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
Children's Environmental Health Symposium
The Center for Environmental Health and Sustainability and the Children's Research Institute will be co-hosting a symposium, “Children’s Environmental Health: Exploring New Research and Insights” on October 12, 2018.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Sept. 27
Division Focus: Pediatric Infectious Diseases
UNC Children’s Infectious Diseases program offers expert care and a renewed emphasis on research.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2014 / Issue 10
Our lives with diabetes
Kelly Cash, a long-time employee in pediatrics administration, never imagined that one of her children would become a N.C. Children's Hospital patient. For several weeks in early 2013, however, something just wasn’t right with her then 6-year-old son, Connor. Here, Kelly shares what it was like to learn Connor has type 1 diabetes.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2013 / Issue 3
Patient’s intuition leads to life-saving discovery
"Had I gone to sleep that night, I would never have woken up," says Victoria, a UNC sophomore. This past summer, Victoria received the same diagnosis four times in three days: strep throat. Still, she sensed something was dreadfully wrong and finally came to the ER. As it turns out, she arrived not a moment too soon.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2013 / Issue 4
Beck Dallaghan named 2019 president-elect and 2020 president of the Society of Directors of Research in Medical Education
Gary L. Beck Dallaghan, PhD, Director of Educational Scholarship for the UNC School of Medicine and Research Associate Professor of Pediatrics, has been elected 2019 president-elect and 2020 president of the Society of Directors of Research in Medical Education. Beck Dallaghan has served as the treasurer for the organization over the past four years.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / June 20
Research network advances care for pediatric IBD
UNC Children's is leveraging a national collaborative, ImproveCareNow, to improve outcomes for patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2014 / Issue 9
The greatest gift
Born with a congenital heart defect, Samiya was diagnosed with congestive heart failure at just 4 months old. Her only hope of survival: a heart transplant. But would it come in time?
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2014 / Issue 9
Surgeons save teen from life-threatening infection
A minor scratch nearly cost Austin Campbell his leg—and his life.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2014 / Issue 10
Children's Research Institute Seminar Series: "22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome in Children: Beyond Schizophrenia"
The Children's Research Institute presents its February speaker, Stephen Hooper, PhD, for his talk, "22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome in Children: Beyond Schizophrenia."
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Jan. 24