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William
William, born with a rare congenital condition called Hirschsprung disease, was transferred to UNC Hospitals within days of birth for specialized surgery to repair his colon. The surgery saved his life. Now 11 and experiencing recurrent problems, William is once again under expert care at UNC, this time in the "new" children's hospital. This is William’s story.
Located in UNC Children's News / News / Calendar Kids
Surgeons say parents must prepare children for contact with dogs
Physicians at UNC Children's have noted an increase in the number of cases involving dogs and harm to children. With dogs being a part of many families, parents should take steps to prevent injuries from dog bites.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2016 / August
UNC Hospitals’ care earns Blue Distinction® Center+ Designation for Quality and Cost-Efficiency for Five Service Lines
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina ranked UNC Hospitals’ bariatric surgery, cardiac care, knee & hip replacement, spine surgery, maternity and complex & rare cancer service lines highly as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program
Located in News / 2016 / March
Rabia Nizamani, MD, On How They Follow the Patient Plan Through
Rabia Nizamani, MD, an assistant professor of surgery in the division of burn surgery at UNC-Chapel Hill, discusses why she chose to become a burn surgeon, her love of teaching, and why UNC is one of the best places to learn.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / November 14
UNC Hospitals resident physician launches #ILookLikeASurgeon
Heather Logghe, MD, a resident in surgery at UNC Hospitals, created a hashtag that sparked a worldwide movement.
Located in News / 2015 / August
Yeh and Strahl named Smithies Investigators
The UNC School of Medicine selected professors from the departments of surgery, and biochemistry and biophysics for the annual award in honor of Oliver Smithies, UNC’s first Nobel Prize winner.
Located in News / 2018 / January
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
Training a Nation
For the past eight years, Anthony Charles, MD, has built the Malawian Surgical Initiative, training Malawian surgeons to care for their own and providing transformative educational experiences for UNC medical students and residents.
Located in News / 2016 / August
American Nurses Association Elects Ernest Grant as Next President
Dr. Grant will retire from UNC, after more than 36 years of service, before his term as ANA president begins on January 1, 2019.
Located in News / 2018 / June
New study identifies most important factors in aesthetic surgery patient decisions
UNC School of Medicine researchers, led by Cindy Wu, MD, used a crowdsourcing model to identify what potential patients value most when seeking an aesthetic surgeon.
Located in News / 2017 / January