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2014 Cadaver Memorial Service draws big crowd
Body donations enhance educational opportunities for first-year medical students at UNC, and each year, at the end of their anatomy block, students gather to express their gratitude to the donors by holding a memorial service for them.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Feb. 13
A "Fitbit" For Better Lung Function
Two UNC School of Medicine students team up with peers at Duke and NC State to create a device to help COPD patients improve lung function, track their health, and provide data for doctors.
Located in News / 2015 / October
A Long-term Research Relationship
As a high school student, Caitlin Burk began working in the research lab of Wesley Burks, MD. Now, eight years later, she continues that work while balancing the demanding schedule of a third-year medical student.
Located in News / 2016 / April
Acting and Educating
Standardized patient actors play a role, literally, in the education of UNC medical students. They’ve begun playing new parts to enhance resident training.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 9
An Oath to Military Medicine
Matthew Braswell leads the Military Medical Interest Group, a UNC School of Medicine student organization with the goal of helping families at UNC Hospitals and broadening the medical experience of medical students.
Located in News / 2016 / January
AOA Service Leadership Grant Awarded to UNC Medical Students and Faculty
The 2014 AOA Service Leadership Grant was awarded to a team of medical students and faculty, led by Dr. Amelia Drake.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / March 20
BBSP welcomes new students
On Aug. 15 a new class of PhD students gathered to begin their week of orientation. During their first year, they will receive training through the Biomedical and Biological Sciences Program (BBSP). They will rotate through multiple labs and collaborate with their classmates before selecting one of the BBSP member PhD programs, and the lab where they will complete their thesis. We met a few of the students.
Located in News / 2016 / August
Building a Bridge for Patient Care
Medical students and Albert Schweitzer fellows Stephanie Kiser and Laura Cone are passionate about North Carolina, their home state. By developing an educational program and clinic for individuals with chronic diseases, they're doing what they've always wanted to do - give back to North Carolinians.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Oct. 23
Bynum honored for obesity prevention work
Milele Bynum, a third-year medical student, earned the Community Outreach Award from the American Academy of Family Physicians for "Walking in Faith," a faith-based nutrition education and walking program.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / June 12
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