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5 Tips for Bringing Your Elderly Loved One to the Emergency Department
For many older adults, emergency departments can be difficult to navigate. Kevin Biese, associate professor of emergency medicine and internal medicine at UNC, and Jan Busby-Whitehead, professor and chief of geriatric medicine at UNC and director of the UNC Center for Aging and Health, share these important steps you can take to help the older adult you are caring for get the care they need and deserve.
Located in News / 2015 / July
7 Neurosciences spreads kindness through holiday initiatives
Through two kindness initiatives -- "Scatter Kindness. Watch it Grow." and "Twelve Days of Christmas Kindness" -- 7 Neurosciences has been raising spirits this holiday season.
Located in Employee News Online / 2016 / Dec. 15
2016 Nursing Staff Recognition Week celebration events through May 7
Nursing Staff Recognition Week is May 6 - 12. From May 2 - 7, events and offerings are being hosted to thank our nurses. View the full calendar and be sure to participate!
Located in Employee News Online / 2016 / May 5
‘I was a mom again’: Women of Horizons share their stories of recovery
In the second of this two-part series, we feature three women, all of whom have successfully graduated from the program they credit with saving their families and their lives.
Located in News / 2017 / April
‘Unraveling Zika’: Join UNC School of Medicine experts for panel discussion, Q&A
The UNC School of Medicine has more than a dozen groups dedicated to Zika research and vaccine development. On Tuesday, Nov. 29, the School of Medicine will host an expert panel event and Q&A discussion in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium at UNC’s FedEx Global Education Center. The event is open to the public and audience questions are encouraged.
Located in News / 2016 / November
A Clear Path Forward
On June 14, Susan Girdler, PhD, professor of psychiatry and psychology, and the director of the Stress & Health Research Program at the UNC School of Medicine, will travel to Washington, D.C., for the first-ever United State of Women Summit, convened by the White House.
Located in News / 2016 / June
A Culinary Christmas
Each year, Stuart Gold, MD, chief of the Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, works on Christmas. He considers it his duty to be there for the patients and their families on his unit, 5 Children’s, who would rather be at home during the holidays but are undergoing treatment for serious medical conditions including cancer and blood disorders.
Located in News / 2017 / January
A Lifelong Mission
When Billy Fischer, MD, was a child, his family spent time living in China. While there, he was struck by the stark contrast between how people lived in China at that time and how his family lived. He's dedicated himself to addressing poverty and disparity and found medicine to be the way he could make the most impact.
Located in News / 2015 / September
A Servant's Heart: Honoring Fallen Heroes
Capt. Jason Jones lost his life in Afghanistan in 2014. His wife, UNC pediatrics resident Dr. Amy Jones, has since become an active member of Special Ops Survivors, a group that supports the spouses of fallen heroes. On Dec. 6, Dr. Jones and members of the Military Medicine Interest Group at UNC were honored at halftime of the UNC men's basketball game against Davidson. Watch video of the ceremony, along with a video produced by UNC athletics.
Located in News / 2015 / December
Accelerating Toward Service: Family Medicine Pipeline Program Kicks Off
A new family medicine pipeline program allows students to complete their MD in three years, secure placement in the UNC Family Medicine Residency Program, and receive support through three years of underserved care in NC.
Located in News / 2016 / March