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The latest news from UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Fundamentals (EEODF) Training

All newly hired/promoted managers and supervisors are required to take the Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Fundamentals (EEODF) training. If you have already completed the Equal Employment Opportunity Institute (EEOI), you do not need to register for EEODF. The next instructor-led classroom session is scheduled for August 23, 2017.

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UNC-led FIT program helps former prisoners take on chronic illnesses

UNC-led FIT program helps former prisoners take on chronic illnesses

A $340,000 The Duke Endowment grant helps UNC Family Medicine physician Evan Ashkin expand Formerly Incarcerated Transition program into Orange County.

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CANCELLED Onsite LGBT Patient-Centered Care Continuing Medical Education Training CANCELLED

NOTE THAT THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED. STAY TUNED FOR A NEW DATE/TIME IN THE NEAR FUTURE. A free training entitled, “Providing an Inclusive and Affirmative Health Care Environment for LGBT People” is being offered on Aug. 21, 2017.

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Helping caregivers find their way back to normal

When a critical incident takes its toll on staff, the volunteers on the Critical Incident Stress Management team helps them figure what normal looks like after an emotional trauma.

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UNC School of Medicine welcomes new PhD students to BBSP

The Biomedical and Biological Sciences Program (BBSP) welcomed a new class of PhD students to Chapel Hill this week for orientation.

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Providers: Please review the Code Status for all inpatients

If your patient’s Code Status in the patient header is listed as “Prior," please place a new code status order so that an active code order is on the patient’s current encounter. Following Go-Live #6, there is a new code status indicator of “Prior,” which represents that the patient had a previous code order on file that is no longer active for the current encounter.

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Mario Capecchi will give keynote talk at Smithies Nobel Symposium

Mario Capecchi will give keynote talk at Smithies Nobel Symposium

Mark your calendars for September 19 at 3 p.m. for a talk by Italian scientist Mario Capecchi, who won the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Martin Evans and our own Oliver Smithies.

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Fourth Annual Gerritsen/Boote ICU Nursing Award Winners

Fourth Annual Gerritsen/Boote ICU Nursing Award Winners

The Division of Nursing would like to congratulate this year's recipients of the Gerritsen/Boote ICU Nursing Award.

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Researchers ramp up new UNC Autism Research Center

Researchers ramp up new UNC Autism Research Center

With seed money from the Kenan Charitable Trust, the new center takes aim at the greatest challenges facing the field of autism spectrum disorder.

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Group led by UNC physician writes patient safety bundle for hypertension in pregnant women

Group led by UNC physician writes patient safety bundle for hypertension in pregnant women

Kathryn Menard, MD, MPH, director of maternal-fetal medicine at UNC, was lead author on the commentary, which makes 14 specific recommendations on how best to address the needs of pregnant and recently postpartum women who face a sudden spike in blood pressure.

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Planned Impax Downtime Aug. 26

The Agfa Impax PACS (Picture Archiving Communication System) will be down from 12:01 a.m. - 4 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 26 due to scheduled maintenance.

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Learning Made Simple (LMS) downtime scheduled this weekend

LMS will be down for updates this weekend beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, through 6 a.m. Saturday, Aug 19.

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News from HR

Find out more about onsite sessions from CAPTRUST and Fidelity.

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9th Annual Jason Ray Dinner and Live Auction

The Jason Ray Foundation is excited to announce that it will host its 9th annual dinner and auction. The evening celebrates the incredible life of Jason Ray, as well as the gift of life and enhanced life through the transplant process.

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Piven to headline Science Café at NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Piven to headline Science Café at NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Joe Piven, MD, will headline the NC Museum of Natural Sciences’ weekly Science Café on Thursday, August 24.

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MedSafe™ medication disposal boxes at UNC Medical Center pharmacies

Medsafe™ boxes have been placed at pharmacies around UNC Medical Center, providing patients with a way to safely and conveniently dispose of expired or unused medications.

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