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

News from HR

Learn more about the upcoming the maternity workshop, plus information about onsite visits from Fidelity and TIAA.

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UNC Health Care nursing teams honored with inaugural Hurst Gold Standard Award

Nursing staff from hospitals across the UNC Health Care System received the award, which recognizes outstanding achievement on performance measures that directly impact patient experience.

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Temporary visitor restrictions on children under 12 lifted April 25 at UNC Hospitals

Due to a decrease in the number of influenza cases, visitor restrictions for inpatient areas and waiting rooms at UNC Hospitals (Chapel Hill and Hillsborough) ended on Tuesday, April 25, 2017.

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New Location for Nursing Grand Rounds

Beginning May 12, 2017, Nursing Grand Rounds will be moving to the Ortho Classroom on 5 Bedtower.

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Nursing Grand Rounds: The Behavioral Response Team

This nursing Grand Rounds presentation by Anna Soloway, Adam Super and Paul Perryman will describe the composition and function of the Behavioral Response Team (BRT) focusing on the nursing perspective.

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UNC SOM professor consults with Sesame Street to create character with autism

UNC SOM professor consults with Sesame Street to create character with autism

Listen to Laura Klinger, PhD, on WUNC's The State of Things discussing the creation of a new Sesame Street character Julia, who is depicted as having autism. Klinger, director of the UNC TEACCH Autism Program, was an expert consultant in the creation of the character.

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On-site registration available for UNC Hospitals and UNC REX Healthcare team for the Komen Race for the Cure

Representatives from the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure will be on site next, Tuesday, April 25 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to register people for the UNC Health Care and UNC REX Healthcare team.

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Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Fundamentals 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.

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Bashford to lead new Office of Rural Initiatives

Bashford to lead new Office of Rural Initiatives

Robert Bashford, MD, will assume the role of Associate Dean for Rural Initiatives, leading the UNC School of Medicine’s newly created Office of Rural Initiatives. In this position, he will expand his work to recruit and train the next generation of primary care physicians passionate about serving in rural North Carolina. In addition, he will build multidisciplinary, interprofessional groups to serve in rural underserved settings.

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UNC School of Medicine's Leslie Parise elected UNC-Chapel Hill Faculty Chair

UNC School of Medicine's Leslie Parise elected UNC-Chapel Hill Faculty Chair

Parise is completing a second term on the Faculty Executive Committee (FEC) and Faculty Council, where she pushed for improvements to the campus work-life environment and initiated discussions that led to creation of the Chancellor’s Science Scholars Program in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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May 3 Farmers Market cancelled

Due to the Nursing Staff Recognition Extravaganza being held on Wednesday, May 3, the Wellness Wednesday Farmers Market will not take place on that day. It will return as scheduled on Wednesday, May 10.

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Seats still available for NQR Driving Excellence in Patient Care Conference

Register now for the Nursing Quality & Research Driving Excellence in Patient Care Conference on April 27 - 28!

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News from HR

Find more information about the upcoming Maternity Workshop, as well as onsite visits from Fidelity and TIAA.

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Sparkle Life Trunk Show

Sparkle Life Interchangeable Jewelry will return to UNC Hospitals on May 2 and 3.

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“We are not our disease”: UNC Horizons celebrates 23 years of healing women and children with new facility

“We are not our disease”: UNC Horizons celebrates 23 years of healing women and children with new facility

UNC and surrounding communities gathered together on Wednesday to celebrate the grand opening of the new facility for UNC Horizons at Shelton Station in downtown Carrboro. UNC Horizons has been treating new and expecting mothers with substance use disorders, while keeping the mother-child dyad intact, since 1994.

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