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

Seven UNC Hospitals residency programs nationally ranked by Doximity

Seven UNC Hospitals residency programs nationally ranked by Doximity

UNC’s residency programs in Anesthesiology, Family Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Otolaryngology, Pediatrics, Radiation Oncology and Urology are all ranked in the top 30 programs nationwide in the Doximity Residency Navigator.

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Planned Epic@UNC downtime Sunday, Oct. 2

There is a planned Epic@UNC downtime scheduled from 3 - 4:30 a.m. Sunday morning, Oct. 2. Epic@UNC will be down for 90 minutes while ISD applies an update.

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UNC PREP reports impressive results

UNC PREP reports impressive results

Newly released research shows that the UNC Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) is setting a high standard for the other 31 NIH-funded PREP programs across the country.

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Study finds links between physicians setting cancer care guidelines and drug industry

Study finds links between physicians setting cancer care guidelines and drug industry

UNC Lineberger researchers, led by Aaron Mitchell, MD, found a high prevalence of financial relationships among authors who helped develop a leading set of cancer care guidelines in the United States in a study published in JAMA Oncology. They say the work lays the foundation for future studies of whether the payments influenced clinical practice or guideline recommendations.

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Researchers question process for reviewing coverage of ‘off label’ cancer drug use

Researchers question process for reviewing coverage of ‘off label’ cancer drug use

In a paper published online by the Journal of the American Medical Association, UNC Lineberger physician-researchers led by Ethan Basch, MD, MSc, raised concerns that there are inconsistencies between the five reference guides, or compendia, that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services uses to determine which drugs it will reimburse for off-label uses in cancer care.

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UNC expert weighs in on e-cigarette debate

UNC expert weighs in on e-cigarette debate

Rob Tarran, PhD, says much is unknown about the effects of vaping, but data thus far suggest it is not harmless.

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Active Shooter Response Training

Active Shooter Response Training is a one-hour class offered by UNC Hospitals Police for all UNC Health Care staff. Classes will be held at the Hedrick Building and the Hillsborough Campus. Please log in to LMS to sign up.

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‘Faces of UNC Health Care’ gallery to go on display Aug. 26

We all have a story to share. The ‘Faces of UNC Health Care’ gallery, which will go on display beginning Friday, Aug. 26, in the corridor between the N.C. Cancer and N.C. Neurosciences Hospitals, celebrates the achievements and personal stories of the patients, caregivers, researchers, students, and teachers of UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

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UNC Hospitals, Chatham Hospital Patient Movement Matrix updated

The UNC Hospitals and Chatham Hospitals Patient Movement Matrix has been updated to the new PDF format in the Training Documentation library (Version 3.0) along with "From" sheets.

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Introducing UNC Health Care’s Patient Access and Clinical Integration leadership team

Based on recommendations from the Carolina Value Care Access and Physician Solutions teams, UNC Health Care is creating a new department, Patient Access and Clinical Integration.

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Bell Tower Surface Visitor Lot parking spaces converted to hourly spaces

The 15 parking spaces at the Bell Tower Surface Visitor Lot have been converted to hourly visitor spaces with a three-hour limit. There is a pay station located in the lot and the spaces are available for all to use. This change was outlined by the university in the Deptartment of Public Safety Transportation & Parking 2011 – 2016 Plan.

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Seventh Annual Pedal For Peds

The UNC Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology is proud to present the 7th Annual Pedal for Peds event on Saturday, Oct. 8th, 2016 at the UNC Wellness Center in Northwest Cary.

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Nursing Policy Updates - August 2016

Please read these important Nursing Policy Updates for August 2016.

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News from HR

Fidelity will have a representative onsite on Monday, Aug. 29, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Population Health Symposium

On Friday, Sept. 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m at the Sheraton Chapel Hill, the UNC Department of Health Policy and Management at the Gillings School of Global Public Health is hosting a Population Health education symposium that is open to everyone. ACHE continuing education credit is available.

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Jaberg named President & CEO for Wayne Memorial Hospital

The Board of Directors of Wayne Memorial Hospital has named Janie Jaberg the hospital’s President and CEO, effective in early November.

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Challenging the status quo: Katz examines training, staffing and research in cardiac intensive care

Challenging the status quo: Katz examines training, staffing and research in cardiac intensive care

Jason Katz, MD, MHS, medical director of UNC’s cardiac intensive care unit, examines the challenges facing cardiac intensive care units and clinicians, and offers innovative recommendations for training, staffing and research for this emerging field.

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How do antidepressants trigger fear and anxiety?

How do antidepressants trigger fear and anxiety?

UNC School of Medicine researchers map the anxiety circuit in the brain and use a compound to limit fearful behavior – an acute side effect of commonly prescribed SSRI antidepressants.

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