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

News from HR

Find out more about onsite visits from Sprint, Fidelity, Glen Lennox, and TIAA-CREF, as well as information about TIAA webinars.

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UNC Health Care Heart Walk Kick-Off Meeting

Please join Team UNC Health Care for the 2016 Triangle Heart Walk Kick-Off Meeting on Monday, June 6.

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Minority Men in Medicine Group Builds Legacy of Mentorship

Minority Men in Medicine Group Builds Legacy of Mentorship

The group’s current members help mentor elementary school students in Durham, while also benefiting from the guidance of the program’s graduate physicians. The group is led by first-year medical students Andrew Alexander and Roman Blount, IV.

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What ISD will not ask you in an email

Be careful when responding to email messages that appear to be from ISD. Thieves and hackers may sometimes send such emails asking you to "confirm," "verify" or "update" sensitive information. Learn more about how to protect yourself from such fraudulent messages.

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Finding Home, Fighting Sepsis

As a travel nurse, Ila Mapp encountered instances of sepsis early in her career that stick with her today. As Nurse Manager of the Adult Specialty Care Team at UNC Hospitals, she uses those experiences to assist Code Sepsis, the ongoing organizational effort to reduce sepsis mortality.

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Dealing with Differences

Discover new ways to work with people from diverse backgrounds. Become aware of effective methods of communication that encourage respect and appreciation for our differences. Learn specific skills to deal with hurtful and distasteful comments.

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Preventing Patient Harm: Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcer Reduction

A recent Kaizen Event focused on preventing hospital-acquired pressure ulcers through collaboration of an inter-professional team.

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Choosing and Using Child Care

Looking for information about day care? Choosing and Using Child Care is a workshop designed for all stages of parenthood.

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Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization course

The Advanced Life Support Programs will offer a Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) course on Aug. 1, 2016, from 8 a.m. until about 2 p.m.

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Show Your #KomenPink20

Show Your #KomenPink20

All employees are encouraged to participate in a special social media campaign in support of The Komen® Triangle Race for the Cure.

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Lobby connector between Women’s and Neurosciences closed morning of May 26

On Thursday morning, May 26, the lobby connector that connects the Women’s and Neurosciences lobbies will be closed for approximately four hours so that the skylight may be replaced. The work will start at 7:30 a.m. and end at noon. The alternate route during this time will be the outside sidewalk that runs between the Women’s Hospital and Neurosciences Hospital or the back hallway. Signs with direction arrows will be placed to guide people around the work area.

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FreedomPay funding transactions change effective June 1 at UNC Medical Center

Please be advised that effective June 1, 2016, FreedomPay funding transactions via credit card will be categorized by the Card Associations as a ‘Quasi-Cash’ instead of a ‘Miscellaneous Business’ transaction. As such, some banks and credit cards may recognize this type of transaction as a ‘Cash Advance’ and you may be subject to associated cash advance fees charged by your bank.

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Live WebEx Access Request Center (ARC) training classes

The Access Request Center (ARC) is the system we will use for requesting and approving access to Lawson, Epic@UNC, Business Objects/Universes and other UNC Health Care enterprise-wide applications. The ISD Identity and Access Management department is offering live WebEx Access Request Center (ARC) training classes.

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 Researchers link gene expression patterns of normal tissue to breast cancer prognosis

Researchers link gene expression patterns of normal tissue to breast cancer prognosis

In the journal npj Breast Cancer, researchers reported they identified a particular gene expression pattern in normal-appearing breast tissue around tumors that was linked to lower 10-year survival rates for women with estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer.

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The Power of Blood

The Power of Blood

Thanks to support from the NC TraCS Institute, a UNC School of Medicine researcher’s unique expertise could one day thwart America’s top killer.

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Children's author Ralph Hardy comes to UNC Medical Center

North Carolina author Ralph Hardy is coming to UNC Medical Center on Tuesday, June 14, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Zumba@Work

Did you know the Women’s Health Information Center offers Zumba@Work for employees?

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Yoga@Work

Join us for Yoga@Work at the Women's Health Information Center!

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Weight Watchers

The Women’s Health Information Center hosts Weight Watchers for employees!

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