Rita Bigham spent 19 years as an elementary school teacher in Carrboro. Today, with the help of her dog, Pippin, she is lifting the spirits of patients and UNC Hospitals staff as a volunteer in the Pet Therapy Program.
There is a 15-minute Epic@UNC downtime scheduled from 4 – 4:15 a.m. on Sunday morning, Feb. 22.
Thank you to everyone who is working to care for our patients and support patient care during this winter weather. Note the following:
Come join the fun at the 7th annual Touch a Truck event! Touch a Truck provides a unique opportunity for children to explore vehicles of all types – public service, emergency, utility, construction, landscaping, transportation, delivery and just plain cool – all in one place!
UNC Medical Center offers Paid Time Off (PTO) sell-back election periods quarterly to employees.
Information about on-site visits from Employee Benefits, Fidelity and TIAA-CREF.
Read the February 2015 Nursing Policy Updates.
The UNC Hospitals Parking and Transportation office has put together these transportation and parking tips for you to consider during adverse weather events.
Step On Sepsis 2nd Annual 5K Road Race for Sepsis awareness will have professional timing for runners wishing to qualify for major running events. It is also a fun walk/run for families and groups.
The UNC men's basketball team will play Georgia Tech on Saturday, Feb. 21, at 12 p.m. at the Dean E. Smith Center. Expect delays going to and coming from UNC Hospitals and the School of Medicine. View the schedule for Tar Heel Express shuttles, a parking map, and the full schedule for UNC men's basketball.
The UNC men's basketball team will play N.C State on Tuesday, Feb. 24, at 8 p.m. at the Dean E. Smith Center. Expect delays going to and coming from UNC Hospitals and the School of Medicine. View the schedule for Tar Heel Express shuttles, a parking map, and the full schedule for UNC men's basketball.
Drop-in Epic@UNC 'Refresher' and 2014 Upgrade preview sessions offered for inpatient providers March 3
All UNC Hospitals' inpatient providers (Attendings, Residents, Advanced Practice Practitioners, Consulting Physicians, Super Users, etc.) are invited to walk-in sessions on Tuesday, March 3, for an Epic@UNC "Refresher."
The public memorial service for former UNC men's basketball coach Dean Smith will be held on Sunday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. at the Dean E. Smith Center. Traffic around the hospital and the School of Medicine may be heavy before and after the service.
On Feb. 12, Ryan Burch, facility operations coordinator of the UNC Wellness Center at Northwest Cary, was recognized by the Mayor of Cary as a "true hero" due to his actions during an active shooter incident that occurred at the Wellness Center on Jan. 1, 2015.
The Epic@UNC Reporting Team is working diligently to add features in Epic@UNC to empower employees to perform self-service reporting. A number of role-based documents and videos also are available through SharePoint and LMS.
The Epic@UNC Playground is now running the 2014 version of Epic's software, so you can preview the upgrade and practice in preparation for the March 7 upgrade.