Intensity-modulated radiation therapy has become the most commonly used type of radiation in prostate cancer, but research from UNC suggests that the therapy may not be more effective than older, less expensive forms of radiation therapy in patients who have had a prostatectomy.
The 2013 Employee Opinion Survey is now open through Monday, June 3. Please view the following message (in English and Spanish) from Gary Park and Dr. Al Daugird.
What do you think? We want to know. The 2013 Employee Opinion Survey begins May 20. Check the Intranet home page to find the link to the survey beginning May 20.
UNC Hospitals' Nutrition & Food Services team is delighted to welcome Sean Fowler, Mandolin of Raleigh’s Executive Chef, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 30. Chef Fowler will join UNC Hospitals' Executive Chef Shawn Dolan and Director Angelo Mojica to provide a cooking demonstration and offer a lunch special for our patients, visitors, and co-workers on patient menus and in the Terrace Café.
The Hillsborough Medical Office Building, a three-floor, 60,000-square-foot building, will open July 1, 2013, as the first piece of UNC Health Care's Hillsborough Campus.
On May 31, 2013, Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC) inpatient and outpatient operations will move from their location on 3 Bedtower to new locations.
From now until May 24, 2013, UNC Health Care will offer a Paid Time Off (PTO) sell-back election period with a payout on June 19, 2013.
Three UNC Health Care nurses traveled to Haiti to provide care to those in need.
The Brushes with Life Art Gallery, located in the Neurosciences Hospital, displays art of local adults living with mental illness. Come celebrate their talents on May 21 from 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Researchers from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and the School of Medicine are looking for volunteers to participate in an online survey to learn about what it is like to take pills.
May 2013 is Older Americans Month! Help us to celebrate this wonderful event on May 23 in the 8 Bedtower Resource Room. The educational series begins at 11 a.m. Food will be served. All are welcome to attend.
Read below for more facts on nicotine replacement therapy from the UNC Nicotine Dependence Program.
The Advanced Life Support Program is offering a Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) class on August 21, 2013, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., at the Timberlyne educational facility.
Applications are now being accepted for the upcoming Fall 2013 Nursing Assistant II Training Program! The program dates are August 13 – November 11.
Radiology interpretations will not be available in PACS or WebCIS between 4:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 18.
Join Team UNC Health Care for the 2013 Triangle Heart Walk! A Kick-Off for Team Captains will be hosted on Thursday, June 13 from 11am-1pm in the 3 Anderson Conference Room.
News from HR this week includes: health insurance annual enrollment and on-site representatives from Glen Lennox Apartments, Fidelity, Collins Crossing Apartments, Homewatch CareGivers of the Triangle, T-Mobile, Cosgrove Hill Apartments, Employee Benefits, Royal Park Apartments, Chapel Hill Tire and Car Care Center and Chamber's Ridge Apartments.
Read the March 2013 Nursing Policy Updates below.