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

Webinar: 'BPAs - What are they and how do they help?'

Mark your calendars for a webinar review of how to manage the BPAs found in Epic@UNC. This webinar will assist clinicians who work inpatient, ED, and ambulatory settings.

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Five UNC Hospitals residency programs nationally ranked by Doximity

Five UNC Hospitals residency programs nationally ranked by Doximity

UNC’s residency programs in Family Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Otolaryngology, Radiation Oncology and Urology are all ranked in the top 25 programs nationwide in the Doximity Residency Navigator.

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Alice Ma Delivers Whitehead Lecture

Alice Ma Delivers Whitehead Lecture

Alice Ma, MD, associate professor, department of medicine, division of hematology-oncology, delivered this year's Whitehead Lecture. The themes of Ma’s lecture closely followed its title: “Endurance, Obstacles, Perseverance and Joy: My Transformation from the World’s Crummiest Medical Student to Faculty at the World’s Best Medical School.”

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Faculty, Advanced Practice Providers Photo Session

A free drop-in photography session for UNC School of Medicine faculty members and UNC Health Care advanced practice providers (AuDs, CRNAs, CNMs, CNSs, CPPs, LCSWs, NPs, OTs, PTs, PAs and SLPs) only will be held Wednesday, Sept. 30, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the N.C. Women’s Hospital Conference Room 4.

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UNC Hospitals Grief Recovery Group

Beginning Monday, Sept. 14, and running every Monday through Oct. 26, the UNC Hospitals Bereavement Support Service is offering a community Grief Recovery Group. The group is free and open to anyone grieving the death regardless of faith background.

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Flyer detailing UNC Hospitals Emergency Teams

The Resuscitation Committee created a flyer to help educate staff about the different emergency teams available at UNC Hospitals and the proper team to call depending on the situation.

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New Email Signatures and Email Guidelines

In Outlook, every employee should create his or her own signature that states his or her name, title and contact information. Signatures help employees and outside recipients understand your job function and role within UNC Health Care and provide information on how to contact you. Please familiarize yourself with the new email signature guidelines, along with a larger system email policy.

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Thirty additional UNC Health Care ambulatory clinics honored with Stage 6 Recognition from HIMSS Analytics

In early August, 30 additional UNC Health Care ambulatory sites achieved the Stage 6 designation of the HIMSS Analytics Ambulatory Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Adoption Model.

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All About Family

All About Family

David Bueso moved to the United States with his family more than 15 years ago. He began working at UNC Hospitals shortly thereafter. Not only has he made a name for himself in the Emergency Department, he’s also found a work family.

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Healthcare Equality Index – FREE LGBT Patient-Centered Care Training

In 2013 and 2014 UNC Hospitals received Equality Leader status from the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI). UNC Hospitals has once again been invited to participate in the HEI survey. View course descriptions and register for training.

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UNC Hospitals Grief Recovery Group

Beginning Monday, Sept. 14, and running every Monday through Oct. 26, the UNC Hospitals Bereavement Support Service is offering a community Grief Recovery Group. The group is free and open to anyone grieving the death regardless of faith background.

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Writing for Caregivers returns Sept. 1

Writing for Caregivers is a weekly writing group open to anyone in the hospital and community. Come and enjoy a respite by reflecting and writing. The meeting is held every Tuesday from noon - 1 p.m. in the John M. Reeves Chapel.

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UNC Hospitals emergency responders attend Homeland Security Training

UNC Hospitals emergency responders attend Homeland Security Training

From Aug. 17 - 21, emergency responders William Jameson and Arthur Bentulan, from UNC Hospitals Police Department, completed training offered by FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), in Anniston, Ala.

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Crane at Neurosciences Hospital loading dock Aug. 29

A crane will be placed at the Neurosciences Hospital loading dock from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Aug. 29 for the installation of HVAC ductwork. Vehicular access to the Women's and Children's and Anderson Pavilion loading docks will remain open.

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Domestic water shutdown in Neurosciences Hospital

At 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9, the domestic water system from the 3rd floor to the 8th floor of the Neurosciences Hospital will be shut down for a system tie-in for Bone Marrow Transplant Unit project. During this time water will not be available for flushing, hand washing or drinking on these floors. The UNC Hospitals plumbing shop will provide water on each floor for flushing plumbing fixtures, as needed, and bottled water for patient and staff use. The shutdown will last three to four hours.

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Healthwise and Clinical References recording

Did you miss the recent webinar about Healthwise and Clinical References? You can now see the recording of the webinar at your convenience.

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7th Annual CASTLE Fun & Fundraiser

Okay, friends and fans! It’s that time of year again; time to come to Southern Village for an afternoon of Fun & Frolic with the Nomads Band. And all that FUN will help UNC’s Children’ Cochlear Implant program to teach kids who are deaf and hard of hearing to learn to listen and talk all across North Carolina. Plan now to bring your chairs, blankets, picnic cookers, family, friends, and other people’s friends and join us for another GREAT TIME! It is a free event -- just consider donating to the cause!

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Clinical and Translational Research Center Open House

NC TraCS is pleased to announce that the Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC) Outpatient Clinic will relocate to the 1st floor of Burnett-Womack, located at 160 Dental Circle (BW), on Sep 30. Please join us on Tuesday, Sept. 29, from 1 - 4 p.m. for an open house of the new outpatient clinic in BW. Stay tuned for more details and tour registration information.

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Golfing Fore a Cause

The Triangle Chapter of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) is hosting the inaugural Golfing Fore a Cause on Sept. 14 at Hillandale Golf Course in Durham.

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The Proof is in the Pudding

The Proof is in the Pudding

Temperance Rowell delves into the flavored world of e-cigarettes to investigate the long-term effects of a new trend.

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