Past Events

Events which have already happened.

CHIP Lecture: Clinical Intelligence with Epic Apr 17, 2013 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM Health Sciences Library room 328,
Clinical Intelligence is a rapidly growing and evolving field that uses data to improve healthcare outcomes. In this presentation, Mr. Yosick, from Epic, will share specific examples in which analytical and quantitative methods were used to accomplish objectives as diverse as predictive modeling for patient mortality, measuring differences in the quality of healthcare across regions, and assessing the effectiveness of process improvements in clinical workflows. He will also discuss the future of healthcare analytics and how healthcare providers are leveraging the fields of big data, predictive modeling, and expert systems to improve healthcare.
Surgery Grand Rounds - The Future of Medicine: Training the Next Generation of Doctors Apr 17, 2013 from 07:15 AM to 08:00 AM Old Clinic Auditorium,
Edward G. Buckley, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology & Professor of Pediatrics, Vice Dean for Medical Education, at Duke University's School of Medicine, will deliver the lecture.
Golf for Promise tournament - April 15 Apr 15, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM Governor's Club of Chapel Hill,
Golf for Promise, a fundraiser organized by Jessica Kittelberger, an 11th grader at Ravenscroft School in Raleigh, supports programs and services at N.C. Children's Hospital.
Touch-a-Truck Apr 14, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM University Mall Parking Lot,
Touch-A-Truck, a hands-on family event for kids of all ages, will benefit N.C. Children's Hospital's Promise Grant Program and Boy Scouts of America Troop 39's service projects and activities.
The Bash at Bailey's Apr 13, 2013 from 05:00 PM to 09:00 PM Bailey's Pub & Grille,
Inside Carolina is partnering with Bailey’s Pub & Grille for the 2013 edition of "The Bash," a celebration for Tar Heel football fans. The event will follow the April 13th UNC Spring Game and will benefit North Carolina Children's Hospital.
Benefits Fair coming April 12 Apr 12, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM UNC Hospitals' Lobbies,
You are invited to attend the Benefits Fair from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Friday, April 12, in the lobby concourse between the Children’s and Women’s Hospitals.
Stroke 101 Apr 11, 2013 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education,
In this presentation, Dr. David Huang will examine stroke types—ischemic strokes versus hemorrhagic strokes—and how they happen. We will discuss the various treatments available for the different types of strokes and what doctors and patients can do to prevent future strokes. This lecture is part of the 2012 "What's the Big Idea" lecture series at the Friday Center.
Fred T. Foard Jr. Memorial Lecture Apr 11, 2013 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education,
Jonathan LaPook, CBS News Medical Correspondent will present Public Health at the Intersection of Medicine and Media.
CGIBD Thursday Research Seminar Series Apr 11, 2013 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Bioinformatics Building, First Floor Auditorium,
Scott J. Bultman, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, will present "Dietary Fiber Protects Against Colorectal Tumorigenesis in a Microbiota-and Butyrate-dependent Manner."
UNC Horizons presents 9th Annual Spirituality and Addiction Conference: Spirituality as a Component of Recovery Apr 11, 2013 from 08:00 AM to 04:30 PM The William and Ida Friday Center,
UNC Horizons, a substance abuse treatment program for pregnant and parenting women that is a program of the UNC Department of OB-GYN, hosts an annual conference focusing on the needs of women and their children affected by addiction.
CHIP Lecture: Improving Care Transitions for Complex Patients Through Decision Support Apr 10, 2013 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM Health Sciences Library room 328,
Suboptimal care transitions constitute a significant cause of morbidity, mortality, and excess health care costs in the United States. Since patients with chronic conditions and/or mental illnesses often require care from multiple care providers over disparate care settings, the negative consequences of fragmented care transitions are felt most acutely by these individuals.
Annual Family Day at Carolina Baseball – April 7 Apr 07, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM Boshamer Stadium, UNC Campus,
Employee Recreation’s annual Boshamer Family Day will take place on Sunday, April 7, at 1 p.m. Come out with your friends, family and co-workers to enjoy an afternoon of college baseball...and for those of you that have attended in the past, a game of Baseball Bingo!
CGIBD Thursday Research Seminar Series Apr 04, 2013 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM First Floor Auditorium, Bioinformatics Building,
Evan S. Dellon, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, will present "New Trends in the Epidemiology of EoE: Insights in Etiology?" at the CGIBD Research Seminar Series on Thursday, April 4, 2013 .
Professional On-Site Sales (Shoes) Fundraising Sale from Apr 02, 2013 09:00 AM to Apr 04, 2013 04:30 PM UNC Children's Hospital Lobby,
A "Professional On-Site Sales" fundraising sale will be held in the N.C. Children's Hospital lobby Tuesday, April 2 - Thursdy, April 4.
CHIP Lecture: Healthcare as a Complex System Apr 03, 2013 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM Health Sciences Library room 328,
Complex systems have been a topic of study in natural sciences for decades. This talk will introduce the concept of complex adaptive systems and their potential applications in healthcare.
Harnessing Big Data to Power Genomics: A conversation with RENCI Apr 02, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM TBA,
Big Data management and analysis have become dominant features of biomedical research and healthcare delivery. This relatively recent change has forced a dramatic rethinking and re-architecting of supporting IT infrastructures.
CGIBD Thursday Research Seminar Mar 28, 2013 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM First Floor Auditorium, Bioinformatics Building,
J. Victor Garcia-Martinez, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Immunology and Microbiology, will present "The Genesis of Human GALT: In the Beginning God Created Cryptopatches" at the CGIBD Research Seminar on March 28.
Stations of the Cross Labyrinth Walk Mar 28, 2013 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM John M. Reeves All Faiths Chapel, 1st floor Memorial Hospital,
Come contemplate Jesus' final days on earth and his journey to the cross on Thursday, March 28, at 1 p.m. in the John M. Reeves All Faiths Chapel (located on the first floor Memorial Hospital).
CHIP Lecture: 'Planning for mHealth in a Low Income Country – Challenges in Guatemala' Mar 27, 2013 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM Health Sciences Library room 328,
Poverty, genetics, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) combine to form a lethal mix in Guatemala, requiring creative and comprehensive approaches to ameliorate the situation. This presentation will illustrate the planned “digital eco-system” roadmap of MoTeCH, CommCare HQ, and Open MRS in Guatemala and the challenges encountered along the way.
National Nutrition Month Lecture Series Mar 27, 2013 from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM Various Loations,
Because March is National Nutrition Month, clinical dietitians here at UNC would like to offer a free lecture series that will be available to all health care employees under the UNC Health Care System including Rex. This lecture series is approved for 6 contact hours for dietitians.