The UNC School of Medicine's Clinical Week pulls medical students out of the classroom and sends them to communities across North Carolina to gain medical knowledge and develop clinical skills through interaction with primary care physicians and their patients. Last week, the UNC SOM Facebook page captured the Clinical Week experiences of first-year medical students. Please take a moment to see where our students went and to read what they learned, as shared in their words. And if you haven't already done so, "Like" the UNC School of Medicine on Facebook.
Summer 2015 marked the twelfth annual community health clinic led by the Honduran Health Alliance, a UNC School of Medicine student-led group that provides critical health services for Honduran women, clinical education for UNC medical learners, and experiences that inform the careers of future doctors.
Four UNC School of Medicine students detail the different paths that led them to Match Day.
This week, second-year students have scattered across North Carolina, developing and enhancing their skills at clinics from Murphy to Morehead City. To highlight the reach of the School of Medicine in our state and to thank the community preceptors who have agreed to host our students, students are participating in a social media campaign highlighted on the School of Medicine Facebook page.
Ernie Bovio has been named President and CEO of High Point Regional. Bovio will begin serving as CEO in May of this year.
Jeffrey S. Miller, President of High Point Regional Health, has announced his plans to retire. Miller has served as High Point Regional's president for 25 years and successfully led the organization through the merger earlier this year with UNC Health Care.
Drag car racer Tommy Arthur was the picture of health until his kidneys began to shut down because of IgA kidney disease.
The campus directors will work with AHEC clerkship directors based at the UNC School of Medicine and with UNC’s Office of Medical Education and other UNC faculty to sustain and improve medical student education at each of the sites.
A new study seeking to improve scientists’ understanding of breast cancer, including why the disease’s fatality rate is higher in African-American women, is getting underway in 44 counties in North Carolina.