Nursing staff from hospitals across the UNC Health Care System received the award, which recognizes outstanding achievement on performance measures that directly impact patient experience.
Brian Rayala, MD, clinical associate professor of Family Medicine, and Lorraine Cramer, a lecturer in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, were both honored with University Teaching Awards. Rayala received a Distinguished Teaching Award for Postbaccalaureate Instruction. Cramer received a Johnston Teaching Excellence Award.
N.C. Obstetrical and Gynecological Society: Menard named new president, Beckham wins resident top prize
Both were announced at the society's annual meeting over the weekend in Charlotte.
At the UNC School of Medicine, Anderson gave a talk on his discovery of neural circuitry controlling emotional behavior.
UNC School of Medicine professor and nurse practitioner Kate Bergamo joined diabetes advocates in the annual Call to Congress.
Beat Steiner, MD, was recognized by the North Carolina chapter of The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship for his service to vulnerable people, particularly those living with severe mental illness and substance abuse issues.
Beat Steiner, MD, MPH, has been elected President of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. He will begin his term as President-Elect in May.
UNC medical student Perry Tsai, PhD, has been elected President of the American Medical Student Association.
Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc, Kenan Distinguished Professor, departments of Social Medicine and Medicine, has been elected President of the Society of General Internal Medicine. She will serve a three-year term as president of the organization beginning this year.
Amy Shaheen, MD, received the Charles H. Griffith, III, MD, Educational Research Award during the CDIM National Meeting.
The UNC Center for Health Innovation is pleased to announce winners of the fifth annual Innovation Pilot Awards. The Center sought proposals from employees for innovations across a spectrum of areas including care delivery, new technology, advanced analytics and others.
David B. Peden, MD, MS, FAAAAI, is Andrews Professor of Pediatrics and Senior Associate Dean for Translational Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
American Glaucoma Society selects Fleischman and colleagues for the 2017 Young Clinician Scientist Award
David Fleischman, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, and a multidisciplinary team of colleagues have been honored with the 2017 Young Clinician Scientist Award from the American Glaucoma Society.
Sidney C. Smith, Jr, MD, will be presented with the Master of the ACC Award at ACC’s 66th Annual Scientific Session.
H. Shelton Earp, MD, director of UNC Cancer Care and the Lineberger Professor of Cancer Research, and Jenny P.Y. Ting, PhD, UNC Lineberger member and William Rand Kenan Professor of Genetics, have been honored with the Hyman L. Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award.
Earlier this week, Susan Girdler, PhD, was honored as one of four recipients of UNC’s University Award for the Advancement of Women.
A multidisciplinary team at UNC Hospitals that includes UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy faculty has been recognized by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists with a National Best Practices Award.
Qi Zhang, PhD, was recently honored with the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. This program honors early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. Activities pursued by early-career faculty should build a firm foundation for a lifetime of leadership in integrating education and research.
Adriano Bellotti, a student in the UNC School of Medicine's MD-PhD program, has been awarded the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which provides full support for graduate study at the University of Cambridge in England.
The Triangle Business Journal recently announced the winners of its annual Health Care Heroes awards. UNC Health Care was well represented on the list, with ten winners who will be honored at a banquet on March 16.