At the group’s annual Digestive Disease Week conference in San Diego, Kim Isaacs, MD, PhD, was named the American Gastroenterological Association’s Clinician of the Year.
The IBCLC Care Award recognizes efforts to improve maternal and child health by promoting and providing expert lactation care within their community.
This year’s five recipients were honored for their demonstrated empathy for patients and their families; effectiveness in listening to and communicating with patients and families; advocacy for and demonstration of the highest standards of patient care; and maintained exemplary professional and interpersonal interactions with colleagues, staff, patients, and visitors.
According to Becker's Hospital Review, "The hospitals on this list are well-known for a multitude of reasons, such as having a strong history of medical innovation, providing top-notch care to patients, leading clinical advancement with forward-thinking research or holding an irreplaceable spot in their communities."
The UNC Caregivers at Carolina: Support for Physician Scientists Program announces its inaugural Scholar awardees, Eliza Park, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry, and Sylvia Becker-Dreps, MD, MPH, assistant professor of family medicine.
UNC Health Care recently held its 6th annual Employee Ambassador Recognition event to honor physicians and employees for giving back to their communities.
UNC Hospitals receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite
American Heart Association recognizes UNC Hospitals' commitment to quality stroke care
Ayumi Nakamura and Klara Klein have been named recipients of the prestigious PEO Scholar Award. UNC has two recipients out of only 90 honorees nationwide.
UNC School of Medicine professor and basic scientist Keith Burridge has conducted seminal research on the basic building blocks of cells for four decades.
As part of the UNC School of Medicine's Spring Alumni Weekend, the annual Distinguished Medical Alumni and Faculty Awards were presented. This year's Distinguished Medical Alumni honorees were Leon Herndon, MD, Kate Queen, MD, and Lane Ormand, MD. This year's Distinguished Medical Faculty honoree was Thomas Griggs, MD. Read more about all of the winners.
Muluneh receives 2016 Patient Advocacy Award at 12th Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Association Annual Conference
The Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) awarded Dr. Benyam Muluneh, Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner in Leukemia, with the 2016 Patient Advocacy Award at the 12th Annual HOPA Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA. This prestigious award recognizes a HOPA member who demonstrates leadership and collaboration while advocating for outstanding patient care.
Last week, Volunteer Services at UNC Medical Center honored Ann Kennedy with the 2016 Elaine M. Hill Distinguished Volunteer Service Award. Kennedy has volunteered with UNC Mammography since 1991 -- and with UNC Hospitals since the mid-1970s.
Joy Renner, the director for the Division of Radiologic Science in the Department of Allied Health Sciences, is one of six recipients of this year's C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award, one of the most coveted distinctions earned by faculty and staff at UNC.
Two UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center members - Drs. Deborah Mayer and Barbara Rimer - have been honored with appointments to the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative's Blue Ribbon Panel. They will join a team of cancer experts to provide advice and vision in the implementation of the national program.
Jonathan Juliano, MD, assistant professor of medicine, was recently honored with UNC's Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction. Established in 1995, the prestigious award recognizes the important role post-baccalaureate instruction plays in defining a student’s career. Only four faculty from around UNC’s campus are selected annually.
UNC Medical Center and UNC REX Healthcare receive “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” designation in Human Rights Campaign’s Healthcare Equality Index.
Jane Brice, MD, MPH, chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, topped the list of the "Most Influential Women in EMS," released recently by EMS1.com, one of the EMS community's leading news sites.
The Triangle Business Journal recently announced its annual Health Care Heroes. UNC Medical Center had five honorees including Lifetime Achievement Award winner Aziz Sancar, PhD. All winners will be honored at a banquet on March 17.
Several UNC School of Medicine specialties ranked near the top in the magazine’s annual rankings.