Melina Kibbe, MD, and Nobel Prize Winner Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, join only twelve current and former UNC School of Medicine faculty members in the prestigious National Academy of Medicine.
The Simmons Scholars Program supports the work and professional development of faculty members from groups underrepresented in medicine.
The Division of Nursing honored four recipients of the Third Annual Gerritsen/Boote ICU Nursing Award on Friday, Sept. 23. The recipients were selected for providing outstanding care to patients and their families, and were granted scholarships as part of the award.
Crystal Wiley Cene, MD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine, was recently named an RTI University Scholar. As part of the program, Cene will collaborate with RTI researchers to study social network characteristics and health information among a racially diverse group of older women. She was one of six scholars selected this year for the program which is open to faculty from all 16 campuses of the University of North Carolina, as well as Duke University.
On Thursday, Oct. 6, UNC Hospitals held the first Carolina Care Service Awards for inpatient units and departments that provided exceptional care and service for our patients during the 2016 fiscal year.
Scott Hultman, MD, MBA, Ethel A. and James F. Valone Distinguished Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, was recently named Vice President of Academic Affairs and Reconstructive Surgery for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons/Plastic Surgery Foundation.
With a focus on stem cells, Jeremy Purvis, PhD, wants to tap the power of computer modeling to develop regenerative medicine solutions to medical conditions.
Susan G. Komen announced UNC Lineberger researcher Charles M. Perou, PhD, as the recipient of this year's Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction in Basic Science for his contributions to the understanding of breast cancer as distinct molecular subtypes that have prognostic value using cutting-edge cancer genomics tools.
Recently Arlene Chung, MD, MHA, MMCi, Diplomate of Clinical Informatics, and assistant professor of medicine and pediatrics in the UNC School of Medicine, was named one of the most influential women in Health IT by FierceHealthcare. This annual list is compiled with the help of nominations from readers/industry leaders, and focuses on individuals who have been at the forefront of merging patient care with technology.
Recently, UNC’s Office of Postdoctoral Affairs announced the recipients of the 2016 Outstanding Mentorship Awards. Three of the four honorees are from the School of Medicine.
Renovion and EpiCypher, spinouts from the work of David Henke, MD, and Brian Strahl, PhD, respectively, were celebrated this week at the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer’s University Startups Demo Day
On Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, Sepsis Alliance held its fifth annual Sepsis Heroes: Celebrating Champions of Sepsis Awareness gala in New York City. UNC medical student Hillary Spangler was one of five honorees recognized as a Sepsis Hero. This annual event celebrates and applauds the work of individuals and organizations that have made great strides in raising sepsis awareness.
UNC’s residency programs in Anesthesiology, Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medicine/Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Otolaryngology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Radiation Oncology and Urology are all ranked in the top 30 programs nationwide in the Doximity Residency Navigator.
Recently, 21 students were inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.
Vicki Mercer, PhD, and Adam Jacks, PhD, both professors in the department of allied health sciences, have completed the Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars program, a two-year initiative led by the Carolina Center for Public Service.
This is the second consecutive year UNC Midwives has received this designation.
On Friday, Aug. 12, the UNC Medical Center outpatient clinics, providers, and staff were honored for the exceptional care and service they provided our patients during the 2016 fiscal year.
This funding, which is administered under the FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program, will be used to educate lower-income North Carolinians about fire safety and train first responders in burn treatment.
UNC Hospitals, UNC REX Hospital, High Point Regional Hospital were recognized in the annual rankings.
UNC Hospitals, UNC REX, High Point Regional recognized by U.S. News & World Report in annual ‘Best Hospitals’ rankings
Ten specialties at UNC Hospitals were recognized as nationally ranked or high performing by U.S. News & World Report in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" issue. Four of our ranked specialties were ranked highest in the state. Across the state, our system performed well. UNC Hospitals, UNC REX Hospital and High Point Regional Hospital ranked No. 2, No. 10 and No. 16, respectively.