Basketball is synonymous with UNC. And within UNC Hospitals, this legacy holds true. Passion for the court reverberates through the halls. The employees hunger for it, and UNC Hospitals’ Employee Recreation and Wellness fuels this desire.
When 14-year-old Sam presented with a heart arrhythmia never before documented in the medical journals, pediatric electrophysiologist, Dr. Sunita Ferns, found herself facing the most challenging case of her career.
Three months after undergoing the minimally invasive TAVR procedure at UNC Hospitals, Durham resident Jim Aspell is resuming normal activities.
On March 15, Paul McIntosh will run in the Tobacco Road Marathon. The second-year medical student is running to honor those suffering from Pompe disease, a rare, genetic condition he was diagnosed with in 2012.
The latest installment in our Real Medicine video series features one of our Patient Ambassadors for North Carolina Children's Hospital.
2014 marked a new beginning for our series.
2014 has been an incredible year at UNC Medical Center so far. Watch this video to see just a few reasons why we're so happy!
A Chatham County native who coached thousands of Chapel Hill youngsters is honored by former players who, as adults, routinely cook dinner at the hospital hospitality house where he is the beloved night manager.
This month’s Real Medicine story is about a second year medical student at UNC named Kate Magee. A Raleigh, N.C. native, she’s also the recipient of an Albert Schweitzer fellowship.
Learn more about the UNC School of Medicine and our vital role in the state and nation in this new whiteboard video. We encourage you to share the video with your friends and colleagues around the state.
Lauren Georges, an RN in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at North Carolina Children's Hospital, rescues these animals who've been injured or orphaned, and raises them to be released once again into the wild.
In his day job, Darrick Woods is a nurse manager on the emergency services transitions unit at UNC Hospitals. But since 1993, Darrick's off-hours have led him to the Dean Dome, where he serves on the security detail for Carolina men's basketball.
Dr. Oliver Adunka, an ENT surgeon at UNC Health Care, was able to get Dac Carpenter into a clinical trial that installed a sound bridge in one ear. That allows Dac to hear just like he did before he was injured.
This summer, the Medical Education Development (MED) program celebrates 40 years of teaching. Sponsored by the Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, Health Careers Opportunities Program, and the State of North Carolina, MED is designed to increase opportunities in the health professions for individuals who demonstrate educational promise and commitment to a health career but who have lacked opportunity to reach their educational goals.
A Rockingham County woman gets a second double-lung transplant on her 51st birthday, allowing her to breathe without the use of an oxygen tank for the first time in 20 years.
Yvonne Josephson, a nurse at High Point Regional Hospital, lost her husband unexpectedly. Because of his chronic illness, they decided not to have children. But then Yvonne was introduced to Eppi and the beginning of a sweet and tender relationship began.
If you happen to walk through Rex Hospital in Raleigh and pass Eugene Taylor, you’ll know it.
It's hard to believe that we've been using Epic@UNC at Go-Live #1 locations for more than two months! Thanks to everyone who helped make the Go-Live successful and is helping us work through the issues we've experienced so far.
The discovery from UNC School of Medicine researchers overturns a controversial research study and offers a path for creating and testing CF treatments.
A former Chapel Hill dentist now retired in Carteret County gets a second chance at life thanks to the donation of a kidney from his adult son.