In our next installment of Medicine's Mentors, Eric Wolak, MSN, MHA, RN, NEA-BC, opens up about his mentors from the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center and the CTICU at UNC Hospitals to Swedish Medical Center in Seattle and back to Chapel Hill, where today he serves as director of medicine and oncology services at UNC Hospitals.
At UNC Health Care, we understand that our achievements -- as individuals and as a healthcare system -- would be impossible without the people who challenged, helped, and encouraged us along the way. In Medicine’s Mentors, our new video series, UNC Health Care professionals and medical students share stories of those who helped shape them and discuss what makes mentorship at UNC Health Care unique. Here, Kenya McNeal-Trice, MD, opens up about her mentors from Mississippi to Spelman College to Wayne State University to UNC.
On April 16, on what was described as a “perfect Carolina day,” Jason Ray’s legacy was celebrated as the UNC Hospitals Jason Ray Transplant Clinic was officially dedicated.
Former Tar Heel mascot and organ donor to be remembered at dedication ceremony
A guest uses his love of jigsaw puzzles to steady his own mind and heart, and creates a sense of family when guests join him to fit the pieces together.
Guests of SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals are surrounded by stunning art, including North Carolina pottery, photos of places nearby, paintings old and new, and colorful textile collages.
The video series aims to inspire African Americans to consider the field of medicine by showing them the stories of others who’ve done so successfully. Film makers were recently in Chapel Hill to spotlight the work of Cedric Bright, MD, and Sean McLean, MD, both UNC School of Medicine alumni faculty members working tirelessly to recruit and inspire the next generation of UNC-trained physicians.
Watch a recent video highlighting some of the unique benefits for students participating in the UNC School of Medicine's Asheville program and Longitudinal Integrated Curriculum.
Regardless of their backgrounds before coming to UNC-Chapel Hill, all the students enrolled in the Physician Assistant Studies Program share the ambition of providing more complete health care to North Carolina.
The UNC School of Medicine would receive $68 million in state funds to replace Berryhill Hall.
In 2015, UNC Health Care showed the power of working as a team.
This week, Aziz Sancar is in Sweden to accept the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Life since the announcement that he won has been a little hectic.
In April's Real Medicine, we featured Rev. Richard Joyner, Nash Health Care’s Community Liaison and Director of Pastoral Care, for his work combating poverty, hunger, and chronic disease in Conetoe, North Carolina. CNN picked up the story and Rev. Joyner was nominated as a CNN Hero. Recently, CNN named Rev. Joyner as one of its top ten CNN Heroes of the Year, which puts him in the running to earn CNN's overall Hero of the Year. Please vote for Rev. Joyner once a day through Nov. 15 to help the program he founded receive $100,000 toward their work.
We all play a role in fulfilling the mission of UNC Health Care. In this 2 minute video, Dr. Bill Roper, Dean, UNC School of Medicine and CEO, UNC Health Care, shares his thoughts on how our system is combining empathy and expertise to bring complete care to the people of North Carolina.
The UNC PAWS program of the UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health trains puppies for 10 weeks and then matches each puppy with a veteran suffering from PTSD.
For nearly 30 years, UNC Carolina Air Care has swooped in to provide life-saving support for thousands of adult and pediatric patients. Here we go behind the scenes with Heidi Allen, pediatric respiratory therapist, and follow her and her teammate, Jonathan Lewis, RN, on a high-energy story of pediatric air care.
The Environmental Services Gospel Choir, comprising housekeeping staff from the day and night shifts, sings words of encouragement across UNC Hospitals.
The latest installment in the Family House Diaries video series features Dr. Tom Shea, the Director and Founder of UNC's Bone Marrow Transplant Program, and Joe and Veatrice Harris of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina.
When Hillary Spangler was 10 years old, she was rushed to North Carolina Children's Hospital with persistent flu-like symptoms. She was released one month later -- a survivor of sepsis with a long road to recovery ahead.
The latest installment in our Real Medicine video series features the Rev. Richard Joyner, head of hospital chaplaincy at Nash Health Care, who started a community garden in a small rural town where he teaches kids to grow vegetables.