Video Library

The latest videos from UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

Puppies: The Power of Cute for Mental Health

Puppies: The Power of Cute for Mental Health

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.

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Transport Therapists Create Calm in the Skies

Transport Therapists Create Calm in the Skies

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.

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The Gospel Choir: Behind-the-Scenes Team Takes Center Stage

The Gospel Choir: Behind-the-Scenes Team Takes Center Stage

The Environmental Services Gospel Choir, comprising housekeeping staff from the day and night shifts, sings words of encouragement across UNC Hospitals.

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A beloved doctor inspires a continuum of compassion

A beloved doctor inspires a continuum of compassion

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.

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From Sepsis to Med School

From Sepsis to Med School

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.

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Nash Health Care Chaplain Sows Seeds For Healthy Living

Nash Health Care Chaplain Sows Seeds For Healthy Living

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.

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A dress rehearsal for surgery

A dress rehearsal for surgery

UNC School of Medicine and NC State researchers create 3D-printed models of temporal bones to be used for surgical simulation in pediatric cases and for patients with unusual anatomy.

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All About Team - Rec Basketball at UNC Hospitals

All About Team - Rec Basketball at UNC Hospitals

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.

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With every beat of his heart

With every beat of his heart

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.

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Aspell’s Journey: First UNC TAVR patient returns to Smith Center to cheer on Tar Heels

Aspell’s Journey: First UNC TAVR patient returns to Smith Center to cheer on Tar Heels

Three months after undergoing the minimally invasive TAVR procedure at UNC Hospitals, Durham resident Jim Aspell is resuming normal activities.

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McIntosh looks beyond the finish line

McIntosh looks beyond the finish line

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.

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Cancer Survivor Becomes Ambassador for Hope

Cancer Survivor Becomes Ambassador for Hope

The latest installment in our Real Medicine video series features one of our Patient Ambassadors for North Carolina Children's Hospital.

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Celebrating an incredible 2014!

Celebrating an incredible 2014!

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!

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Sherman’s Boys: How Grown Men Honor the Youth League Coach Who Imparted Lasting Life Lessons

Sherman’s Boys: How Grown Men Honor the Youth League Coach Who Imparted Lasting Life Lessons

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.

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The Med Student from Oak Creek Village

The Med Student from Oak Creek Village

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.

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Sowing the Seeds: How the UNC School of Medicine Grows Better Health Across North Carolina

Sowing the Seeds: How the UNC School of Medicine Grows Better Health Across North Carolina

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.

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A Children's Nurse who Cares for Squirrels, Too!

A Children's Nurse who Cares for Squirrels, Too!

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.

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Roy Williams' game day security blanket

Roy Williams' game day security blanket

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.

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War vet receives his hearing back

War vet receives his hearing back

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.

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