Nov. 11

Thanksgiving Bus Schedule
Chapel Hill Transit (CHT) will not operate on Thursday, Nov. 25 in observance of Thanksgiving. Please read on for more details about CHT that week.
2010-2011 CBPR Seminar Series Kicks off on Dec. 6 Dec 06, 2010 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention ,
The first seminar will look at how community-based participatory research (CBPR) was used to help encourage African Americans in Wake County to get the H1N1 vaccine during last year’s flu outbreak.
NC TraCS Research Ethics Grand Rounds Nov 18, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Room # 219, Brinkhous-Bullitt,
Join Eric Juengst, PhD, as he presents, "Do We All Have a Moral Duty to Participate in Biomedical Research?" on Nov. 18.
NC TraCS Fall 2010 Biostatistics Series Nov 15, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 01:50 PM Bondurant Hall, Room 2020,
Join Anastasia Ivanova on Monday, Nov. 15 for her presentation on, "Ethics, Placebos and Adaptive Randomization." This semester seminar series targets Clinical and Translational Science Investigators who have had basic training in biostatistics methods (e.g., completed Bios 541 and 542) and are interested in learning more about a variety of more advanced topics.
2010 Berryhill Lecture: On a career in academic science
On Nov. 3, Jenny Pan-Yun Ting, Ph.D., the 2010 Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecturer, presented a talk entitled “A Career in Academic Research – Hope, Joy and Fear.”
NC TraCS Carolina KickStart Commercialization Webinar Series Nov 12, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM N/A,
The topic will be, "Seed Stage Funding." The webinar will be presented by Bill Wofford and Helga Leftwich of Hutchison Law Group on Nov. 12 at noon.
NC TraCS presents, "Coping with loss, personally and professionally" Nov 16, 2010 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM CTRC Conference Room, #3023,
Join Heidi Gessner, MDiv, UNC Hospitals Pastoral Care, on Nov. 16 for this CTRC educational session.
Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Symposium Dec 03, 2010 from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM The Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research,
The Center for Comparative Medicine and Translational Research will host a meeting Dec. 3 on Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine.
Academy of Educators Faculty Career Development Series Nov 18, 2010 from 08:00 AM to 09:00 AM 321 MacNider,
Lewis R. First, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics University of Vermont College of Medicine, Chief of Pediatrics Vermont Children's Hospital at Fletcher Allen Health Care, Editor-in-Chief, Pediatrics, will present "Medical Education in the Era of Clinical Productivity" on Thursday, Nov. 18 at 8 a.m.
3rd annual Housestaff Council Charity Breakfast Dec 11, 2010 from 08:00 AM to 11:00 AM Spice Street Restaurant, University Mall ,
On Dec. 11, please join the UNC Housestaff Council at Spice Street Restaurant for a breakfast to benefit local charities that help UNC patients and their families.
Fly-over scheduled for Nov. 13 UNC football game; Practice runs this Friday
A Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter is scheduled for a fly-over prior to the UNC-Virginia Tech football game on Saturday, Nov. 13 at approximately 3:30 p.m. (approximately one minute before kickoff). There will be two helicopters involved. Practice runs will be made on Friday, Nov. 12, between 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
More than 160 'Wanna Wear One' at UNC Hospitals
As part of the "Wanna Wear One" project, more than 160 care providers at UNC Health Care wore an ostomy bag Oct. 26 - 28, 2010, in support of our ostomy patients.
Help us crown the next Promise Idol!
Join us for the fourth annual N.C. Promise Idol semi-finals in the Children’s Hospital lobby, at 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 18 during the Children’s Promise Radiothon/Telethon.
Home football game alert - UNC vs Virginia Tech at 3:30 p.m.
The next home football game will be this Saturday, Nov. 13 at 3:30 p.m. Please plan appropriately as you travel to/from UNC Hospitals and the School of Medicine, as traffic will be heavy several hours before game time.
Rex Cancer Specialty Center open house Nov. 16 Nov 16, 2010 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM Rex Cancer Specialty Center,
An open house for the new Rex Cancer Specialty Center is scheduled from 5 - 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16 at 4420 Lake Boone Trail in Raleigh.
Check out 'UNC Health Care In the News'
Check our UNC Health Care In the News page often to view the latest news clips involving UNC Health Care, UNC Hospitals and the UNC School of Medicine.
Reminder: Support the N.C. Children's Hospital 10,000 Promises Campaign
On the day of the Children's Promise Radiothon/Telethon (Nov. 18), an anonymous angel has promised to donate 50 cents for every fan/friend of the N.C. Children’s Hospital on Facebook. If they reach 10,000 fans, this angel will automatically double the donation to $10,000. Yesterday, they hit the 5,000 mark and have just a week to go!
No Vital Signs week of Thanksgiving
We will not release an issue of Vital Signs the week of the Thanksgiving holiday, Nov. 22 - 26. If you have announcements that need to go out for that week, please be sure to submit them by next Wednesday so that we can include them in our Nov. 18 issue. Thank you.
2010 Carolina Cares Carolina Shares campaign is under way.
To date, 181 School of Medicine employees have donated more than $71,000. Last year, 437 employees donated nearly $200,000 dollars.
Drop-in photography sessions offered for School of Medicine faculty members
These photos will be used for websites, directories, news releases and publications. Photographs will be returned to departments. There is no charge to be photographed and no appointments are necessary.
Drop-in photography session for School of Medicine faculty members Dec. 1 Dec 01, 2010 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics Building,
These photos will be used for websites, directories, news releases and publications. Photographs will be returned to departments. There is no charge to be photographed and no appointments are necessary.
Drop-in photography session for School of Medicine faculty members Dec. 2 Dec 02, 2010 from 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM Women's Hospital Conference Room 4,
These photos will be used for websites, directories, news releases and publications. Photographs will be returned to departments. There is no charge to be photographed and no appointments are necessary.