Oct. 7

Timothy B. & Jane A. Burnett Seminar for Academic Achievement Nov 17, 2010 from 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM George Watts Hill Alumni Center,
On Nov. 17, John Ratey, MD, Harvard Medical School associate clinical professor of psychiatry and best-selling co-author of Driven to Distraction will discuss principles from his latest book Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain.
School of Medicine student receives AMA scholarship
Kristoff Olson, a student at the UNC School of Medicine has been selected to receive a $10,000 scholarship from the American Medical Association as part of their "Physicians of Tomorrow" scholarships.
Fourth-year medical students inducted in medical honors society
Recently, 18 fourth-year medical students were inducted into the national medical honors society, Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA).
TeamSTEPPS training marathon during Quality Expo
TeamSTEPPS Master trainers will provide our standard TeamSTEPPS training almost continuously for 24 hours beginning the morning of Oct. 19 - the day of the Quality Expo taking place in the Children's Hospital lobby.
Advances in Gynecology & Pelvic Pain Symposium Nov 06, 2010 from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM The Friday Center, Chapel Hill, NC,
The Advances in Gynecology & Pelvic Pain Symposium will be held Saturday, Nov. 6 at the Friday Center in Chapel Hill.
Roy Williams' Fast Break Against Cancer Oct 15, 2010 from 07:30 AM to 09:30 AM Dean E. Smith Center,
Hit the court with two-time national champion Coach Roy Williams for breakfast and an auction to raise funds for cancer research, prevention, and awareness in our community.
96rock Cares for Kids Concert
Curtis Media Group has announced the addition of a second charity concert, “96rock Cares for Kids Concert,” to the N.C. Children’s Promise Radiothon/Telethon on Thursday, Nov. 18. This charity rock concert at Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh will feature live performances by The Connells, Taddy Porter and the Garland Mason Band.
Two UNC School of Medicine faculty members appointed to HIV/AIDS advisory positions
Myron Cohen, MD, and Ron Swanstrom, PhD , were recently appointed to prestigious HIV/AIDS advisory council positions. Cohen will sit on the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ (NIAID) AIDS Research Advisory Committee and Swanstrom will take a position on the Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council (OARAC) under the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Rebounds and Rhinestones Gala Nov 06, 2010 from 06:30 PM to 10:30 PM Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center,
The gala, which will take place Nov. 6, will kick off a season-long effort that will allow fans to honor UNC Women's basketball player Jessica Breland’s comeback by making a donation to the Jessica Breland Comeback Kids Fund. ABC Good Morning America anchor and cancer survivor Robin Roberts will be the keynote speaker.
11th Annual Neuroscience Symposium Oct 14, 2010 from 08:50 AM to 03:00 PM Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center,
The UNC Neuroscience Symposium will take place Oct. 14 in the Carolina Club. Read on for more details and a list of speakers.
SOM Faculty: Meet the new Deans and discuss the Faculty Survey
Please read the following message from Paul Godley, Executive Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs about a series of open discussions about faculty concerns in the School of Medicine.
Bullitt History of Medicine Club Lecture: "Benjamin Franklin and Medicine" Oct 19, 2010 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Health Sciences Library Room 527,
The Bullitt History of Medicine Club sponsors a collaborative series of monthly evening meetings with the Trent History of Medicine Society, alternating between UNC and Duke campuses. The next lecture will be given by Brian Owen-Smith, MA, FRCP, DHMSA, on Oct. 19.
Wellness lecture: “PCOS: Polycystic ovary disease” Oct 18, 2010 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM UNC Wellness Center,
What is PCOS? Polycystic ovary disease is a known barrier for women who wish to get pregnant. Jennifer Mersereau, MD, will talk about the disease, treatments and fertility options for women who suffer from this disease.
Upcoming events at the UNC Wellness Center
Come join us at the UNC Wellness Center for one of the many lectures or screenings we offer.
Home football game alert - UNC vs Clemson at 3:30
The next home football game will be this Saturday, Oct. 9 at 3:30. Please plan appropriately as you travel to/from UNC Hospitals, as traffic will be heavy several hours before game time. Also, remember that certain parking lots are reserved for the six UNC home football games.
UNC hosts 13th Biennial Midwest Platelet Conference Oct. 13-15
This conference is hosted by the UNC School of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics, and the UNC McAllister Heart Institute. Register by Oct. 11.
Influenza Vaccine for University Clinical Faculty and Staff