Bell Tower Toastmasters is a campus resource for students, faculty and the community to improve their public speaking skills or job interviewing skills.
The topic is, "The Nature, Sources and Consequences of Moral Distress Among Clinicians," and will be presented by Gail Geller, ScD, MHS, Professor, Department of Medicine and Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University.
The keynote address will be given by Dr. David Ross, Director of the Public Health Informatics Institute.
Mindfulness is a way of consciously and systematically working with your own stress, pain, illness, or the challenges and demands of everyday life. Receiving mindfulness training can teach you how to slow down, recognize the warning signs of stress reactions, and to stay focused and relaxed in ways that enhance the body’s natural adaptive and healing abilities and the mind’s ability to choose healthy responses.
Thomas C. Shea, MD, professor in the Division of Hematology and Oncology and director of the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, accepted a membership offer into the NIH Clinical Oncology Study Section, Center for Scientific Review.
Dr. Myron S. Cohen, will present "The Great HIV Pandemic: The Beginning of the End?" School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend.
Dr. Joseph D. Tucker, assistant professor at the School of Medicine and director of the UNC Project-China, has accepted a five-year term membership to the Council on Foreign Relations.
Come enjoy a pick-me-up with free coffee and treats and join us for a monthly social hour for international and American students, scholars, faculty, staff and families.
Dr. Duronio joined the UNC faculty in 1995, and is currently Professor of Biology and Genetics and a member of the PMBB and Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. He will continue as an Assistant Dean for Research in the School of Medicine but is stepping down as Director of the Curriculum in Genetics and Molecular Biology.
On September 12th, UNC Family Medicine and Piedmont Health will host a celebration to showcase UNC Family Medicine’s new Underserved Residency program. If your schedule allows, we encourage your attendance to participate in this very special occasion.
Chandra Cook, will give a talk about how OnePartner takes a unique approach to HIE development, encouraging physicians to take ownership of HIE development, participation, and governance.
The University will TEST the emergency sirens and text messages on Thursday, Sept. 6, between noon and 1 p. m. We test the sirens each semester to make sure the equipment works.
Beginning August 28, 2012, patient samples will be tested using a new immunoassay manufactured by ARK Diagnostics, Inc.
If you were hired in 2012 as a faculty member in the School of Medicine, please hold Oct. 1, from 3 - 4:30 p.m. for the School of Medicine orientation. Formal invitations to follow.
A recent upgrade to the Meaningful Use (MU) dashboard enables the Eligible Professional (EP) to track his or her progress using either scheduling or billing data.