Aug. 30

Bell Tower Toastmasters

Bell Tower Toastmasters is a campus resource for students, faculty and the community to improve their public speaking skills or job interviewing skills.

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Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds

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.

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Learning, Sharing, Networking Public Health Informatics

The keynote address will be given by Dr. David Ross, Director of the Public Health Informatics Institute.

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Upcoming Classes for Stress & Pain Management

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.

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Shea joins NIH's Clinical Oncology Study Section

Shea joins NIH's Clinical Oncology Study Section

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.

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Cohen to speak at UNC Dental Student Research Group's Distinguished Speaker Series

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.

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Tucker invited to Council on Foreign Relations

Tucker invited to Council on Foreign Relations

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.

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International Coffee Hour

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.

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Duronio named new director of Program in Molecular Biology Biotechnology

Duronio named new director of Program in Molecular Biology Biotechnology

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.

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UNC Family Medicine and Piedmont Health Host Open House to Celebrate Underserved Residency Program

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.

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Health Information Exchange – A Physician Lead Approach

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.

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Alert Carolina Siren Test - Thursday, September 6

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.

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Core Laboratory announces a change in the method for Methotrexate Monitoring

Beginning August 28, 2012, patient samples will be tested using a new immunoassay manufactured by ARK Diagnostics, Inc.

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SOM to hold Inaugural School of Medicine faculty orientation on Oct.1

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.

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Meaningful Use Dashboard Has Been Upgraded

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.

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