Call for Applications: Medical Director of Ambulatory Care; Associate Vice President of Ambulatory Care
Two positions, Medical Director and Vice President of Ambulatory Care, are now open to internal applicants.
This year’s awards will be presented to Hyman B. Muss, MD, Professor of Medicine and the Director of the Geriatric Oncology Program at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Yosef Yarden, PhD, Harold and Zelda Goldenberg Professor of Molecular Cell Biology at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel.
An ad hoc committee has been appointed to undertake a routine review of the leadership provided by William Powers, Chair of the Department of Neurology.
An ad hoc committee has been appointed to undertake a routine review of the leadership provided by Matthew Mauro, Chair of the Department of Radiology.
If you plan to attend the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting in San Francisco this November, please join UNC School of Medicine alumni and faculty at a reception on Sunday evening. The event will take place at the Marriott Marquis on Sunday, Nov. 4 in Yerba Buena Salon 12, 6 - 8 p.m. and current and former faculty are invited.
A panel of early career and newly tenured/promoted faculty members will draw on their experiences of being mentored to offer advice to their peers on how to find mentors, build relationships, and avoid missteps. David Kiel, Center for Faculty Excellence (CFE) Leadership Coordinator, will moderate the panel.
On Oct. 1, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) presented George F. Sheldon, MD, Zack D. Owens Distinguished Professor of Surgery, Professor of Social Medicine, with its 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award during Convocation Ceremonies that preceded the official opening of the ACS Annual Clinical Congress in Chicago.
It's not too late to register! This program is an opportunity to further develop our understanding of human differences as a means of improving our climate for inclusion and valuing of each person within the School of Medicine and University. Please see the brochure for additional details and consider your involvement in the Opening Doors program.
This research day on Oct. 19 will provide a forum to share the Department's research and to promote scientific interactions with students and researchers from other departments and institutions. This year’s event will include talks from Dr. Warren Grill, a neural engineer from Duke University, and Dr. Geraldine Dawson, the Chief Scientific Officer of Autism Speaks.
ITS Networking will be doing major upgrades to core networking in both of its data centers (ITS-Manning and Franklin) on Oct. 18 from 6:30 -7:30 a.m. and on Oct. 19 from 5:30 - 7 a.m. This will require completely shutting down all network connections, physically replacing the chassis, re-installing the old modules, and re-connecting each of the switches.
The UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) is currently accepting letters of intent for 1-2 year grants of approximately $20,000/year for pilot & feasibility research projects in nutrition or obesity.
Jonathan Hansen, MD, PhD, will present, "Inflammation-induced Alterations in the Function of Commensal Gut Microbes" at Thursday's CGIBD Research Seminar Series.
On Friday, Sept. 21, Drs. William McLendon and Colin Thomas were presented with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine for work to make UNC Health Care one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers and for their efforts to preserve its history for future generations.
This talk will cover Duke's effort to link the many biobanking entities at Duke via an informatics system.
Jean Cadigan, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Medicine will present, "Neglected Ethical Issues in Biobank Management: Results from a National Survey."
"Writing Meaningful Test Questions" will be presented by Kurt Gilliland, PhD, and Ryan Madanick, MD, on Oct. 9, from noon - 1 p.m. Bring your lunch!
"Teaching Through Simulation" presented by Rick Feins, MD, will be Oct. 18 noon - 1 p.m. Bring your lunch! All are welcome.
"Bedside Clinical Teaching" will be presented by Peadar Noone, MD, on Nov. 28 from 4 - 5 p.m. All are welcome.
"Delivering Feedback" will be presented by Kenya McNeal-Trice, MD, on Dec. 19 from noon -1 p.m. Bring your lunch! All are welcome.
Please take five minutes to watch an excellent video from SANS, a leading security organization, that gives some tips on how to avoid getting stung by malicious email.
The next UNC home football game is this Saturday, Oct. 6, at 12:30 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. Also, remember that certain parking lots are reserved for UNC home football games.
Larysa Pevny, PhD, Associate Professor of Genetics, member of the UNC Neuroscience Center, and Director of the UNC Center for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, passed away on Sept. 30, 2012. She was a pioneer in the fields of neuroscience and stem cell biology and is remembered as a brilliant, generous and supportive colleague.
Effective Oct. 5, the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory will offer testing to detect Shiga toxin in stool.
This week is your last chance to take this five-minute survey. You could win a $25 Visa gift card! This week's winner is Tim Dinh.