August 29

38th annual Lineberger Postdoc-Faculty Research Day

The deadline for abstract submission is 12 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6. To attend the event at the Kenan Center on Sept. 26 you must register by Monday, Sept. 23, at 5 p.m.

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Academy of Educators presents Teaching and Thinking Workshop

All UNC faculty, residents and medical students are invited to the Academy of Educators Visiting Professor Series Workshop. The workshop presenter will be Dr. Hannah Landecker, who will discuss how social forces shape biosciences (and vice versa) and what this means for doctors who will see bioscience knowledge revised and overturned throughout their careers.

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CGIBD Research Seminar-Visiting Professor

Mark Silverberg, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto, will present, "Using the Pelvic Pouch as a Model to Study IBD," at the first CGIBD Research Seminar of the fall 2013 semester. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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NC TraCS Events and Announcements

Upcoming events include Orientation for New Clinical Research Personnel, NIH Public Access Policy Info Sessions, The 12 Keys to Successful Grantwriting, Biostatistics Seminar Series, CER Methods Series, and an NCRP Educational Session. Next deadline for NC TraCS $5K-$50K Pilot Grant Program is October 22.

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New Community Location for Outpatient Rehabilitation Services

New Community Location for Outpatient Rehabilitation Services

UNC Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation's outpatient clinic and UNC Hospitals' Rehabilitation Therapies have moved to a new location in the Chapel Hill community, with easier reach!

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Conversations on Medicine and Interdisciplinary Studies: A Colloquium

The University community is invited to "Conversations on Medicine and Interdisciplinary Studies: A Colloquium" to celebrate the institution of a new interdisciplinary MA track in Literature, Medicine and Culture.

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Voices of Medicine project initiated by The Monti

The Voices of Medicine project is a new initiative by The Monti, a local non-profit storytelling organization, in which doctors, patients, nurses, students, family members, social workers and more can share their personal or immediate stories from the front lines of medicine.

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UNC researchers receive $8.2-million grant to study the role of coagulation in pathology of sickle cell disease

A multi-disciplinary team of basic and clinical scientists from the Division of Hematology/Oncology in the Department of Medicine has received a five-year, $8.2-million grant from the NIH-NHLBI to study the role of coagulation in the pathology of sickle cell disease. Kenneth Ataga, MD, Nigel Key, MB, ChB, Nigel Mackman, PhD, and Rafal Pawlinski, PhD, will serve as co-PIs on the grant.

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Call for Nominations: 2014 Distinguished Alumna and Alumnus Awards

The Committee on Honorary Degrees and Special Awards invites your nominations for Distinguished Alumna and Alumnus Awards to be presented on the October 12, 2014, University Day ceremony.

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HR Headlines

Catch up on news from University HR through their newsletter HR Headlines. This issue includes an important message from the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources regarding recent legislative changes that affect state employees.

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UNC-1 Wireless Access to be removed from SOM buildings

The UNC-1 Wireless SSID will be removed from School of Medicine buildings in phases over the next 6 weeks leading up to October 18, as noted in the schedule below. To avoid losing wireless connectivity, users should install the UNC-Secure configuration as soon as possible.

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Open Call for Physicians to join the Epic@UNC Physician Super User Program

Physician support during and after the Epic@UNC go-live is an essential component to ensure end user self-confidence and workflow efficiency. The Epic@UNC team is looking for physicians to participate in the Physician Super User Program by offering an option to commit a percentage of time as a Super User.

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