The "best 180" join the Class of 2017. Meet a few students and learn about the class, by the numbers, in this update.
Please save the date for the Annual School of Medicine John B. Graham Student Research Day on January 16, 2014. More information to come.
The University Gazette shares how Dr. Oliver Smithies and Dr. Nobuyo Maeda found science and each other.
UNC Family Medicine is now an active member on social media. In an effort to stay connected with all of our friends--patients, alumni, community partners, faculty and staff--we are pleased to announce that UNC Family Medicine has its own Facebook page.
Upcoming events include The 12 Keys to Successful Grantwriting, NIH Public Access Policy class, "Comparing Health Care Facilities," and a visit by Dr. Gary H. Gibbons, Director of the NHLBI
Tune in to hear about the clinical discussion piece on physician-assisted suicide.
Warren Newton, MD, MPH, will become director of the North Carolina Area Health Education Center (AHEC), effective Sept. 1, 2013. Please read this letter from Dr. Roper on the leadership changes at AHEC.
Georgette Dent, MD, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, was invited to serve as a member of the AAMC Careers in Medicine Advisory Committee. Her experience will provide the Careers in Medicine Advisory Committee with guidance on current issues.
Last week Anthony Charles, MD, MPH, Director of the UNC Malawi Surgical Initiative (MSI), met with Bill and Chelsea Clinton at Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) in the Malawi capital city of Lilongwe. Dr. Charles is also Adult ECMO Program and Associate Professor of Surgery. Please read this brief Q&A with Dr. Charles.
Phone installations are underway in the Neuroscience Research Building. Thurston Bowles will follow next week. See the list below for an update as of Thursday, August 8, 2013, including building status and important instructions regarding phone installation.
An ad hoc committee, chaired by Rick Pillsbury, MD, has been appointed to undertake a routine review of the leadership provided by David Zvara, Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology. The committee invites your written or verbal comments, suggestions, and relevant information. The review will take place on September 25, 2013. Read on for more details.
Please read this letter from Dr. Roper for more details on the position and how to apply. Individuals can express interest in being considered for this position through August 23, 2013, at 5 p.m.