On Tuesday, Feb. 18, UNC accepted the Gold Chairman's Award for university systems with more than 5,000 employees. The School of Medicine's Becky Medford, Senior Executive Assistant to the Chief of Staff and Vice Dean for Finance & Administration, was at the Governor's Mansion to accept the award.
On March 15, the 9th Annual Kidney Kare events will raise money to support the Kidney Education Outreach Program, which has provided more than 5,000 free kidney screenings throughout the state of North Carolina since the event began.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam & Cristy will be talking with Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum, renowned cardiologist, author, and heart-help advocate, about Living a Heart-Healthy Life.
The Health Sciences Library is hosting “The Fabric of the Human Body: Celebrating 500 Years of Andreas Vesalius” exhibit in the display cases near the Columbia Street entrance from now until April.
The Department of Medicine invites internal nominations and expressions of interest from within the Department of Medicine faculty who would like to be considered as candidates for the position of Chief, Division of Cardiology.
The Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy is hosting the 2014 Mitchell Symposium. Visiting scholar Gelya Frank, PhD, will present, "Occupational Activism for Global Justice."
The Diet, Physical Activity and Body Composition Core of the UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center presents, "Sedentary Behavior and Health: Unraveling the Relation with Better Measurements."
On Friday, Feb. 21, the UNC School of Medicine celebrated over 50 years of diversity in medical education by hosting the 34th Annual Zollicoffer Lecture, with honored speaker, Ronny Bell, PhD.
This week's Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds will be presented by Donald L. Rosenstein, MD, and Justin M. Yopp, PhD.
On Feb. 21, Dr. Roper contributed an editorial about innovation in America’s health care and how North Carolina could be the primary example for the other 49 states. Read the editorial here.
Read for information from UNC Student National Medical Association on how you can help North Carolinians enroll for health insurance.
If you are a physician and used Epic 2010 or 2012 for Inpatient, Ambulatory, or Surgery at a previous health care facility, you may complete a form requesting the option of taking an online assessment in lieu of attending an instructor-led class in certain courses.
Beginning Feb. 24, all providers who have completed their required Epic@UNC training, including a Personalization Lab, will receive limited access to Epic@UNC to continue personalization. Providers will receive this access upon completion of their Personalization Lab.
FierceBiotechResearch ranks UNC 7th in biomedical research.
Upcoming events include the Spring 2014 Mentoring Series (rescheduled), NEXUS 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference, CDTR Annual Meeting, and Pitfalls in Investigator Initiated Protocols (rescheduled). Deadline for NIH Eastern Regional Comprehensive Metabolomics Resource Core Pilot and Feasibility Project Applications is March 15.
Love to write, draw, paint, and create art? IRIS is still accepting creative works from UNC SOM students, faculty and staff for the second online edition!
All hospital staff are welcome to attend this new Respiratory Therapy Ethics Series panel presentation with Shannon Carson, MD, Laura Hanson, MD, MPH, and Kathy Short RRT, RN, FAARC, and moderated by Arlene Davis, JD.