The UNC School of Medicine’s new MD curriculum, dubbed TEC, brings clinical experiences into the curriculum earlier, allows for personalized learning and individualized experiences, and integrates basic science and clinical training throughout all four years.
William A. Rutala, PhD, professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases, was awarded the 2013 Hygieia Medal for his lifetime of work on health care-acquired infections.
The UNC Center for Infectious Diseases and Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases have merged under the institute name to create a single, unified global health organization.
The focus will include the latest findings related to tissue factor, coagulation proteases and their role in hemostasis and thrombosis, as well as interplay between coagulation and inflammation.
Come participate in this Research Ethics Grand Rounds with a panel discussion led by Daniel Nelson, MS, Tim Carey, MD, MPH, and Daniel Moseley, PhD.
The John B. Graham Student Research Society’s 46th annual Student Research Day will take place on Thursday, Jan. 16. The events of the day will commence at 12:30 p.m. with student poster presentations in the UNC Women’s Hospital lobby and oral presentations in G010 and G100 Bondurant Hall and in the Old Clinic Auditorium.
UNC Cardiac Catheterization Lab reduces average radiation dose to physicians and staff by 25 percent
When technologist Mike Wolter, RT, moved from Vascular Interventional Radiology (VIR) to the Cardiac Catheterization Lab in the fall of 2012, he was reviewing radiation doses in the lab and wondered if a small reduction in the frame rate would make a difference in the long-term total radiation dose to which the cath lab employees were exposed. Here's what he found.
Grant Williams, MD, Combined Geriatrics & Oncology Research Fellow, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, will deliver this lecture for UNC Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation's Grand Rounds.
Upcoming events include Billing Coverage Analysis Training for Clinical Trials, Orientation for New Clinical Research Personnel, New Principal Investigator (PI) Training Series, and Implementing Obamacare: The Promise and Pitfalls of Health Reform. Deadline for proposals for RTI University Scholars Program is Jan. 31.
The January 2014 edition of The Intercom, UNC Family Medicine's monthly newsletter, is now available.
Join UNC Family Medicine on Saturday, Jan. 25, to get information about how to get health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam & Cristy will be talking with Professor Shy Arkin, Vice-President for Research & Development at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, about Publish or Perish: The Battle of Science for Your Health.
Read here for a link to "Preparing for Promotion at the UNC School of Medicine," a presentation by Paul Godley, MD, PhD, MPP, from December 2013.
The Beach will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. It will resume normal hours on Tuesday, Jan. 21.
Please read this important memo about our new policy restricting use of Acetaminophen IV.
Please read this important message from Dr. Lindsey regarding ICD-10 training.
Read more for a link to the minutes for the December 2013 meeting.
The UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement (IHQI) will award five $50,000 grants to support quality improvement projects to be conducted July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015. Proposals are due February 3, 2014.