July 17

13th Annual North Carolina Cardiovascular Update

The two-day conference will be held at the William and Ida Friday Continuing Education Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on October 3-4, 2014.

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Endovascular Therapies 2014

The three-day conference will be held at the Carolina Hotel in Pinehurst, North Carolina from October 24-26, 2014.

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NC TraCS Events and Announcements

Upcoming events include a CTSA Tool Shop Webinar on The MURDOCK Study Community Registry and Biorepository and a week-long course on Introduction to Study Design and Strategies for Data Analysis.

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Grant launches collaborative effort to combat Alzheimer’s

Grant launches collaborative effort to combat Alzheimer’s

The nonprofit organization Alzheimer’s North Carolina, Inc., has awarded a $130,000 grant to launch a new collaborative effort by the UNC School of Medicine, Duke University and other academic research institutions to join forces in the race to prevent and cure Alzheimer’s disease.

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Contact Epic@UNC Training team before creating/posting any training, support materials online

Please contact the Epic@UNC Training team at epictraining@unch.unc.edu if you want to create/post any tip sheets or support materials for your department. Per terms of our contract with Epic, we cannot post any Epic@UNC tip sheets/documentation/screenshots on public websites such as www.med.unc.edu or www.unchealthcare.org.

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MSEC at-large election results

MSEC at-large election results

Elections were held in June 2014 for three at-large positions on the Medical Staff Executive Committee. Maria Patricia Rivera, MD, Michael Meyers, MD, and Eldad Hadar, MD, were elected to two-year terms by the clinical faculty members.

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In the Gazette: As new faculty chair, Cairns wants to hold open, civil conversations that are ‘true to the faculty’

In the Gazette: As new faculty chair, Cairns wants to hold open, civil conversations that are ‘true to the faculty’

Ask Bruce Cairns what it means to be the new chair of the faculty and he quickly deflects the focus from himself: it’s about service to his faculty colleagues and the University as it fulfills its obligation to the people of North Carolina.

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In the Gazette: Inspiring heart health in the ‘stroke belt’

In the Gazette: Inspiring heart health in the ‘stroke belt’

Alice Ammerman, PhD, a professor of nutrition in public health and director of Carolina’s Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, reached out to county health officials along with her colleagues and built a project that helps encourage healthy living in Lenoir County.

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Do you "like" UNC SOM on Facebook?

Do you "like" UNC SOM on Facebook?

The UNC School of Medicine Facebook page highlights news involving our medical students and faculty. Get information about research, students, community outreach events, awards, and more by following our page. Don't forget to invite your friends to like us, too!

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OIS Security Bytes

OIS Security Bytes

UNC’s Office of Information Systems will be posting bite-size IT Security tips for our users (formerly Tip of the Month). As IT security concerns become more a part of our everyday life, awareness is one of our best allies. This month's security byte is about public computers.

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CTSA Tool Shop Webinar: The MURDOCK Study Community Registry and Biorepository

The MURDOCK Study Community Registry and Biorepository presented by Leah Bouk, Melissa Cornish & Jessie Tenenbaum from the Duke University CTSI

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Sensitive Information Remediation (SIR) Project Coming Soon

Sensitive Information Remediation (SIR) Project Coming Soon

The intention of this project is to identify and remediate University-owned sensitive information (personal health information, personal identification information, etc.) wherever it lives. This campus-wide mandate will require the cooperation and coordination of all School of Medicine faculty, staff, and leadership.

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Sunshine Act Updates—Physician Registration Information

Registration on CMS’s website is voluntary; however, physicians must complete Phase 2 of the CMS registration process if they wish to review their personal financial information before it is made publicly available on Sept. 30, 2014.

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