Nov. 13

A Promise for Rural Medicine

A Promise for Rural Medicine

The concept of giving back to others is nothing new to third-year medical students Rivers Woodward and Brittany Papworth. As Albert Schweitzer fellows, they wanted to encourage students in rural communities to seek careers in health care while fostering a spirit of pride among them. This year they designed an academic enrichment program to reach out to local students in rural, western North Carolina, in hopes of sparking interest in medicine.

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UNC Global Passport Drive - Day One

On Nov. 18 and 19, officials from U.S Department of State will be on campus to accept passport and renewal applications from UNC students, faculty and, staff.

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UNC Global Passport Drive - Day Two

On Nov. 18 and 19, officials from U.S Department of State will be on campus to accept passport and renewal applications from UNC students, faculty and, staff.

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OIS Security Bytes - PHI Identifiers (Byte 2 of 2)

OIS Security Bytes - PHI Identifiers (Byte 2 of 2)

UNC’s Office of Information Systems is posting bite-sized IT Security tips for our users. As IT security concerns become more a part of our everyday life, awareness is one of our best allies. Read more about Protected Health Information and what you can do to protect patient privacy.

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Burns, Courage and Leadership with Bruce Cairns

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH Adam & Cristy will be joined by Dr. Bruce Cairns, Faculty Chair at UNC and Director of the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center to talk about about burns, courage and leadership.

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UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center's Callahan receives Lifetime Achievement Award

UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center's Callahan receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Leigh F. Callahan, PhD, Mary Link Briggs Distinguished Professor of Medicine, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) / Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals (ARHP) Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston, MA on November 15, 2014. This award is the highest honor that the ACR/ARHP bestows.

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NIH Public Access Policy and Compliance Requirements

This session is part of the will cover the NIH Public Access Policy, its core requirements, and updates to compliance requirements. This class was developed for NIH-funded investigators, trainees, research administrators, and other research staff.

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Network for Clinical Researchers Third Annual Fall Event

"The Subject of Research" is this year's theme for our Third Annual Fall Event . Please join us for an afternoon of networking, lunch, poster presentations, and gifts. The keynote speaker for this event is Sam Sathers. A panel of former research subjects will also be featured.

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UNC Family Medicine supports enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace

Saturday, Nov. 15, is the first day of open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace. Part of the Affordable Care Act, the Health Insurance Marketplace helps uninsured people find affordable health coverage. Staff and volunteers throughout Orange County are ready to assist people with enrolling in a plan that is right for them.

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Quality Improvement Seed Grants

The UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement is pleased to announce the second cycle of funding through IHQI’s Seed Grant Program.

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UNC Kidney Center releases new podcast focused on outreach slogan

UNC Kidney Center releases new podcast focused on outreach slogan

Dr. Ron Falk is featured on a new podcast discussing the slogan, "Hey Doc, How Are My Kidneys?"® The slogan is displayed on the official meeting lanyards for the 2014 American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week. The audio is now available, and additional tracks will be added throughout the 2014 American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week.

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