Jane Brice, MD, MPH, professor and vice chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, was installed as president of the National Association of EMS Physicians on Jan. 24, 2015.
On April, Thomas C. Ricketts, III, PhD, MPH, deputy director for policy analysis at the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research and professor of Health Policy and Management and Social Medicine, will present a lecture titled, "So make me! Translating research into action."
UNC’s Office of Information Systems will be posting bite-size IT Security tips for our users. As IT security concerns become more a part of everyday life, awareness is one of our best allies. This week’s Security Byte focuses on travel concerns. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat with us at help.med.unc.edu.
Faculty members are encouraged to submit nominations for a number of awards given annually to graduating medical students. Nominations must be submitted by March 16.
Courses begin March 25 for the general public, and March 26 for heath care professionals. Courses are offered year-round in the evenings (6 - 8:30 p.m.). Sessions are 2.5 hours, held weekly for ten weeks and focused on experiential practice and self-reflection.
Please join us for UNC Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation's Grand Rounds at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb 18, in G2025 Bondurant.
The new Outlook App for iOS and Android has been blocked by campus due to security concerns.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be talking with Bill Thomas, MD, co-founder of The Eden Alternative. Thomas is an award-winning author on geriatric medicine and Eldercare. The theme of this week's discussion will be "Ending the Plague of Loneliness."
This thought-provoking program has been used nationally for over 20 years with outstanding feedback and impact on institutional and systemic efforts to improve the climate for diversity and inclusion.
NED, or No Evidence of Disease, is what some doctors say when a patient has gone into remission from cancer. A group of doctors decided it was also a perfect band name. The rockers of NED, including Drs. John Boggess and John Soper of UNC, are all board-certified specialists in women's cancers, and they're using their band to break the silence surrounding gynecological cancers. They were recently featured in both Forbes Magazine and USA Today. A documentary about the group is also being screened at 43 theaters nationwide.
Jerylyn (Jeri) Williams, MBA, CIA, CHC will join UNC Health Care on Feb. 16, 2015 as Chief Audit and Compliance Officer.
Ira Helfand, MD, co-president of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, and liaison to the Nobel Peace Laureates Summit, will discuss the dangers of nuclear arsenals and the actions that we can all take to reduce the threat of nuclear war.
The School of Medicine and the UNC Health Care System have embarked upon the Carolina Value Project. A series of forums have been scheduled on different days and at different times to provide an opportunity for SOM faculty and staff to learn more about Carolina Value. Cam Enarson, MD, senior vice president for Carolina Value, will provide an overview of the project and there will be time for questions.
The School of Medicine is establishing the Oliver Smithies Investigators Program to recognize senior research faculty in the UNC School of Medicine who have made major contributions to research within or beyond their discipline. To be eligible for the program, faculty must have achieved the rank of tenured Associate or Full Professor and not have been appointed as a distinguished professor.