Have you ever thought about submitting one of your educational modules to MedEd Portal? You should! During this session, we will review the nuts and bolts of submission and discuss strategies to maximize your success. This discussion will inform the development of your module. It may also help to improve your module as you pilot it prior to submission. We look forward to a robust discussion! Click here to RSVP: www.tinyurl.com/AOE-MedEd-Portal
Moe Lim, MD, associate professor of orthopaedics, and Diane Warner, MD, MPH, director, Special Infant Care Clinic, are the newest members of the UNC Faculty Physicians' Board. Please congratulate them on their recent election.
Cochlear implants are a medical miracle, providing the gift of sound to deaf children and adults alike. However, outcomes with cochlear implants vary widely, ranging from increased lip reading to the ability to carry on normal conversations and even talk on the phone.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® will re-air Adam & Cristy's conversation with Dr. Jennifer Leaning, Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights and Director of the Center of Health and Human Rights at Harvard University.
On May 16, the UNC Department of Anesthesiology will host Pain Management Updates for the Primary Care Provider.
UNC men’s basketball legend and 1978 NCAA national player of the year, Phil Ford, and voice of the Tar Heels, Jones Angell, will be at the helm helping raise money for UNC Children’s at the N.C. Children’s Promise’s ninth annual gala, the Basket-Ball.
Nominations are due Feb. 6 for the 2015 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Awards, given for "unusual, meritorious or superior contribution made by an employee, past or present."
The Multiple Sclerosis Society is seeking applications for studies related multiple sclerosis that may serve to advance our mission of stopping MS progression, restoring function and improving quality of life, and preventing MS. Deadlines for submission are Feb. 4 and Aug. 5.
Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance FARA accepts LOIs from qualified investigators for projects that target FARA’s research priorities twice per year (due February 1 and July 15). The applicant may request a budget of up to $150,000 per year for one or two years.
Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research Grants FAER awards grants annually through two funding cycles. The deadlines are February 15 and August 15 Mentored Research Training Grant is $175,000. Research Fellowship Grant is a one-year (12-month), $75,000 award A Research in Education Grant is $100,000.
The Epilepsy Foundation supports a series of grants and fellowships to advance the understanding of epilepsy that will lead to better treatment, more effective prevention, and ultimately to a cure. Funding is available to researchers at all professional levels including students, junior investigators and established investigators. Deadlines for submission are Feb. 16 and Mar. 20
Leukemia Research Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 funding cycle. The deadline to apply for up to $100,000 is Feb. 17.
Help raise much-needed funds to fight HHT - Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia - a life-threatening genetic bleeding disorder
The 9th annual The Cutting Edge of Pediatrics Conference provides a dynamic agenda that will address topics relevant to the needs of pediatric surgery patients, their families and the professionals that provide them with the greatest of care. Our expert faculty will cover a range of topics relevant to today’s ever changing health care environment including: treatment for unusual pediatric surgical cases, the difference in empathy, sympathy and compassion, nursing’s role in Quality Improvement projects, care for the trauma patient, care for a pediatric patient with a chest tube, and treatment of a patient with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD ).