July 23

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: Sylvia Lawry Physician Fellowship

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has released an RFP for the Sylvia Lawry Physician Fellowship. The program provides up to 3 years of formal training in key elements associated with conducting clinical trials in MS. Applicants must be licensed to practice medicine in the US at the time of application. The award is for up to $195,000 over three years. Pre-application deadline is August 12, 2015.

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Epilepsy Foundation: New Therapy Commercialization Grants Program

The Epilepsy Foundation has released an RFP for its New Therapy Commercialization Grants program. Awards will support the development of more effective therapies. Investigators must hold a relevant advanced degree (MD and/or PhD) and have completed all research training. Letter of Intent deadline is August 14, 2015 by 11:59pm EST.

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Medical Students in the 21st Century with Dr. Richard Schwartzstein

Medical Students in the 21st Century with Dr. Richard Schwartzstein

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam & guest co-host Catherine Coe, MD, will be talking with Richard Schwartzstein, MD, professor of Medicine and Medical Education at Harvard Medical School. The theme of the conversation will be "Medical Students in the 21st Century: Nature vs. Nurture."

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American Kidney Fund: Clinical Scientist in Nephrology Fellowship Program

The American Kidney Fund has released an RFP for its Clinical Scientist in Nephrology Fellowship program. The fellowship aims to improve the quality of care to kidney patients and to promote clinical research in nephrology. Maximum fellowship duration is two years. Funding is for up to $80,000 per year and used to support the candidate and his/her career development. Application Deadline is December 1, 2015.

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2015 School of Medicine Nursing Recognition Awards – Call for Nominations

The University of North Carolina School of Medicine and its physicians established a program in 1990 to recognize outstanding achievement by nursing professionals. These awards serve as tangible recognition of the countless vital contributions nurses make in support of patient care, teaching, research, and public service missions of the School of Medicine. The deadline to submit applications is Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.

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Carolina First Look: Registration Deadline Extended to Aug. 14

Carolina First Look is an opportunity for medical students who are preparing for the residency application process to visit the UNC School of Medicine and health care system to learn more about available specialty medical programs for residents.

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Whitehead Lecture and Awards Ceremony

This year's Whitehead Lecture will be delivered by Alice D. Ma, MD, associate professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology. Her lecture is titled "Endurance, Obstacles, Perseverance and Joy: My Transformation from the World's Crummiest Medical Student to Faculty Member at the World's Best Medical School."

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Changes to Outlook Web App

Changes to Outlook Web App

Next Wednesday, July 29 2015 ITS will point outlook.unc.edu to the new Exchange 2013 Hybrid servers. The only change users should notice is a new Outlook Web Application (OWA) login page. After entering their username and password, users will be redirected to the familiar 2010 OWA interface.

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