The Conquer Cancer Foundation has released an RFP for the organization's Career Development Award. The award is a research grant that provides funding to clinical investigators who have received their initial faculty appointment to establish an independent clinical research program. The award is up to $200,000 over three years. Application deadline is September 24, 2015.
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 our everyday life, awareness is one of our best allies. This week's edition addresses tips for making sure new devices are secured. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat at help.med.unc.edu.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam & Cristy, will be talking with David Ansell, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Rush University Medical Center. The theme of the conversation will be "Bias, Black Lives and Academic Medicine."
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.
The ARVO Foundation for Eye Research has released an RFP for the Genentech Age-Related Macular Degeneration Research Fellowship. The grant will support basic science research working to understand AMD. A second grant will be award to a researcher doing translational work AND research focusing on therapeutics. The award is up to $40,000. Application deadline is September 30, 2015.
The National Blood Foundation has released an RFP for 2016 funding of scientific research projects related to transfusion medicine and cellular therapies. Grants will support one- or two-year research projects, with maximum funding of $75,000. Application deadline is December 31, 2015.
An ad hoc committee has been appointed to undertake a routine review of the leadership provided by Matthew G. Ewend, MD, FACS, Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery. The five-year review is a standard procedure of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The committee invites your written or verbal comments, suggestions and relevant information. The review will take place on October 20, 2015.
Communications and Patient Planning (CAPP) meetings begin week of Aug. 3 at UNC Hospitals (Intranet Link)
Please read a message from Dr. Jay Pomerantz about unit-based Communication and Patient Planning (CAPP) meetings that will begin at UNC Hospitals the week of Aug. 3, 2015.