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 update discusses tips for protecting sensitive information on your devices. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat with us at help.med.unc.edu
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be talking with Stefano Guandalini, MD, founder and medical director, University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center. The theme of the discussion will be "Celiac Disease: Then and Now."
The Tar Heel Trailblazer is a 5k run/walk that will benefit the NC Jaycee Burn Center's aftercare programs. The cost for adults is $20 and includes a free t-shirt. Children under age 15 are free.
The North Carolina AIDS Training and Education Center is starting their Excellence in HIV Care Webinar series at 2 p.m. on March 11. Each month, key topics in HIV care will be covered and participants will have the opportunity to interact with the presenters. The first webinar will feature David Wohl, MD, and Joe Eron, MD, of UNC for the 2nd Annual Post-CROI Update. If you were unable to attend CROI in Seattle this year, this is an opportunity to get up to date on what’s new in HIV.
Emily Kertcher, PhD, assistant professor, Occupational Therapy, will provide an overview of the interdependence of educators and allied health professionals and a discussion of how to communicate effectively across disciplines. Specialists in occupational health, physical therapy and speech language pathology will also provide overviews of their fields, including prominent principles of practice to facilitate future joint goal setting and intervention planning across disciplinary fields.
The UNC School of Medicine and Office of Medical Education is currently recruiting tutors for its Patient Centered Care Course (formally ICM 1/ICM 2 & CSD/CSI). The deadline to apply is March 16.
Tyler McKinnish, MS-2 co-vice president of curriculum affairs, has been selected to serve on the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) Advisory Committee on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Sex Development (Axis) as a member of its Learning Environment Ad Hoc Committee.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has appointed Andy C. Kiser, MD, as Byah Thomason-Sanford Doxey Distinguished Professor in the Department of Surgery, effective March 1, 2015.
The deadline to submit photos for this year's Berryhill Photo Competition is March 16. Winners will be announced on March 27. Note that the photo submitted must have been taken since enrolling at UNC School of Medicine or must be medically related.
All are welcome to attend our March session of Science in the News! This is a new science outreach group focused on getting the greater community to discuss relevant science topics.