May 14

UNC/ISMICS Heart Team Summit

A symposium of arrhythmia and lead management alliances, the inaugural UNC/ISMICS Heart Team Summit is appropriate for practicing cardiologists, cardiothoracic/vascular surgeons whose scope of practice includes or will include cardiothoracic/vascular surgery. This course is designed for both experienced surgeons who are new to Arrthythmia and Lead Management, residents who are learning new surgery techniques and Nurses who work in the field. Course directors are UNC Cardiothoracic Division Chief Andy Kiser, MD and Anil Gehi, MD, Associate Professor of Cardiology.

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A Sense of Family

A Sense of Family

The class of 2015 reflects on what they’ll miss most about their UNC School of Medicine experience, and the lessons that they’ll always carry with them

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2015 Jefferson-Pilot Fellowships in Academic Medicine

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015-2016 Jefferson-Pilot Fellowships in Academic Medicine. The due date for applications is June 5.

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Dr. James W. Woods Junior Faculty Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015-2016 Dr. James W. Woods Junior Faculty Award. The due date for applications is June 5, 2015.

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Cohen featured in BBC radio series

Cohen featured in BBC radio series

Myron Cohen, MD, Director of UNC’s Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases, is featured in a BBC Radio documentary series titled "The Fight Against AIDS."

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Brushes with Life Spring Exhibition Opening

The UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health invites you to the opening of the Brushes with Life Arts Program Spring 2015 Exhibition.

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Health Care and Serving Our Community

Health Care and Serving Our Community

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Catherine Coe will be talking with Brad Wilson, Janett Greenberg, and Janice Wells. The theme of the conversation will be "Health Care and Serving Our Community."

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School of Medicine Celebrates Class of 2015

School of Medicine Celebrates Class of 2015

On Saturday, May 9, the UNC School of Medicine Class of 2015 gathered with faculty, friends and family members in Memorial Hall for this year's commencement ceremony. The 183-member class selected Myron Cohen, MD, director of UNC’s Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases, as its commencement speaker.

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Network Maintenance in MacNider Hall May 16 - 17

OIS and ITS Networking will be performing network maintenance on the Ground and 1st floors of MacNider Hall this weekend, May 16 - 17 from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. This maintenance will be disruptive to all network access so please plan accordingly.

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Sunshine Act Updates – Open Payments Update: Review and Dispute Period Reminder

The Open Payments system opened for review and dispute on April 6, 2015. The 45-day review and dispute process for physicians and teaching hospitals, which occurs after applicable manufacturers submit their payment data to CMS and before the data becomes public, will close on May 21.

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Research Ethics Grand Rounds: Ethical Issues in the Research Use of Electronic Health Records

This last Research Ethics Grand Rounds for the school year will be presented by Laura M. Beskow, MD, MPH, associate professor, Duke Clinical Research Institute

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UNC's Spyryx Biosciences secures series A financing

Spyryx Biosciences, Inc., a privately-held biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for respiratory diseases, including cystic fibrosis (CF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), announced today that it has secured $18 million in Series A venture capital financing from Canaan Partners, Hatteras Venture Partners and 5AM Ventures. Spyrx was formed in 2013 to leverage a discovery by UNC researcher Robert Tarran, PhD.

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