The November edition of UNC Family Medicine's newsletter is now available on Sharepoint.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam & Cristy will be talking with Daniel Durand, MD, radiologist and director of accountable care at Johns Hopkins University. The theme of the conversation will be "Stewardship of Medical Imaging."
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has several funding opportunities for projects relevant to understanding and preventing suicide. Application deadline is Nov. 16, 2015. Applications are open to numerous fields of research.
The Ruth K. Broad Biomedical Research Foundation is partnering with Duke University to award $180,000 over two years to non-Duke faculty for research in Alzheimer's disease. Application deadline is Feb. 1, 2016.
The Scleroderma Research Foundation is accepting applications for Molecular Pathogenesis and New Interventions in Scleroderma. Award is up to $600,000 over three years. Applications are encouraged from applicants who have not previously worked on scleroderma, as well as those with substantial ongoing scleroderma-focused efforts. Application deadline is Dec. 4, 2015.
NC TraCS will be hosting its November session of CTSA Conversations on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015.
Dr. Sue Kirkman will present on "Treatment Targets in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus."
Drs. Andrew Greganti & William Pendergraft will present an M&M conference on "Drug Induced Vasculitis."
Dr. Paul Hayashi will present on "Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Update on Clinical Management."
Dr. Nicholas Shaheen will present on "Misplaced Priorities and Barrett’s Esophagus."
Drs. Andrew Greganti and Alice Ma will present an M&M Conference on "Cytopenias Due to Micronutrient Deficiency in a TPN Patient."
Giving Tuesday is a national movement that celebrates generosity and kicks off the season of giving. This year, on Dec. 1, the UNC School of Medicine is participating in the #TarHealTuesday campaign.
Hans Clevers, MD, PhD, professor of molecular genetics, Hubrecht Institute, will present the 18th annual Carl Gottschalk Lecture.
Read a message from Matt Mauro, MD, CEO of UNC Faculty Physicians, with information on the nomination process.
Read a letter from Paul Godley, MD, PhD, MPP, vice dean, finance and administration, on Project SIR, an ongoing effort to help faculty and staff identify, correctly store or delete sensitive information.