The Enhanced Recovery Program is a collaborative, multidisciplinary initiative between the departments of anesthesiology and surgery to improve the perioperative care of patients at UNC. The first Enhanced Recovery pathway was implemented in July 2014. Over the next year, it is anticipated that the Enhanced Recovery program will have reached over 1,000 patients. One of the very first patients to go through an Enhanced Recovery pathway at UNC reflects on his surgical experience one year later.
The 2016 American Asthma Foundation Scholar Awards support highly innovative research from investigators across the broad spectrum of science, including chemists, physicists and engineers. The awards seek to draw outstanding investigators from other fields into the study of asthma; most AAF Scholars are studying asthma for the first time. Award funding is up to $450,000 over three (3) years. Application deadline is December 1, 2015.
Summer 2015 marked the twelfth annual community health clinic led by the Honduran Health Alliance, a UNC School of Medicine student-led group that provides critical health services for Honduran women, clinical education for UNC medical learners, and experiences that inform the careers of future doctors.
Kate Taylor returns home to Chapel Hill for two events, a concert and a meet-and-greet, benefiting the Dr. Isaac M. Taylor Scholarship Fund at the UNC School of Medicine, named for Kate's father, who was dean of the School from 1964-1971.
You are invited to AWARE for All - The Triangle, a free educational event featuring a health fair and an informative presentation about clinical research participation. AWARE for All is a free program that aims to educate and empower people like you to make informed decisions about clinical research participation. Learn how we can all help advance public health and contribute to new medical advancements.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam & Cristy will be talking with Michelle Mello, JD, PhD, professor of Law and of Health Research and Policy at Stanford University. The theme of the conversation will be "The Changing Laws of Vaccines."
Please make plans to attend the annual School of Medicine faculty meeting, which will be held on Thursday, Oct. 22 from 4-5 p.m. in the Old Clinic Auditorium.
This training will cover the various ways the electronic medical record can be used to facilitate research recruitment, including use of the Carolina Data Warehouse and i2b2.
Recently, 20 new student members were inducted into the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA).
The 5th annual Oliver Smithies Nobel Symposium will host a panel discussion on open access publishing.
Brian Moynihan joined the Health Sciences Library (HSL) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Oct. 1 as the head of Health Information Technology Initiatives, a position created to help HSL stay on the forefront of technological innovation happening in health care education, practice and research.
On Oct. 7, UNC School of Medicine students and faculty gathered in the Medical Biomolecular Research Building for Doctors for Diversity, an event aimed at discussing and celebrating the importance of diversity in medical training and patient care.
The Sensitive Information Remediation Project, better known as Project SIR, is a campus-wide initiative with the purpose to scan, find, delete and/or secure sensitive information. OIS in conjunction with ITS is working with the entire School of Medicine community to provide the tools, procedures and reporting necessary to help data owners discover all of the sensitive information that they may have and to provide options to secure such information.
The annual Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture will be presented by J. Charles Jennette, MD, Kenneth M. Brinkhous Distinguished Professor and Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
Richard M. Wardrop III, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine and pediatrics, and director of the internal medicine and pediatrics residency program recently received an Early Career Achievement Award from the Ohio State University College of Medicine.