Sept. 24

Advocating for Patients and Reducing Disparities

Advocating for Patients and Reducing Disparities

As a college student, Rebecca Flint volunteered at UNC Hospitals, working closely with Spanish-speaking populations. Today, as a fourth-year medical student and Schweitzer Fellow, she’s determined to reduce health disparities for them.

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Balancing Benefits and Harms: UNC Aims to Get Lung Cancer Screening Right

Balancing Benefits and Harms: UNC Aims to Get Lung Cancer Screening Right

When it comes to meeting the challenge of implementing new lung cancer screening guidelines, UNC is taking a multidisciplinary approach. Led by Daniel S. Reuland, MD MPH, Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, the UNC project on Supporting Appropriate Implementation of Lung cancer Screening (SAILS) is bringing together institutional experts as well as patient stakeholders to find ways to realize the benefits while minimizing the harms of the newly recommended screening test for lung cancer.

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Cardiovascular Grand Rounds

Guest lecturer Wayne Rosamond, PhD, will present on “Cardiovascular Epidemiology Program in the School of Public Health: Opportunities for Research Partnerships"

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Mental Health Awareness Day

UNC's 2nd Annual Mental Health Awareness Day is taking place on Friday, October 9th.

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27th Annual Walk for Hope

Join UNC Psychiatry at the 27th Annual Walk for Hope in Raleigh on Sunday, October 11th!

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Carolina Seminar Series Hosting Career Development Discussion

Carolina Seminar Series Hosting Career Development Discussion

The STEM Series, sponsored by the Carolina Seminar Series, has two upcoming focus group discussions during which attendees will have the opportunity to discuss their career development experiences at UNC. Participants will receive a $25 Amazon gift card for their participation in the 90-minute sessions.

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Re-Air: Talking to Patients About Cancer with Rachel Freedman

Re-Air: Talking to Patients About Cancer with Rachel Freedman

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and Cristy will be talking with Rachel Freedman, MD, oncologist at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. The theme of the conversation will be "Talking to Patients About Cancer."

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Medicine Grand Rounds Lecture Series

Dr. Shannon Carson will present on "High Flow, BIPAP, or the Vent: Responding to Acute Respiratory Failure".

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CTSA Conversations

NC TraCS is pleased to introduce our CTSA Conversations sessions. Talk with the leadership at UNC's CTSA (Clinical & Translational Science) program.

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Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds: End of Life Conflicts in South Africa: Recurrent Challenges and Emerging Controversies

This October, Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds will be presented by Professor Sharon Kling, Dept. of Paediatrics & Child Heath Chair, Paediatrics Clinical Ethics Committee, Tygerberg Hospital, Cape Town Area, South Africa and Professor Keymanthri Moodley, Dept. of Medicine Director, Centre for Medical Ethics & Law, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa.

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NC TraCS Drug Discovery Workshop

The NC TraCS Drug Discovery Workshop is designed to help faculty and students learn about the process of drug discovery in an academic setting.

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Cairns "recovering well" after heart attack

Cairns "recovering well" after heart attack

Bruce Cairns, MD, is recovering from a heart attack that he suffered on Sept. 18.

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Family Medicine September Newsletter

The September issue of the UNC Department of Family Medicine's monthly newsletter is now available.

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Doctors for Diversity event to be held Oct. 7

Sponsored by the UNC School of Medicine and Whitehead Medical Society, Doctors for Diversity is a campus-wide event designed to highlight and embrace the need for increased diversity recognition and inclusive awareness within the SOM.

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School of Medicine students honored by Charlotte Business Journal

School of Medicine students honored by Charlotte Business Journal

In January, UNC SOM students Melissa Rolfson, Kyle Roedersheimer and Kahra Manji-Nix started PATCH, a program that works to expose high school students in Charlotte to the health care profession. The group was recently honored by the Charlotte Business Journal with the Excellence in Health Care for Community Partner/Advocate Award.

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North Carolina Research Triangle Pulmonary Hypertension Symposium

The seventh annual Research Triangle Pulmonary Hypertension Symposium will be held Friday, Oct. 30 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Brier Creek. The symposium will provide pulmonologists, cardiologists, and other interested physicians and allied healthcare providers the opportunity to learn about the current landscape in PH epidemiology, diagnostics, and treatment.

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