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.
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.
Guest lecturer Wayne Rosamond, PhD, will present on “Cardiovascular Epidemiology Program in the School of Public Health: Opportunities for Research Partnerships"
UNC's 2nd Annual Mental Health Awareness Day is taking place on Friday, October 9th.
Join UNC Psychiatry at the 27th Annual Walk for Hope in Raleigh on Sunday, October 11th!
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.
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."
Dr. Shannon Carson will present on "High Flow, BIPAP, or the Vent: Responding to Acute Respiratory Failure".
NC TraCS is pleased to introduce our CTSA Conversations sessions. Talk with the leadership at UNC's CTSA (Clinical & Translational Science) program.
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.
The NC TraCS Drug Discovery Workshop is designed to help faculty and students learn about the process of drug discovery in an academic setting.
Bruce Cairns, MD, is recovering from a heart attack that he suffered on Sept. 18.
The September issue of the UNC Department of Family Medicine's monthly newsletter is now available.
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.
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.
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.