Feb. 4

Frank Wilson Professionalism Forum

The Academy of Educators Presents the Frank Wilson Professionalism Forum featuring Fred Hafferty, PhD, from the Mayo Clinic as this year's Frank Wilson Visiting Professor

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UNC CTSA Conversations Series 2016 (Feb. 11, 2016)

In an effort to encourage a two-way dialogue and discussions around the CTSA Program at UNC, NC TraCS holds regular OPEN TO ALL information sessions. This month's topic is: NC TraCS Pilot Program — "Where We've Been, Where We Are, Where We're Headed" Feb 11, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., Brinkhous-Bullitt 219

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UNC to host 12th annual African American History Month Lecture

UNC is proud to present the 12th annual African American History Month Lecture. This year's lecture will be delivered Bettye Collier-Thomas, PhD, of Temple University. Collier-Thomas is an award-winning author and researcher who specializes in African American women's history, religious studies, civil rights activism, and electoral politics. The lecture will be held on Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. at the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History.

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Training the Physicians of the 21st Century with Dr. Julie Byerley

Training the Physicians of the 21st Century with Dr. Julie Byerley

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Cristy & guest co-host Dr. Bob Gwyther will be talking with Julie Byerley, MD, MPH, Vice Dean for Education at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine. The theme of the conversation will be "Training the Physicians of the 21st Century."

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Maya Styner discusses bone marrow fat research in new podcast

Maya Styner discusses bone marrow fat research in new podcast

The Department of Medicine features people, programs, and important happenings in its Chair's Corner podcast. Episode two features an interview with Ron Falk, MD, and Maya Styner, MD. They discuss Styner's recent research in bone marrow fat.

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Call for Submissions: Iris, UNC SOM's creative and literary arts journal call for submissions

Iris, an online literary and creative arts journal run by UNC School of Medicine students, is currently accepting creative writing (poetry or prose), visual arts, photography, and multimedia submissions from all graduate students and faculty within the Department of Medicine and Allied Health professional schools (Dentistry, PA, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Nursing). Submissions do not have to be medically related, but must be created while enrolled at UNC.

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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 one upcoming focus group discussion 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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"Tell Me More" Project -- Feb. 15-19th

The UNC School of Medicine's chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society is launching the “Tell Me More” project throughout UNC hospitals Feb. 15 - 19. The effort hopes to help patients share who they are as people beyond the confines of their disease.

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Department of Allied Health Sciences Teaching Seminar

The Department of Allied Health Sciences Teaching Seminar is hosted by the Academic Affairs Committee.

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Council for Exceptional Children honors Boyd

Council for Exceptional Children honors Boyd

Brian Boyd, PhD, associate professor in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, has received national recognition for his outstanding research from the Council for Exceptional Children.

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Research Ethics Grand Rounds: Patient perspectives on research on standard medical practices, implications for consent

The February Research Ethics Grand Rounds will be presented by Kevin Weinfurt, PhD, professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke Clinical Research Institute.

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Loeser demonstrates new mechanism for how reactive oxygen species contribute to arthritis

Loeser demonstrates new mechanism for how reactive oxygen species contribute to arthritis

Richard Loeser, MD, takes a new look at the role of reactive oxygen species or "free radicals" in arthritis, and provides data needed to design new therapies for this debilitating disease.

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The Esther A. & Joseph Klingenstein Fund: Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Awards in the Neurosciences

The Klingenstein Fund has partnered with the Simons Foundation to support young investigators in the early stages of their career who are engaged in basic or clinical research in neurological or psychological disorders. Award amount is up to $225,000 over three (3) years. Application deadline is March 1.

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Emergency Medicine Foundation: Various Programs

The Emergency Medicine Foundation is accepting applications to various programs with different deadlines. Funding amounts vary by program.

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The New York Stem Cell Foundation: Innovator awards for early career investigators

The NYSCF is accepting applications from early career investigators for projects that will explore the basic biology and translational potential of stem cells. Award amount is up to $1.5M over five years. Application deadline is Feb. 24, 2016 by 5:00 p.m.

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New UNC PA program serves military, students, rural N.C.

Regardless of their backgrounds before coming to UNC-Chapel Hill, all the students enrolled in the Physician Assistant Studies Program share the ambition of providing more complete health care to North Carolina.

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