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
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
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Department of Allied Health Sciences Teaching Seminar is hosted by the Academic Affairs Committee.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Emergency Medicine Foundation is accepting applications to various programs with different deadlines. Funding amounts vary by program.
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.
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.