June 2

APT Workshop for Faculty

Joanne M. Jordan, MD, MPH, executive associate dean for Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development invites all SOM faculty members to attend a Faculty Workshop on appointment, promotion, and tenure. The process for APT within the School of Medicine regarding the criteria used for promotion to associate professor and professor in the tenure and fixed-term tracks will be reviewed.

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APT Workshop for Faculty

Joanne M. Jordan, MD, MPH, executive associate dean for Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development invites all SOM faculty members to attend a Faculty Workshop on appointment, promotion, and tenure. The process for APT within the School of Medicine regarding the criteria used for promotion to associate professor and professor in the tenure and fixed-term tracks will be reviewed.

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Call for Nominations: Dr. James W. Woods Junior Faculty Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016-2017 Dr. James W. Woods Junior Faculty Award. The due date for applications is July 1, 2016.

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Call for Nominations: Jefferson-Pilot Fellowships in Academic Medicine

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016-2017 Jefferson-Pilot Fellowships in Academic Medicine award. The due date for applications is July 1, 2016.

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A Third Era of Health Care with Donald Berwick

A Third Era of Health Care with Donald Berwick

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and guest co-host Dr. Catherine Coe will be talking with Donald Berwick, MD, president emeritus of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and former administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services about "A Third Era of Healthcare."

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IHQI Quality Improvement Speaker Series: Cardiovascular Health Improvement

Can systematic dissemination work across hundreds of diverse practices? Samuel Cykert, MD, will address this question at the next edition of the QI Speaker Series.

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Allied Health Sciences celebrates annual clinical preceptor appreciation day

Allied Health Sciences celebrates annual clinical preceptor appreciation day

The Department of Allied Health Sciences recognized more than 150 clinical preceptors during its annual clinical preceptor appreciation event, held at the North Carolina Botanical Garden.

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National Institute for Health Care Management: Investigator-Initiated Research Grants

The National Institute for Health Care Management is accepting letters of interest to support innovative research that will advance the existing knowledge base in the areas of health care financing, delivery, management and/or policy. Award amount is up to $50,000 for one year. Letter of interest submission deadline is July 11.

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Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation: Multiple Funding Opportunities

The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation is currently seeking applications for multiple funding opportunities including the Damon Runyon Fellowship Award and the Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award.

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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation: Multiple Funding Opportunities

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is currently accepting applications for multiple funding opportunities. Grants are available for researchers at multiple career stages.

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Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute awards funding to address research priorities in health care for women with diabetes

Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute awards funding to address research priorities in health care for women with diabetes

Wanda Nicholson, MD, MPH, MBA, director of the Diabetes and Obesity Core at the UNC Center for Women’s Health Research and member of the UNC Diabetes Center, will partner with Wendy Bennett, MD, MPH, of Johns Hopkins University, to create an online network to engage women with diabetes.

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All SOM faculty/employees: email and calendar migration to take place June 8

All School of Medicine employees must shut down Outlook email or turn off computers as the Office of Information Systems migrates accounts and calendars. At 8 pm Wednesday June 8 to 7 am Thursday June 9, all email accounts and calendars affiliated with the UNC School of Medicine will be migrated from Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2013.

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 N.C. Women’s Hospital recognized for excellence in infant safe sleep practices

N.C. Women’s Hospital recognized for excellence in infant safe sleep practices

The purpose of the award is to recognize hospitals that are proven leaders in infant safe sleep policy, practice and education.

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White House Summit: The United State of Women

On June 14 and 15, the White House will convene the first ever United State of Women Summit. More than 5,000 women from across the country will gather to discuss issues including health and wellness, entrepreneurship and innovation, and educational opportunities. The UNC Health Care communications and news office is attempting to compile a list of faculty members who have been invited.

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Gold Humanism Honor Society hosts Resident Appreciation Week

Gold Humanism Honor Society hosts Resident Appreciation Week

As a way to express their gratitude for the incredible work of UNC Hospitals' residents, the UNC School of Medicine chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society organized a Resident Appreciation Week.

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UNC Family Medicine Center Grand Opening Celebration

The UNC Department of Family Medicine is pleased to announce the Grand Re-Opening of the UNC Family Medicine Center on Friday, June 3. A special dedication will be held from 5:30 - 7:30pm on Thursday evening, June 2, with festivities for patients continuing throughout the day on Friday, June 3.

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