The American Society of Nephrology is accepting applications that examine any aspect of the nephrology education. Applications may address aspects related to pre-doctoral or post-doctoral education. Projects should propose to generate new knowledge and should be expected to have an impact beyond the applicant’s institution. Examples of proposed projects can include (but are not limited to) curricular reform, innovations in education, new education methods, evaluation of new assessment tools for competency-based learning and assessment, professional development, or professionalism. Award amount is up to $50,000 per year for up to two years. The application deadline is Dec. 14.
The 2016 Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture was presented by Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, 2015 Nobel Laureate, Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics. A full video recording of the lecture is now available.
Access to Care, cure research and epidemiology of HIV will all be discussed at the event, which will take place Thursday, Dec. 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in room 1131 of the Bioinformatics Building. Allison Mathews, PhD, founder of 2Beat HIV and a researcher within the UNC Institute of Global Health & Infectious Diseases, will be a featured speaker.
Materials from the Health Sciences Library's special collection gave students a look at how human anatomy has been represented throughout history. Participants had the chance to view numerous famous anatomical works -- from Galen to Leonardo da Vinci and from Vesalius to Henry Gray, including some volumes that were nearly 500 years old.
A live performance developed with patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers facing cancer.
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The discussion will have two objectives: 1) to share information about how we transformed introductory science classes in the College of Arts and Sciences and 2) brainstorm how and why the School of Medicine might take pieces of the institutional transformation model we used.