Scott Hultman, MD, MBA, Ethel A. and James F. Valone Distinguished Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, was recently named Vice President of Academic Affairs and Reconstructive Surgery for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons/Plastic Surgery Foundation.
The UNC student chapter of Autism Speaks will host a silent auction event.
Please make plans to attend this lecture from Richard Gunderman, MD, PhD, a passionate scholar, and advocate for physicians and the huamanistic practice of medicine.
UNC Family Medicine's Living Healthy program recently hosted an open house for more than 40 program alumni.
The American Academy of Dermatology is seeking nominations and applications for its prestigious Eugene J. Van Scott Award for Innovative Therapy of the Skin and Phillip Frost Leadership Lecture.
UNC Hospitals' Beacon program will sponsor two events on Oct. 13 in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
This year' UNC Hospitals' Nursing Diversity Council has focused discussion around various body image issues. As a continuation of this theme, the group will host a community screening of a new documentary called "Embrace," which deals with the worldwide problem of body shaming.
The PhRMA Foundation is accepting applications to support physician-scientists pursuing a career in clinical pharmacology and to encourage the development of junior research-oriented faculty who will use molecular, cell and systems pharmacology to advance human research.
The Harrington Discovery Institute is accepting letters of intent to support innovative research efforts that could prevent, treat, or cure blindness. This award is part of the Gund-Harrington Initiative for Fighting Blindness. The competition is open to scientists at accredited academic medical centers, research institutions, and universities in the U.S. and Canada. Award amount is up to $900,000 over three years. Letter of intent deadline is Oct. 14.
The Focused Ultrasound Foundation is accepting one-page research abstracts to support investigator-initiated projects in the form of one-year awards. Clinical, preclinical and early-stage projects can be funded through one of the program’s two submission tracks: Clinical Indication Track and the High-Risk Track. Award amount up to $100,000 over one year. Research abstract deadline is Oct. 18, 2016.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is accepting applications to support middle career health professionals and behavioral social scientists with an interest in health and health care policy. Fellows participate in the policy process at the federal level and use that leadership experience to improve health, health care, and health policy. Award amount up to $165,000. Application deadline is Nov. 15.
The Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer is accepting applications to assist promising laboratory and clinical scientists in pursuing careers as independent investigators in ovarian cancer research. This award aims to support the scientific growth and academic success of awardees. The goal is to attract junior investigators as well as established investigators into ovarian cancer research and to develop their potential as leaders. Award amount is up to $60,000 for one year. Application deadline is Dec. 1, 2016.
Take a look at some of our highlights and honors for July – Sept. 2016.
The BrightFocus Foundation's National Glaucoma Research standard award program provides funding for researchers who have already generated some amount of preliminary data, but are required to demonstrate additional, significant progress before they can apply to governmental or industrial funding agencies. Award amount is up to $150,000 over two years. Application deadline is Nov. 16.
Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds: The View from Here; Ethical Concerns for Providers in Their Emergency Care of Behavioral Health Patients Awaiting Placement
All are welcome to this CEGR session with Dr. David Pepper of Hartford Hospital (Psychosomatic Medicine, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine). This CEGR is sponsored in conjunction with Emergency Medicine.
The Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement has opened the FY18 Seed Grant Application.
The two posts showcased a patient who sought out UNC after a traumatic birth and UNC Midwife Jenny Cox, who helped the patient reach her goals.
Guest lecturer J. Kevin Harrison, MD, Professor of Medicine, Structural Heart Disease Specialist at Duke University, will present "TAVR for Intermediate and Low Risk Aortic Stenosis Patients."
Please make plans to attend New Faculty Orientation, which will be held from noon – 5 p.m. at the Stone Center. For the purposes of this event, faculty employed since Nov. 1, 2015 are considered new faculty. The event includes lunch, professional development resources, and the chance to network with SOM leaders and fellow faculty members from across the SOM. RSVP by Oct. 7.
The annual Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture will be presented on Oct. 20 by Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, 2015 Nobel Laureate, Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics. Faculty members are encouraged to RSVP by Oct. 7.
Each Tuesday and Thursday in October, food trucks will be parked and serving on quad between Marsico Hall and the Genetic Medicine Building.
The UNC School of Medicine seeks a qualified academic leader to serve as Chair of the Department of Family Medicine.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and guest co-host Bob Gwyther, MD, MBA, will have a fascinating conversation with Eric Topol, MD, cardiologist, author and director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, about precision medicine and how it can be facilitated by, as he says, the “medicalization of the smartphone.”
The next edition of the Office of International Activities' Global Health Forum will feature Anthony Charles, MD, MPH, associate professor of surgery, director of Adult ECMO Program, who will discuss "Surgery and Global Public Health."
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