Feb. 23

Putting the Quadruple Aim into Practice in an Academic Medical Center

Tom Bodenheimer, the author of the Quadruple Aim is visiting UNC School of Medicine for multiple events, including this discussion.

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Bellotti honored with prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Bellotti honored with prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Adriano Bellotti, a student in the UNC School of Medicine's MD-PhD program, has been awarded the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which provides full support for graduate study at the University of Cambridge in England.

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UNC School of Medicine Individualization Phase launches March 2017

The UNC School of Medicine’s Translation Education at Carolina (TEC) curriculum is divided into three phases spanning all four years of medical school. The final phase, the Individualization Phase, begins in March for the class of 2018.

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13th Annual Huntley Lecture with Thomas Bodenheimer

Dr. Thomas Bodenheimer is founding director of the Center for Excellence in Primary Care and co-author of the seminal article "From Triple to Quadruple Aim: Care of the Patient Requires Care of the Provider."

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A new podcast series from the Chair’s Corner debuts this week

The Department of Medicine has released a new 12-week series as part of its Chair’s Corner podcast – “Autoimmune Disease: Pieces of the Picture.” This series is designed to provide educational and helpful information on autoimmune disease for patients, and spotlights UNC physician expertise.

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Bowles Center Seminar: Genetics of Addiction: Turning Lemons into Lemonade

UNC's Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies presents Kirk Wilhelmsen, M.D., associate professor of genetics and neurology at UNC, on Monday, Feb. 27, as part of the Spring BCAS Seminar Series. He will address, "Genetics of Addiction: Turning Lemons into Lemonade." Boxed lunches available at noon; first come, first served.

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Surgery Grand Rounds, Justin Dimick “Innovative Approaches for Improving Surgical Quality”

Learning objectives: (1) To appreciate the trade-offs with the two fundamental mechanisms for improving patient outcomes—selective referral and quality improvement. (2) To understand the gaps in our current approaches for improving patient outcomes in surgery. (3) To learn how video analysis and peer coaching could be used to fill existing gaps in surgical performance improvement.

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MSL@UNC: What is an MSL?

MSL@UNC's is proud to announce our first ever speaker event! We are hosting Todd McKeon, PharmD, a local Medical Science Liaison (MSL) at ViiV Healthcare. Dr. McKeon will share his experience as an MSL, the various skill sets an MSL needs for success, and the range of career possibilities within the MSL role. Find out which therapeutic areas are right for you, and how to best prepare yourself as you launch yourself into that first MSL role. This will be a great career resource event for those interested in learning more about the MSL role!

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CTSA Conversations

Existing and novel tools for supporting inclusive study design and enhancing recruitment procedures

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March of Dimes: 2018 Basil O'Connor Starter Scholar Research Award

The March of Dimes Foundation is accepting nominations to support young scientists embarking on their independent research careers. Applicants’ research interests should be consistent with those of the March of Dimes’ mission: improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. Award amount is up to $150,000 for two years. The Letter of Nomination deadline is March 15, 2017.

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Huntington's Disease Society of America: Berman/Topper HD Career Development Fellowship

The Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) is accepting applications to support young scientists working collaboratively with their mentors and other committed HD health professionals to develop the fellow into an independent HD leader. Applications are welcome from young scientists/clinicians who are interested in a career in Huntington’s disease research or care. The award amount is up to $80,000 per year for up to three (3) years.

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: 2017 Health Policy Research Scholars

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is accepting applications to support doctoral students from a variety of fields/disciplines (e.g. urban planning, political science, economics, ethnography, education, social work, sociology) who are training to be researchers. For the 2017 cohort, the program will enroll up to 50 scholars interested in learning to translate their research into health policy and who are from underrepresented populations and/or disadvantaged backgrounds. The award amount is up to a $30,000 stipend for up to four years. The application deadline is March 29, 2017 by 3:00pm EST.

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American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology: 2017 Junior Faculty Career Research Training Award

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accepting applications to support radiation research early in academic career development by giving junior faculty the opportunity to focus on radiation-related research in radiation oncology, biology, physics and provides funds to generate pilot data that can be used for future federal funding opportunities. Award amount is up to $100,000 per year for two years.

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The CHEST Foundation: 2017 CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

The CHEST Foundation, the charitable arm for the American College of Chest Physicians, with support from AstraZeneca LP, is accepting applications to support investigators interested addressing clinical, population or community engagement/health services aspects of COPD with relevance to the prevention and/or reduction in morbidity and mortality associated with COPD. Award amount is up to $50,000 for one year. The application deadline is March 31, 2017.

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American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology: 2017 Residents/Fellows in Radiation Oncology Research Seed Grant

The American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accepting applications to support residents or fellows planning a career that focuses primarily on basic science or clinical research in radiation oncology. Any area of research related to radiation oncology is eligible the seed grant. Award amount is up to $25,000 for one year. The application deadline is March 31, 2017.

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Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure Workshops

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development invites all faculty to attend the next series of Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure Workshops. These workshops are designed to assist faculty with navigating the appointment, promotion, and tenure guidelines, and equip faculty with the information needed to successfully prepare for future reviews.

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Your Health: The surprising number of young stroke victims

Your Health: The surprising number of young stroke victims

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy talk with Amy Edmunds, stroke survivor, founder, and chief executive of YoungStoke, and Lester Leung, MD, neurologist and director of the Stroke and Young Adults Program at Tufts Medical Center, about the alarming rate of young stroke victims.

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Nursing dean discovers a new home in Chapel Hill

After more than 13 years at the University of Miami, Nena Peragallo Montano said leaving her longtime home in Miami and her colleagues and friends there was a tough choice. But she told the audience at the Carolina Club on Feb. 9, which had gathered to welcome her to campus, that she has found a new professional home as the dean of the UNC School of Nursing.

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