Jason Burke, System VP, Enterprise Analytics & Data Sciences, UNC Health Care, recently penned an article for CIO Review magazine where he outlined future opportunities in High Performance Medicine.
First established in 1990, the School of Medicine Nursing Awards were created to recognize outstanding achievement by nursing professionals. These awards serve as tangible recognition of the countless vital contributions nurses make in support of the patient care, teaching, research and public service missions of the School of Medicine. Nominations for this year's awards will be accepted through March. 5.
Nominations are now being accepted for the Robert C. Cefalo House Officer of the Year Awards. The awards recognize members of the house staff for exemplary service to patients and families, professional performance and compassionate patient care.
An ad hoc committee has been appointed to undertake a routine review of the leadership provided by Daniel Clarke-Pearson, MD, in his position as Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The review is a standard procedure of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The committee invites your written or verbal comments, suggestions and relevant information. The review will take place on May 1, 2017.
In the second episode of "Autoimmune Disease: Pieces of the Picture," Patrick Nachman, MD, and Ron Falk, MD, talk about the process of getting diagnosed with an autoimmune disease and what can help people get through a long and uncertain process. Nachman sees patients who have vasculitis and other diseases that affect the kidney; he is a Marion Stedman Covington Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology.
Community-driven researchers will share details of the importance of community engagement in their research.
Please make plans to attend a public memorial service celebrating the life of Oliver Smithies. The event will be held the evening of April 4 at the Genome Sciences Building.
The Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development is excited to announce the Mindful Opportunity to Reflect on Experience (MORE) program for interested faculty and residents starting this April. MORE is a free self-awareness and self-care training program that consists of eight weekly, two-hour group sessions for up to ten UNC faculty and residents who have personal, academic and clinical interests in wellness.
UNC School of Medicine and UNC Health Care present “This is Your Brain” in honor of Brain Health Awareness Week, a global initiative organized by the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives and the Society for Neuroscience.
Read a letter from Matthew Ewend, MD, outlining the goals he hopes to achieve as he takes over his new role as President of UNC Physicians.
Join us Tuesday, March 21st for the Core Facilities Showcase meet and greet featuring more than 30 UNC cores. UNC has a wealth of core facilities offering a wide range of services to the research community including cutting edge technologies, expertise, and high end instrumentation. Come learn how these cores can support your research. Lunch will be provided.
Qi Zhang, PhD, was recently honored with the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. This program honors early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. Activities pursued by early-career faculty should build a firm foundation for a lifetime of leadership in integrating education and research.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy welcome Gary Chapman, PhD, counselor, pastor, and author of the best-selling book "The 5 Love Languages." On the show, Chapman will discuss the new book he co-authored, Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade: The 5 Love Languages and the Alzheimer’s Journey.
March 3rd is designated as "Dress in Blue Day" to raise awareness about colon cancer. Everyone is encouraged to wear blue with our gastroenterology department and schedule their screening colonoscopies!
MSL@UNC is proud to host Dr. Shay Taylor, a local Medical Science Liaison (MSL). Come have coffee with Dr. Taylor and learn about her career path as an MSL!