July 12

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Chair Search Department Listening Sessions

The Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Chair Search Committee will host a number of listening sessions. During these sessions, participants are invited to express the qualities they would like to see in the next chair of the department.

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Racial Equity Institute

As a part of the Racial Equity in Medicine Elective, the UNC School of Medicine will host the Racial Equity Institute for a two-day training that is open to the public.

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REDCap Hands-On Form Building Training Session

REDCap is a web-based data collection tool that is hosted by NC TraCS. It's designed to be a user-friendly, do-it-yourself tool. We've had a lot of success with it over the years. It is useful for many research studies, including prospective, retrospective, pilot studies, as well as for registries and quality improvement projects. Bring your own laptop in order to participate in the hands-on portion.

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Introduction to EMERSE Training

EMERSE (Electronic Medical Record Search Engine) allows users to search free text (unstructured) clinical notes from the electronic health record. It can be thought of like "Google" for clinical notes. The tool was developed at the University of Michigan in 2005; UNC-Chapel Hill launched EMERSE in October 2017. EMERSE can support a variety of tasks, including clinical and translational research, internal quality improvement and quality assurance initiatives, as well as hospital operational support tasks. NC TraCS provides 60-minute, in-person training sessions for EMERSE. Attendance at the training session is a prerequisite for using EMERSE. The training will cover what EMERSE is, how EMERSE works, and how to use EMERSE appropriately. Registration is required. To registration, http://tinyurl.com/y7nzbuvr

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Collins Receives Irene Diamond Fund/AFAR Postdoctoral Transition Award in Aging

Collins Receives Irene Diamond Fund/AFAR Postdoctoral Transition Award in Aging

John Collins, PhD, a post-doctoral fellow working in Richard Loeser’s lab within the UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center, was selected to receive the $120,000, two-year grant following a rigorous scientific competition held by the American Federation for Aging Research.

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Cohen Lab awarded three grants to study rare neurodegenerative diseases

Cohen Lab awarded three grants to study rare neurodegenerative diseases

Todd J. Cohen, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology, and his research lab have recently received three separate foundation grants for a total of $460,000 over three years.

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 Horizons director wins national award for service

Horizons director wins national award for service

Hendrée Jones, PhD, executive director of the UNC Horizons Program and professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has received the Women's Services Champion Award from the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD), Inc.

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Durham Bulls Game Supporting Children's Research Institute

A night at the ball park that celebrates the hit show, "Stranger Things" and benefits UNC Children's Research - what more could you ask? Thanks to the Durham Bulls Baseball Club for their support!

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New Engaging Patients & Families Resource Available

New Engaging Patients & Families Resource Available

A video recording of Patience Leino presenting at Improvement Grand Rounds on June 21, 2018 is now available.

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Call for Nominations: Robert C. Cefalo House Officer of the Year Awards

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. Nominations will be accepted through July 27.

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Zolotor helps facilitate Health Policy Boot Camp for members of NC General Assembly

Zolotor helps facilitate Health Policy Boot Camp for members of NC General Assembly

In June, 16 members of the North Carolina General Assembly graduated from the North Carolina Institute of Medicine’s Health Policy Boot Camp. Adam Zolotor, MD, DrPH, of the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Family Medicine, serves as President and CEO of the North Carolina Institute of Medicine.

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UNC School of Medicine Strategic Plan Update

Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to read through the updated strategic priorities.

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Action Required: Proposed Revisions to SOM Constitution and Bylaws

All faculty should have received an email on Wednesday, July 10, encouraging them to vote on proposed changes to the UNC School of Medicine's Constitution and Bylaws.

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Your Health: The Ways Health Care Can Let Women Down

Your Health: The Ways Health Care Can Let Women Down

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Stephen Hooper welcome Maya Dusenbery—author of the new book Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick—about the ways healthcare can let women down.

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