March 8

UNC Medical Center seeks Associate Chief Medical Officer for Quality and Patient Safety

The Associate Chief Medical Officer for Quality and Patient Safety (ACMO-QS) reports to the Chief Medical Officer / Vice President for Medical Affairs of UNC Hospitals. The position is appointed at 0.5 FTE, and will be funded via contract with the department in which the faculty member holds a full-time appointment.

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Patient Safety Awareness Week Kicks Off with Webcast

For all of us here at UNC Hospitals, every day is Patient Safety Day, and from March 11 – 17, we will be able to renew our full commitment to this during Patient Safety Awareness Week. This year’s theme is “United for Patient Safety.” To kick off the week we will be showing a Live IHI/NPSF webcast with nationally known experts discussing the importance of speaking up from the perspectives of clinicians, staff, and patients and families.

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Crais named Interim Director, Office of Research, Allied Health Sciences

Crais named Interim Director, Office of Research, Allied Health Sciences

The Department of Allied Health Sciences has named Elizabeth Crais, PhD, the interim director of the Office of Research, which leads research across seven disciplines in the health care spectrum. Crais, a professor in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences and coordinator of PhD studies for the division, began this role in early February 2018.

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MHI Seminar: James F. Martin, M.D., Ph.D - “Hippo Signaling in Heart Regeneration”

Dr. Martin is the Vivian L. Smith Professor in Regenerative Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and Director, Cardiomyocyte Renewal Lab, Texas Heart Institute

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MHI/IVB Annual Spring Research Symposium

Guest speakers are Dr. Caroline E. Burns and Dr. C. Geoffrey Burns, Assistant Professors of Medicine at Harvard Medical School presenting their joint talk entitled " New Insights into Zebrafish Cardiovascular Development and Regeneration". Dr. Karen K. Hirschi, Professor of Medicine, Genetics, and Biomedical Engineering at the Yale School of Medicine will give a talk entitled "Regulation of Endothelial Cell Specification". Lunch will be served for registered attendees.

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Stouffer appointed Ernest and Hazel Craige Distinguished Professor

Stouffer appointed Ernest and Hazel Craige Distinguished Professor

George (Rick) Stouffer, MD, Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Cardiology, has been awarded the Ernest and Hazel Craige Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the department of medicine.

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Not "Simply the Old-Fashioned Grip": The Impact of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

The Bullitt Club Lecture Series Presents "Not "Simply the Old-Fashioned Grip": The Impact of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic" by Dawne Lucas, Special Collections Librarian at the Health Sciences Library at UNC-Chapel Hill.

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Annual SHRA Performance Management Training

The UNC School of Medicine Human Resources Office will once again be providing Annual SHRA Performance Management Training for Supervisors and Human Resources Staff in the coming weeks, just in time for the end of this year’s SHRA Performance Management Cycle on March 31, 2018.

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3rd Round of SOM Bridge Funding

The last round of Bridge Funding applications for this academic year are due Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

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Academy of Educators Annual Awards: Nominate a Colleague by March 30, 2018

The Academy of Educators is continuing to accept nominations for the annual Excellence in Teaching Awards, Medical Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professorships, and Craver Medical Student Teaching Award.

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CIDD Investigator Forum: David Mandell, ScD

"The cost of treating (and not treating) autism." Abstract: A recent estimate suggests that the annual incremental cost associated with autism is $137 billion a year in the United States. This is a big number, but how is it calculated and what does it mean? What portion of these costs are due to appropriate care and what portion would be preventable if we provided better care? This presentation will review what is known regarding the costs associated with autism, how they are calculated, and the effects of various policies, including autism insurance mandates and Medicaid waivers, on autism care and costs.

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UNC School of Medicine Seeks Chair for Department of Microbiology and Immunology

The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a well-qualified leader to serve as Chair for the Department of Microbiology and Immunology.

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Your Health: Creating a Successful Partnership between Providers and Parents of Children with Rare Diseases

Your Health: Creating a Successful Partnership between Providers and Parents of Children with Rare Diseases

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Michael Baca-Atlas talk with Dr. Amy Rule—a pediatrician at Cincinnati Children's Hospital—about how to create a successful partnership between providers and parents of children with rare diseases.

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Warf speaks at the Robert H. Wilkins, MD, Lectureship in Academic Neurosurgery

Warf speaks at the Robert H. Wilkins, MD, Lectureship in Academic Neurosurgery

Benjamin C. Warf, MD, was the distinguished lecturer at the Fourth Annual Robert H. Wilkins, MD, Lectureship in Academic Neurosurgery hosted jointly by the UNC and Duke Neurosurgery Departments on February 20 at the Carolina Inn. Ninety guests dined and later enjoyed Dr. Warf's talk titled, “Stumbling into Academia: The Unintended Adventure of a Missionary Neurosurgeon.”

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Scholarly Concentration Project Symposium

This is the first annual Symposium, presented by Senior Medical Students (Class of 2018), who have participated in a Scholarly Concentration Program. We welcome all students, faculty and staff to attend as they are able.

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Surgery Grand Rounds

Dr. Mary T. Hawn is the Stanford Medicine Professor of Surgery and Chair of the Department of Surgery at Stanford University. Dr. Hawn, a native of Michigan, received her education and surgical training at the University of Michigan. Her clinical area of specialty is minimally invasive foregut surgery. Dr. Hawn is a funded health services researcher and her projects focus on quality measurement and policy in surgical populations. She is a Director for the American Board of Surgery and serves on the editorial board of Annals of Surgery, Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery and the American Journal of Surgery. Dr. Hawn has several leadership roles including Chair of the American College of Surgeons Scientific Forum Committee and as a Trustee for the Surgical Society of the Alimentary Tract. She serves as co-Editor of a new surgical textbook Operative Techniques in Surgery.

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UNC Cancer Network RN and Allied Health Lecture– Widowers, Fathers, and Cancer: The Impact of Loss on Families

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Donald Rosenstein, MD, and Justin Yopp, PhD. For the past eight years, Dr. Rosenstein and Dr. Yopp have run a support group for widowed fathers and conducted clinical research on this bereaved population. In this talk, they will briefly review the literature on studies of bereaved subjects, our research findings, and lessons learned from these studies.

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Juliano Fights Antimalarial Resistance

Juliano Fights Antimalarial Resistance

Jonathan Juliano, MD, MSPH, associate professor of medicine, has been asked to join the WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network’s (WWARN) Scientific Advisory Committee.

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