Nov. 2

Announcing enhanced education leadership at the UNC School of Medicine

Read a memo from Julie Byerley, MD, MPH, regarding changes to the UNC School of Medicine's education administration.

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Celebrating Student Research

UNC School of Medicine students had the opportunity to showcase their research work at the annual Student Research Day, sponsored by the John B. Graham Medical Student Research Society.

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Mental Health in Motion Dance Performance

Series of dance stories plus a Q&A with a young stroke survivor in her twenties chronically her healthcare journey in order to promote a holistic and patient-centered approach to therapy and recovery.

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Children's Research Institute Seminar Series: "Toward a Molecular Understanding of NF-kB Related Autoinflammatory Diseases"

The Children's Research Institute Seminar Series presents its November speaker, Eric P. Hanson, MD, for his talk, "Toward a Molecular Understanding of NF-kB Related Autoinflammatory Diseases."

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Dancel on Point-of-Care Ultrasound

Dancel on Point-of-Care Ultrasound

Ria Dancel, MD, says point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is the next step in the evolution of internists, enhancing physical diagnosis skills and patient-physician relationships. She has published two papers about POCUS in the Journal of the Society of Hospital Medicine.

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Hip fracture study compares hospitalist and non-hospitalist services

Hip fracture study compares hospitalist and non-hospitalist services

A newly-published study led by John R. Stephens, MD, professor of medicine and pediatrics in the division of hospital medicine, compared outcomes for patients with hip fracture managed by hospitalist versus non-hospitalist services. Findings suggest there is a benefit to hospitalist co-management.

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UNC Center for Transplant Care Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The UNC Center for Transplant Care is celebrating 50 years of care for patients. To commemorate this milestone there will be an event to recognize patients, doctors and staff that make the program possible.

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Nephrology study shows need for more training in women's health

Nephrology study shows need for more training in women's health

Clinical instructor Monica Reynolds, MD, presented research at ASN Kidney Week 2018 that shows nephrologists often lack confidence in managing women's health issues that may be related to kidney disease. The study was selected from thousands for special release during ASN Kidney Week, the premier US and international clinical and scientific meeting focused on kidney disease.

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Academy of Educators’ Leadership Council Introduction

In August, the new President of the Academy of Educators, Amy Shaheen, MD, MSc, welcomed ten faculty members to the inaugural Leadership Council. The Leadership Council is expanding both the Academy’s breadth and quality of faculty development offerings.

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Your Health: How Tiny Homes Might Have a Big Impact

Your Health: How Tiny Homes Might Have a Big Impact

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and guest co-host Dr. Stephen Hooper talk with Dr. Antoine Bailliard—professor in the UNC Department of Allied Health’s division of occupational science and occupational therapy—about how tiny homes just might have a big impact.

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Vaughn awarded Scott Neil Schwirck Fellowship

Vaughn awarded Scott Neil Schwirck Fellowship

Courtney Vaughn, MD-PhD student in the lab of Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, was awarded the Scott Neil Schwirck fellowship for her work studying the role of DNA damage repair and circadian rhythm in tumor response to platinum-based chemotherapy.

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Department of Allied Health Sciences Student Research Awardees Present at UNC School of Medicine Student Research Day

Department of Allied Health Sciences Student Research Awardees Present at UNC School of Medicine Student Research Day

The Department of Allied Health Sciences’ Office of Research and Scholarship (DAHS OOR) has selected its second cohort of winners of the DAHS Student Research Ambassador Awards.

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American Medical Association Foundation launches inaugural Leadership Development Institute

American Medical Association Foundation launches inaugural Leadership Development Institute

The American Medical Association Foundation (AMAF) hosted its inaugural Leadership Development Institute (LDI) in Chicago at American Medical Association (AMA) headquarters. UNC School of Medicine student Elizabeth Stephenson joined medical students from across the country to participate in a weekend retreat as part of the institute.

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Workshop - How to Give a Killer Talk

The Academy of Educators invites interested faculty to save the date and register for the upcoming Faculty Development workshop "How to Give a Killer Talk" with Christina Shenvi, MD, PhD, FACEP on November 7th from 12:00 – 1:00PM in Bondurant 2020.

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UNC Cancer Network RN and Allied Health Lecture– Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults Living with Cancer

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Lauren Lux, LCSW. Adolescents and Young Adult living with cancer have unique medical and psychosocial needs. The recognition of these needs has created a new field of study in practice in the oncology world. As such many institutions are developing multidisciplinary teams to address AYA needs. However, you don't need a huge budget or a new program to make an impact with this age group. We will establish the age specific needs of this group and discuss some simple changes to make in your day to day practice that will help you meet your AYA patients' needs.

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Retsch-Bogart honored at North American CF Conference

Retsch-Bogart honored at North American CF Conference

At the recent North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference in Denver, George Retsch-Bogart, MD, professor of pediatrics and co-director of the UNC Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutics Development Center, received the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s 2018 Richard C. Talamo Distinguished Clinical Achievement Award.

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Thrombosis & Hemostasis Seminar

Dr. Irini Sereti, Chief, HIV Pathogenesis Section, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH Title: "Matters of the heart after HAART in HIV"

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The Civil War and Opiate “Insanity”

Bullitt Club Lecture Series Presents The Civil War and Opiate “Insanity” by Jonathan S. Jones, PhD Candidate, Department of History, Binghamton University,

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