Nov. 29

SOM Educational Leadership Position

The UNC School of Medicine is seeking an educator with a passion for innovation in medical education to lead the Social and Health Systems Science 5 course, a required selective for fourth-year medical students designed to prepare them to practice in dynamic health systems.

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UNC Cancer Network Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture– Understanding and Treating Anxiety & Depression in Patients and Families with Cancer

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Eliza Park, MD. Depression and anxiety disorders commonly occur among patients with cancer and their family caregivers. This lecture focuses on the common symptoms and management strategies for depression and anxiety disorders in patients with cancer and their family members.

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UNC Horizons’ 5th annual Holiday Tree is accepting gifts through December 17

For the fifth year in a row, UNC OB-GYN is collecting gifts for the families of UNC Horizons, our comprehensive substance use disorder treatment program for pregnant and/or parenting women and their children, including those whose lives have been touched by abuse or violence.

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AFib Transitions of Care Network

The AFib Transitions of Care Network offers quick (next business day) access to specialty care appointments for patients with AFib to help reduce unnecessary ED visits and hospitalizations and improve coordination of care.

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Bright named Associate Dean for Admissions at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine

Bright named Associate Dean for Admissions at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine

Cedric M. Bright, Associate Dean for Inclusive Excellence at the UNC School of Medicine, has been named Associate Dean for Admissions at East Carolina’s Brody School of Medicine. Details on a farewell celebration for Dr. Bright will be forthcoming. The entire UNC School of Medicine community will be invited to this event.

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Dean's Advisory Council Minutes

Minutes from the August meeting of the Dean's Advisory Council are now available.

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UNC Tobacco Treatment Program Helps Cancer Patients Become Tobacco Free

UNC Tobacco Treatment Program Helps Cancer Patients Become Tobacco Free

Glenn Hair started smoking when he was 12 years old and over time began smoking up to two packs of cigarettes every day. He tried to quit numerous times but always found an excuse for why it was not the right time. He told himself he would quit later, but when he received his cancer diagnosis, he realized “One of these days, later isn’t going to come.”  

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Your Health: Blurring the Lines between Science and Art

Your Health: Blurring the Lines between Science and Art

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and guest co-host Dr. Jamila Battle talk with Dr. Jack Griffith — Kenan Distinguished professor of microbiology and immunology and biochemistry — and Jill Diaz—director of corporate relations at the North Carolina Museum of Art — about a new exhibit that blurs the lines between science and art.

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Children's Research Institute Seminar Series: "Epigenetics, Neurodevelopment and Health of Children Born Extremely Preterm"

The Children's Research Institute presents its December seminar speakers, Michael O'Shea, MD, MPH, and Rebecca Fry, PhD, for their talk, "Epigenetics, Neurodevelopment and Health of Children Born Extremely Preterm."

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Search Committee Seeks Chair, Department of Psychiatry

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 Psychiatry.

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