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Medical Foundation exceeds fundraising goal

Medical Foundation exceeds fundraising goal

At the close of FY 2019, the Foundation announced that giving totaled more than $172 million, greatly exceeding fundraising goals for the year. These gifts will support life-changing advances for people in North Carolina and around the globe.

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Going Where the Need is Greatest

Going Where the Need is Greatest

Travis Williams is a medical student on a mission to bring excellent care to underserved corners of North Carolina.

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Call for Applications – Making the Case Faculty Development Program

Making the Case is a highly interactive program designed to help faculty transform an idea into a compelling proposal. Over the course of three sessions, participants will develop or refine their idea, identify key stakeholders, receive coaching from leaders across the institution, and practice pitching their idea in a low-stakes environment.

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Shenvi named Director of the Office of Academic Excellence

Shenvi named Director of the Office of Academic Excellence

Christina Shenvi, MD, has been named Director of the Office of Academic Excellence (OAE) in the UNC School of Medicine.

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Call for Chapters: Cases on Applied and Therapeutic Humor

Are you in a medical or healthcare field? Do you have experience using humor or seeing humor used in your practice? If so, please consider sharing your story as a case to be included in an upcoming case studies book. This edited text will collect examples of the use of humor in medical care settings from medical care professionals. These cases will be reviewed for content and then sent out to humor researchers for an evaluation and response.

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Your Health: Bringing Global Health Home

Your Health: Bringing Global Health Home

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and guest co-host Dr. Brian Huggins talk with Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer Laurie Garrett about her work to bring global health home for her readers.

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UNC TEACCH Autism Program Conference Oct 3-4, 2019

The 39th University of North Carolina TEACCH Autism Program Conference - Understanding and Supporting Autism in the Early Years is designed to provide professionals and caregivers information about early identification of ASD and highlight interventions for children in the early years.

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Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery contributes to first international consensus statement on endoscopic skull‐base surgery

Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery contributes to first international consensus statement on endoscopic skull‐base surgery

Three Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery faculty served as experts for a new evidenced-based consensus statement on skull base surgery. Adam Zanation, MD, FACS, is a primary author and Charles Ebert Jr., MD, MPH, and Brian Thorp, MD, are co-authors on the work.

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Innovation Center request for analytic project proposals

The UNC Center for Health Innovation is seeking proposals for analytic or health informatics-focused projects intended to address issues in the Health Care System. The Center can provide in-kind technical and project management support to develop and run selected projects.

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Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Grand Rounds presented by Robin Lindsay, MD

Visiting Professor, Robin W. Lindsay, MD, will present at Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Grand Rounds. The title of her talk is "Standardized Approach to Evaluation and Management of Nasal Valve Compromise Utilizing PROMs, Objective Measures, and a Standardized Nasal Exam."

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Physicians, researchers and audiologists validate new imaging software for cochlear implant patients

Physicians, researchers and audiologists validate new imaging software for cochlear implant patients

Michael Canfarotta, MD, Margaret Dillon, AuD, Emily Buss, PhD, Harold Pillsbury, MD, FACS, Kevin Brown, MD, PhD, and Brendan O’Connell, MD, in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, found that a new imaging software can be used to determine the precise location of an implant within the cochlea, which may be used to individualize the device for improved outcomes.

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Accepting Proposals: Faculty Collaborative Research Chat Awards

The SOM Office of Research is now accepting applications for the second found of Faculty Collaborative Research Chat Awards - due October 12, 2019.

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Medical and nursing students chosen for patient safety scholarship

Medical and nursing students chosen for patient safety scholarship

Four UNC Medical and Masters in Nursing students were chosen for a full scholarship to attend a week long conference in patient safety led by leaders in quality improvement and patient safety from across the world.

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10th Symposium on Hemostasis: Coagulation, Platelets and Transfusion Medicine

10th Symposium on Hemostasis: Coagulation, Platelets and Transfusion Medicine April 23-25, 2020 Carolina Inn, Chapel Hill

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Meet Paula Strassle, the newest member of UNC Surgery

Meet Paula Strassle, the newest member of UNC Surgery

Paula Strassle, PhD, MSPH, joins the UNC Department of Surgery as an Assistant Professor. She sat down to discuss her childhood dream of becoming an anthropologist, the events that inspired her to become an epidemiologist, and the goals she has for herself as a faculty member at UNC.

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List your UNC study now to boost recruitment

UNC’s Join the Conquest is a free website that allows anyone who is interested to find and express interest in a research study taking place at UNC. Any UNC study or trial that is recruiting human subjects can easily list a study on this website and be contacted by potentially eligible participants.

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Five-Year Review of Stephen Hooper, PhD, Chair, Department of Allied Health Sciences

An ad hoc committee has been appointed to undertake a routine review of the leadership provided by Stephen Hooper, PhD, in his position as Chair of the Department of Allied Health Sciences. 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 August 26, 2019.

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UNC Adult CF Center Fall Fundraiser and Cornhole Tournament

Join us on Sunday, October 20th from 12pm-4pm, for an afternoon of FUNdraising! We are raising money for our Patient Assistance Fund! This fund is used for medical devices, transportation assistance, and most recently grocery assistance. We hope to raise awareness around food insecurity issues among those living with Cystic Fibrosis and support patients who have an increased caloric need but who are unable to afford meals in order to support that need.

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Radiology Grand Rounds - Matthew A. Mauro, MD

Radiology Grand Rounds with speaker Radiology Chairman, Dr. Matthew A. Mauro. He will be discussing "Value-Based Care." Please come join us for this lecture; breakfast from Panera Bread will be served.

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University Weeknight Parking Program Begins Aug. 15

​Beginning Aug. 15, the University will charge a fee to employees who park on campus from Monday evenings through Friday mornings from 5 p.m. until 7:30 a.m. Daytime parking permits for employees will be honored at night. Read more.

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Please "Save the Date" For the 2019 Carolina First Look: Friday, August 23rd and Saturday, August 24

The Carolina First Look is the premier recruitment event hosted by the UNC SOM Office of Inclusive Excellence to help increase the diversity of our residency programs.

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