Feb. 7

New Podcast on Diabetes Treatments Features Dr. John Buse

New Podcast on Diabetes Treatments Features Dr. John Buse

In this week's new Chair's Corner podcast, UNC's Dr. John Buse shares what is new in the treatment of diabetes, and highlights the benefits that SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists can offer to patients. He also discusses topics related to the role of diet and weight loss, as well as glucose monitoring and insulin pumps.

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UNC Surgery Profile: Mahesh Sharma

UNC Surgery Profile: Mahesh Sharma

Mahesh Sharma, MD, is the Section Chief of Congenital Cardiac Surgery, Co-director of the NC Children’s Heart Center and an Associate Professor of Surgery in the Department of Surgery. In this video, Sharma discusses his philosophy of taking care of his pediatric patients and providing patient focused, family-centered care.

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Save the Date: IGHID 10 Year Anniversary

The UNC Institute of Global Health and Infectious Disease will celebrate its 10 year anniversary on April 5, 2019.

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2019 NC Child Hunger Leaders Conference to be held Feb. 8

The eighth annual NC Child Hunger Leaders Conference will feature stories from people in the field working to find innovative ways to feed more kids. Hear from educators, nutrition professionals, elected and appointed officials, community leaders, supporters, volunteers, and people like you who are endeavoring daily to feed kids.

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The Long Road Back From the Brink

The Long Road Back From the Brink

Richard Sutphin's suffered with Crohn's Disease for years before a multidisciplinary team at UNC helped him get his life back.

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UNC School of Medicine seeks Chair, Department of Psychiatry

The UNC School of Medicine seeks a well-qualified leader to serve as Chair for the Department of Psychiatry.

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UNC School of Medicine names search committee for new OB-GYN Chair

The UNC School of Medicine is pleased to announce the OBGYN Department Chair Search Committee has been named. More information to come regarding job positing and application.

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Carolina Innovations Seminar

The next Carolina Innovations Seminar will be held Feb. 7, at 5:30 p.m. at the Top of the Hill restaurant. The guest speaker will be Liz Crabill, Chief Deputy Secretary for the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

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UNC Hospitals Neurology Clinic Receives Recognition for MS Care

UNC Hospitals Neurology Clinic Receives Recognition for MS Care

The UNC Hospitals Neurology Clinic was officially recognized as a Partner in MS Care - Neurologic Care by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society on February 1. This formal recognition honors the Clinic’s commitment to providing exceptional, coordinated MS care; and a continuing partnership with the Society to address the challenges of people affected by MS.

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Seeking nominations: UNC Diversity Awards

Nominations for the 11th annual UNC Diversity Awards are now being accepted.

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APWIMS congratulates female physicians in honor of National Women Physicians Day

Read a memo from the Association of Professional Women in Medicine and Science (APWIMS) in recognition of National Women Physicians Day.

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GME receives high marks from ACGME

For the fourth consecutive year, UNC has received a pristine accreditation with zero citations and zero areas for improvement.

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NC Promise Scholarship

The North Carolina General Assembly, recognizing the mission of the UNC School of Medicine and the opportunity for its alumni to care for the health of our state, has allocated support to create the North Carolina Rural Promise Scholars program, the aim of which is to incentivize MS3 and MS4 students through a one-time offer of debt forgiveness with a commitment to rural and underserved service across the state.

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New Program Helps Faculty Develop and Pitch Ideas

New Program Helps Faculty Develop and Pitch Ideas

Making the Case, which aims to provide faculty with the skills required to build a successful business case, is a new program offered by the Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development, in partnership with the School of Medicine Finance and Business Operations team and the Kenan Flagler Business School.

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Friday Morning Conference: "HIV Disclosure and Privacy"

This week's Friday Morning Conference will feature Emily Landon, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Hospital Epidemiologist, Section of Infectious Diseases and Global Health, University of Chicago, discussing "HIV Disclosure and Privacy"

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FIRST program announces fourth class

The Fully Integrated Readiness for Service Training (FIRST) Program has announced its newest cohort of students.

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Yee Lam named SHS5 Course Director

Yee Lam named SHS5 Course Director

Yee Lam, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, has been appointed Course Director for Social and Health Systems Sciences (SHS5).

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 UNC Horizons director appointed to national group that will guide NIH research on opioids

UNC Horizons director appointed to national group that will guide NIH research on opioids

Hendrée Jones, PhD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology and executive director of the UNC Horizons Program, is among a small group of experts asked by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to serve on a working group to bring the best of science to the task of addressing our national crisis of opioid addiction and chronic pain.

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SOM Lunch and Learn: "Shots Fired on Campus/Active Shooter" Safety Training

UNC School of Medicine Employee Relations will host a lunch and learn session focused on active shooter safety.

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ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament Ticket Package

The Atlantic Coast Conference is offering a special "Faculty and Family" ticket package for the ACC Women's Basketball Tournament which will take place March 6 - 10 in Greensboro.

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Dr. Roper Appoints Kevin M. Guskiewicz as Interim Chancellor of UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Roper Appoints Kevin M. Guskiewicz as Interim Chancellor of UNC-Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina System Interim President William L. Roper has named Kevin M. Guskiewicz as interim chancellor of UNC-Chapel Hill. The appointment is effective immediately.

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Workshop – Sharing Our Stories to Reach Our Learners

Sharing personal stories from our past can be difficult yet powerful— our stories can demonstrate important concepts around patient safety and professionalism and contribute to a positive learning climate

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Workshop – SIM 2.0 Beyond The Mannequin

By the end of this session, learners will be able to describe other modalities of simulation outside of mannequin-based simulation, match simulation modality with appropriate broad-based objectives, and outline an interactive exercise utilizing a simulation modality beyond mannequin-based simulation.

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The S.M.A.R.T. Project: Stress Management And Resilience Training for Teens

The S.M.A.R.T. Project is recruiting teens age 14-17 to participate in a research study to test two different courses for lowering stress and improving health.

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ComSciCon Triangle 2019- Application Deadline Extended

Graduate students in the Research Triangle are invited to apply for the 2019 ComSciCon-Triangle Communicating Science Workshop. The workshop is designed to empower STEM graduate students to communicate the concepts in their field and beyond to diverse audiences. The application deadline has now been extended to Feb. 15.

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Physician Assistant Studies First-Year Student Selected as Ohio's Outstanding Airman of the Year

Physician Assistant Studies First-Year Student Selected as Ohio's Outstanding Airman of the Year

First-year Physician Assistant Studies (PA) student Emily Weekes has received recognition as Ohio's Outstanding Airman of the Year and will go on to compete at a regional level for the same title. The Air National Guard, a branch of the United States Air Force, nominates airmen across six categories to receive this recognition.

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Your Health: Should Physicians Be Required to Periodically Renew Their Certification?

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam talks with executive vice president and CEO emeritus of the American College of Physicians Dr. Steven Weinberger about whether physicians should be required to periodically renew their certification.

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