Jan. 17

Physician-Scientists who have children with special needs are wanted for a research study

The Department of Psychiatry is currently recruiting participants for a research study that seeks to understand the impacts and needs of working physician scientists who are parents of children with disabilities, especially children transitioning out of early intervention services into school-based services through the public school system.

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Registration is open for the 2019 Triangle Health Innovation Challenge

Registration is open for the 2019 Triangle Health Innovation Challenge (THInC) held on Duke University School of Medicine’s campus from February 1-3, 2019. THInC is a three-day healthcare hackathon that will bring together participants to tackle issues facing our healthcare system.

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Undergraduates complete 'immersive shadowing experience' with UNC Emergency Department

In collaboration with Chair of UNC Hospitals Emergency Department, Dr. Jane Brice, each student in Dr. Marc Cohen’s English 105 class spent four hours shadowing a medical professional in the UNC Emergency Department, immersed in the organized chaos of emergency medicine.

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Cardiovascular Course in MD Curriculum Seeks Basic Science Co-director

The Foundation Phase of the School of Medicine's MD curriculum seeks a basic science co-director for the Cardiovascular Course for fall 2019. This first-year medical course runs from approximately November 1 to December 15 and consists of basic science (e.g., physiology, anatomy, pathology, histology, etc.) as well as cardiology, pharmacology, epidemiology, imaging, etc.

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Behavioral Health Course in MD Curriculum Seeks Basic Science Co-director

The Foundation Phase of the School of Medicine's MD curriculum seeks a basic science co-director for its behavioral health course "Human Behavior in Health and Disease" for fall 2019. This second-year medical course runs from approximately August 1 to August 15 and includes the following topics: normal and abnormal development, autism, learning theory and therapies, personality disorders, genetics, psychopharmacology, intimate partner violence, psychotic disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, somatoform disorders, eating disorders, alcohol and substance abuse, and other related topics.

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Research Forum: 2019 Sleep Innovation Research Grants

The Office of Research and Scholarship in the Department of Allied Health Sciences invites you to attend its January 2019 research forum, featuring the 2017-2018 winners of the Sleep Innovation Research Grants in order to learn about the 2019 application process.

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Experiences of Perinatal Substance Use Treatment in WNC

UNC Health Sciences at MAHEC researchers interviewed patients and providers about their experiences with comprehensive perinatal substance use treatment in Western North Carolina. Qualitative analysis, to be published in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Addiction Medicine, revealed common themes in patients’ and providers' experiences.

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Cohen appointed to Fogarty Advisory Board

Cohen appointed to Fogarty Advisory Board

Myron Cohen, MD, has been selected to join the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Fogarty International Center’s advisory board. Board members include researchers and policymakers involved in global health.

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Best of ASH 2018: Myeloma and Leukemia/MDS — UNC Cancer Network Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Brandi Reeves, MD, and Matthew Foster, MD. Each year, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) hosts a conference highlighting some of the latest hematologic oncology research. Join us as our speakers discuss some of the top presentations on Myeloma and Leukemia/MDS from this year’s ASH conference.

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Latest Grant Awards to SOM Faculty

Check out a list of competitive grants awarded to UNC School of Medicine faculty over the last two weeks.

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Recipients of Faculty Collaborative Research Chat Awards

The School of Medicine is happy to announce that 5 proposals for discussions to initiate new interdisciplinary collaborations have been funded through the new funding mechanisms: Faculty Collaborative Research Chat Awards.

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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Leroy Matthews Physician-Scientist Award

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) is accepting applications to support newly trained pediatricians and internists to enhance clinical proficiency in CF-related sub specialties and to develop the necessary research capabilities to become independent biomedical investigators. The award provides individuals who are either enrolled in or are about to enroll in sub specialty training with the opportunity to undertake up to six (6) years of support for their clinical training, research training, and the initiation of their research career. Award amount varies. The application deadline is February 15, 2019.

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Melanoma Research Foundation: Research Grants

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is accepting applications to several funding programs: CURE Ocular Melanoma Team Award; Established Investigator Awards; and, Career Development Awards. Award amounts vary. The application deadline is March 1, 2019 at 5:00pm EST.

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Kalicicki featured in Carolina People series

Kalicicki featured in Carolina People series

Abi Kalicicki is a Human Services Program Technician at Wakebrook Primary Care. She was featured in this week's edition of Carolina People.

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New Partnership with Blue Cross NC – Blue Premier

New Partnership with Blue Cross NC – Blue Premier

On Tuesday, Jan. 15, UNC Health Care announced a new partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) to transform health care across the state, improve care, and lower costs for our patients in North Carolina. Blue Premier is a new value-based model of care in which Blue Cross NC and UNC Health Alliance providers are jointly responsible for better health outcomes, exceptional patient experience and lower costs. This alternative payment model is a significant step in our ​transition to Value-based care.

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UNC Faculty Development Conference

The UNC Family Medicine Faculty Development Fellowship is the longest running fellowship of its kind in the country. We are now celebrating our 40th year of transforming health care and building leaders in education. On March 8 and 9, we will host a CME conference open to all disciplines to explore integration of health system science and medical education, value based care delivery, mentoring, and more.

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