June 27

Introducing the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery’s New ACA

Sara Beland, MHA, joined the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery as the new Associate Chair for Administration.

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Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Grand Rounds presented by Brent Senior, MD, FACS, FARS

Brent Senior, MD, FACS, FARS, will present at Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Grand Rounds. The title of his talk is “ENT Global Outreach."

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New School of Medicine Strategic Plan “Forward Together” Initiative to Support Clinician Scientists

In an effort to bolster the engagement of junior clinician scientists in research, the School of Medicine is rolling out a new incentive to support research activities of clinician scientists in their departments. To apply for funding, clinical departments should submit the names and degrees of current K awardees in their departments by July 12, 2019.

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Food allergens may also trigger the development of autoimmune diseases in addition to food allergic diseases

Food allergens have been known to cause food allergy to allergic individuals. However, no medical research has before reported that food allergens may also trigger the development of autoimmune diseases.

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Thrombosis & Hemostasis Seminar Series

Dr. Thomas Coates, USC, Keck School of Medicine, presents "Pain & Fear: A Mechanistic link to sickle vaso-occlusion."

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JAMA Surgery #1 surgery journal in the world with Dr. Melina Kibbe as Editor-in-Chief

JAMA Surgery #1 surgery journal in the world with Dr. Melina Kibbe as Editor-in-Chief

JAMA Surgery journal receives a record high impact factor of 10.668 making it the #1 surgery journal in the world and the distinction of being the 1st surgery journal to achieve a double-digit impact factor.

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New AOE Representatives Elected to Education Committee

The Academy of Educators, along with the Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development, is delighted to announce the results of the elections for the Academy of Educators (AOE) representatives to the UNC SOM Education Committee.

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Reminder to Update Your CV, and Other Promotions and Tenure Resources

Reminder to Update Your CV, and Other Promotions and Tenure Resources

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development would like to offer a friendly reminder to all faculty to update your curriculum vitae (CV), and a reminder of the promotion and tenure resources available online.

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Highlighting UNC Medical Center’s Policy on Non-Discrimination Against Providers and Staff

In February, UNC Medical Center adopted a policy on non-discrimination against providers and staff. The policy reads, in part: “UNC Medical Center expects its patients to respect our providers and staff without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation, or veteran status.”

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Operational Excellence Updates

Operational Excellence is a University-wide program spearheaded by the Office of the Provost to create a high-functioning administrative operation that supports the University’s key mission of teaching, learning and research, and enables implementation of the University’s strategic framework.

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Backed by grant, fundraiser, Westmoreland to launch study to improve survival for teens with blood cancer in Malawi

Backed by grant, fundraiser, Westmoreland to launch study to improve survival for teens with blood cancer in Malawi

Kate Westmoreland, MD, has been amazed and excited by a surge of support for her work to improve treatment for adolescents and young adults with Burkitt lymphoma in Malawi, a country in Sub-Saharan Africa where this type of blood cancer is more common and deadly than in the United States.

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Announcing the winners of the first ever Dean’s Performance Awards

The Dean’s Performance Awards honor UNC School of Medicine staff members whose exemplary work has contributed to UNC achieving its vision of becoming the nation’s leading public school of medicine.

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CME online transcript system now live

In an effort to improve professional development support for faculty, CME transcripts are now available online. The initiative is inline with the Forward Together UNC SOM Strategic Plan.

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