March 14

Honoring Our Doctors on Doctors Day

Honoring Our Doctors on Doctors Day

UNC Medicine is collecting stories and messages of gratitude for UNC physicians from patients and employees.

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Mental health program created by Cruz featured on news site in India

Mental health program created by Cruz featured on news site in India

Christina M. Cruz, MD, an assistant professor in the department of psychiatry, created a new school mental health system that is being piloted in the Darjeeling Hills of India.

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Surgery Grand Rounds, Keith Payne, PhD, "The Science of Implicit Bias"

This talk will overview the research on the nature of implicit bias, and how it differs from explicit prejudice. I will discuss the ways that implicit bias can lead to unintended discrimination and exclusion even among people who intend to be fair. And I will discuss some evidence-based strategies for mitigating harmful impacts.

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White Opioids: Race in the War on Drugs that Wasn’t

Department of Social Medicine, Center for Bioethics, Center for Health Equity Research, Moral Economies of Medicine working group, 2019 UNC Merrimon Lectureship

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More than a Fighting Chance

More than a Fighting Chance

Abbey and Heath Sykes found out that their baby, while in utero, was suffering from Sacrococcygeal Teratoma (SCT), a rare fetal tumor. They were committed to doing everything they could to give their unborn child a fighting chance at life. Thanks to the multi-specialty team at UNC including Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Neonatology, the NICU team, and Pediatric Surgery, they delivered a healthy baby girl. Read the full story.

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Carolina Neurostimulation Conference

Join international experts in psychology, biology, and engineering for the second annual Carolina Neurostimulation Conference (CNC) in Chapel Hill, NC, USA. Students, professionals, and clinicians from all fields are warmly invited to learn about the growing field of neurostimulation, which holds promising research avenues for psychiatric and clinical treatments. This conference will feature breakout sessions with talks from authorities in network dynamics, brain stimulation, and modeling and analysis, as well as a poster session and transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS) workshop preceding the event. Travel awards will be available for trainees and junior scientists.

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Optimal Care for Bladder Cancer Patients: Current Obstacles and Opportunities for Cystectomy Patients – UNC Cancer Network Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Raj S. Pruthi, MD. The lecture will evaluate the recent improvements in patients undergoing radical cystectomy for bladder cancer (including peri-operative chemotherapy and robotic surgery) and will describe some of the obstacles to providing optimal care that still exist.

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UNC School of Medicine Match Day Information

Match Day 2019 is fast approaching. Check out all the details for the March 15 event.

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In Case You Missed It: First Edition of 90 Seconds With...Video Series

In Case You Missed It: First Edition of 90 Seconds With...Video Series

Take a moment to watch this short debut video of our newest leaders, Dr. Wesley Burks and Dr. Cristy Page, sharing some of their vision for the UNC School of Medicine.

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PSP, CBD, and MSA Conference for patients and families

Sponsored and organized by CurePSP and the University of North Carolina Movement Disorders Center, this conference is an opportunity to learn more about PSP, CBD, and MSA.

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Dean's Advisory Council Minutes

Minutes from the November, 2018 meeting of the Dean's Advisory Council are now available.

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Kibbe wins Women Leaders in Medicine Award

Kibbe wins Women Leaders in Medicine Award

Melina Kibbe, MD, Colin G. Thomas Jr. Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery, was honored with the 12th Annual Women Leaders in Medicine Award from the American Medical Student Association. Kibbe was nominated by Perry Tsai, MD, PhD, National President of the American Medical Student Association and recent MD and PhD graduate from the UNC School of Medicine.

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The Effects of Racism on Health

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and guest co-host Dr. Shannon Aymes talk with Dr. Chandra Ford—associate professor in the department of community health sciences at UCLA and founding director of The Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice and Health—about her work to illuminate the effects of racism on health.

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SOM Staff Member Earns Erskine B. Bowles Staff Service Award

SOM Staff Member Earns Erskine B. Bowles Staff Service Award

Jeff McQueen received the UNC system-wide award for his service to UNC and the local community.

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