May 16

Third Edition of Social Medicine Reader Published

Third Edition of Social Medicine Reader Published

Six current and two former faculty from UNC's department of social medicine are editors of the newly published, two-volume title.

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Mackman awarded NIH grant to study pancreatic cancer tumors

Mackman awarded NIH grant to study pancreatic cancer tumors

Nigel Mackman, PhD, a member of the UNC McAllister Heart Institute and the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been awarded an NIH R01 entitled “Mechanisms of venous thrombosis in pancreatic cancer."

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Green Labs Seminar and UNC Freezer Challenge Award Announcement

Join UNC Green Labs Committee for a Seminar by Allison Paradise, CEO of My Green Lab, and the presentation of the winner of the UNC Freezer Challenge. There will be Maple View ice cream and snacks at a reception after the presentation.

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A 3D-Printed Heart Saves a Life

A 3D-Printed Heart Saves a Life

Deanna Williams was a 27-year-old mother of two, pregnant with her third child, and a ticking time bomb. She had no idea she was born with a rare congenital heart defect and that her pregnancy could unexpectedly put too much pressure on her heart, leading to possibly fatal consequences. Luckily, her story takes a much different path, one that includes a 3D-printed heart.

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UNC Surgery Profile: Kristalyn Gallagher, DO, (Offering Compassionate Patient Care)

UNC Surgery Profile: Kristalyn Gallagher, DO, (Offering Compassionate Patient Care)

Dr. Kristalyn Gallagher is an assistant professor and chief of Breast Surgery in the Division of Surgical Oncology at UNC Health Care. She sat down to discuss what inspired her to become a doctor and her passion for moving the needle forward in medicine, to improving surgical techniques to help patients achieve the best outcome.

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American Geriatrics Society Recognizes Dale and Wilson at AGS19

American Geriatrics Society Recognizes Dale and Wilson at AGS19

The Division of Geriatric Medicine was well represented at AGS 19, the American Geriatrics Society's 2019 annual scientific meeting. Among the faculty, fellows, students, residents, and UNC MSTAR researchers attending, two Geriatrics faculty members were distinguished by special honors.

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Improvement Leaders Program is Launched

Improvement Leaders Program is Launched

Dr. Tom Ivester, Chief Medical Officer of UNC Medical Center, officially launched the Improvement Leaders Program on April 25, 2019 in Bondurant G-030. The Improvement Leaders Program is a new initiative at UNC designed to be an immersive learning experience focused on helping clinical leaders develop competencies in leadership and quality improvement.

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Teaching Scholars Program – Now Accepting Nominations!

This faculty development program is specifically designed for those individuals who have responsibility for educational programs or courses, or whose work includes a focus on teaching and who seek to develop their skills in that area.

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The Academic Career Leadership Academy in Medicine (ACCLAIM) program graduates 14 faculty

The Academic Career Leadership Academy in Medicine (ACCLAIM) program graduates 14 faculty

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development would like to congratulate the 2018-2019 cohort of Academic Career Leadership Academy in Medicine (ACCLAIM) graduates.

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NC TraCS-RCMU present: “A Day in the Life”- A practical-based education series for research professionals

NC TraCS-RCMU present: “A Day in the Life”- A practical-based education series for research professionals

The NC TraCS Research Coordination and Management Unit (RCMU) will be hosting a week-long series of practical, experiential educational sessions for research professionals the week of May 20-24.

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New School of Medicine Strategic Plan “Forward Together” Research Initiative to Encourage Joint Hires between Clinical and Basic Science Departments

As part of strategic efforts to increase interdisciplinary translational research, the SOM Office of Research (OoR) is sponsoring a new initiative to support joint faculty hires in research between clinical and basic science departments. Clinical and Basic Science Departments that would like to partner and jointly recruit a research faculty member in the fall of 2019 are encouraged to submit an application to be considered for support.

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Doughton and Stahmer named Co-Directors of Ultrasound Teaching

John Doughton, MD, and Sarah Stahmer, MD, have been named Co-Directors of Ultrasound Teaching at the UNC School of Medicine.

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Garden named Chair of the Department of Neurology

Garden named Chair of the Department of Neurology

Gwenn Garden, MD, PhD, has been named Chair of the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Neurology, effective Aug. 19. Garden comes to UNC from the University of Washington where she currently serves as Vice Chair of the Department of Neurology.

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UNC School of Medicine Celebrates Class of 2019

UNC School of Medicine Celebrates Class of 2019

On Saturday, May 11, the UNC School of Medicine held its annual Hooding Ceremony, celebrating the accomplishments of the Class of 2019.

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Share Your Great I.D.E.A.

Share Your Great I.D.E.A.

You could help improve and streamline administrative processes, thanks to a new tool presented by the School of Medicine Administration and Finance Offices.

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