May 9

UNC School of Medicine seeks Director of Continuing Professional Development and Maintenance of Certification

The Director will provide direction and oversight for the continuing professional development (CPD) and maintenance of certification (MOC) efforts of the School of Medicine. This new position will be supported with 10% FTE by the Dean’s Office and in this capacity will report to the Executive Vice Dean and Chief Education Officer.

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Sullivan, Lyerly publish article in PLOS ONE

Sullivan, Lyerly publish article in PLOS ONE

Kristen A. Sullivan, PhD, is first author and Anne Drapkin Lyerly, MD, is corresponding author of an article that examines women’s views about contraception requirements for biomedical research participation. Both are in the department of social medicine and the UNC Center for Bioethics.

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Your Health: The Hunt to Identify Diseases That Have Defied Diagnosis

Your Health: The Hunt to Identify Diseases That Have Defied Diagnosis

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and guest co-host Dr. Matthew Hall talk with Dr. Vandana Shashi, professor of pediatrics at Duke University and co-chair of the Undiagnosed Diseases Network steering committee, about the hunt to identify diseases that have defied diagnosis.

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Helton Named Interim Chair, Family Medicine

Helton Named Interim Chair, Family Medicine

Margaret Helton, MD, will assume the role of Interim Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, effective June 1, 2019.

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Angela and Marty Rosenberg ‘Step Up’ for Multiple Sclerosis Research

Angela and Marty Rosenberg ‘Step Up’ for Multiple Sclerosis Research

Together, Angela and Marty Rosenberg launched the MS STEP UP program more than ten years ago, with the first cohort of MS-trained students graduating in 2010. Recently, they have both endowed the Angela and Marty Rosenberg MS STEP UP Endowment for Multiple Sclerosis and Neurodegenerative Diseases in Physical Therapy, a long-lasting step toward improving health care and patient outcomes for people living with MS.

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Next IHQI Speaker Series event to be held June 26

Next IHQI Speaker Series event to be held June 26

The Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement (IHQI) will host its next Speaker Series event on 6/26 at 12 noon in Bondurant G-100. Panel speakers include Laura Hanson, MD, Christine Hedges, PhD, RN, and Lavinia Kolarczyk, MD. Speakers will share their successes and challenges with sustaining and spreading quality improvement initiatives at UNC Medical Center.

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UNC School of Medicine to hold commencement exercises May 11

Please review event details for students, faculty, and visitors. Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

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HIV Update focuses on Rapid ART, pregnancy and transgender health

HIV Update focuses on Rapid ART, pregnancy and transgender health

Faculty from the UNC School of Medicine provided 400 clinicians from around the state best practices and the latest research results during the annual HIV Update conference at the Friday Center on Monday, May 6.

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Physician Assistant of the Year 2019 nominations open through Sept. 1

North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants (NCAPA) seeks to recognize a physician assistant (PA) who has demonstrated exemplary service to their profession. This year, they will be accepting nominations through September 1.

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Action Required: Proposed Revisions to Medical Staff Bylaws

All faculty should have received an email on April 25, 2019, encouraging them to vote on proposed changes to UNC's Medical Staff Bylaws. The voting deadline is May 10.

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Drop-in photo session for School of Medicine faculty and UNC Health Care APPs

There will be a free drop-in photography session for UNC School of Medicine faculty members and UNC Health Care advanced practice providers (AuDs, CRNAs, CNMs, CNSs, CPPs, LCSWs, NPs, OTs, PTs, PAs and SLPs) only in July. Non-faculty advanced practice providers must provide direct, clinical patient care in the outpatient setting in order to be photographed. As always, all UNC School of Medicine faculty members are welcome to attend. Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate residents, fellows, program directors or other staff members at this session.

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Oberlander Publishes NEJM Perspective on ACA

Oberlander Publishes NEJM Perspective on ACA

The Perspective article by UNC's Jonathan Oberlander, PhD, chair of the department of social medicine, argues that the Affordable Care Act "has produced important successes and transformed the health care landscape" and that any attempt to undo the ACA "is easier said than done."

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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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