November 14

Kistler named to steering committee for new PREVENTABLE trial

Kistler named to steering committee for new PREVENTABLE trial

Christine Kistler, MD, MASc, has been named to the steering committee for a new NIH-funded trial on use of statins in preventing dementia, disability.

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IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care

The IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care is a four-day conference that has been the home of quality improvement in health care for more than 30 years. It brings together health care visionaries, improvement professionals, world leaders and industry newcomers.

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UNC Children’s Heart Program Fights for Infant’s Life … Culminating in Successful Heart Transplant

UNC Children’s Heart Program Fights for Infant’s Life … Culminating in Successful Heart Transplant

Diagnosed with a congenital heart condition while still in utero, Suzi Leahy’s unborn son, Jett, was given “little chance of survival,” yet he beat the odds thanks to the life-saving care of the N.C. Pediatric Heart Center at UNC Children’s Hospital in Chapel Hill, NC.

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Rabia Nizamani, MD, On How They Follow the Patient Plan Through

Rabia Nizamani, MD, On How They Follow the Patient Plan Through

Rabia Nizamani, MD, an assistant professor of surgery in the division of burn surgery at UNC-Chapel Hill, discusses why she chose to become a burn surgeon, her love of teaching, and why UNC is one of the best places to learn.

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November 14 is Genetic Counselor Awareness Day

November 14 is Genetic Counselor Awareness Day

Join UNC's 20 genetic counselors in celebrating the third annual Genetic Counselor Awareness Day.

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Celebrating the 2019 Cefalo House Officer Awards

Celebrating the 2019 Cefalo House Officer Awards

The Robert C. Cefalo House Officer Awards are presented to residents who both demonstrate sincere dedication to patients and their families and maintain exemplary professional and interpersonal interactions with colleagues, staff, patients and visitors. This year, four outstanding physicians were honored.

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 School of Medicine Wellness Week & Scholarship Expo

School of Medicine Wellness Week & Scholarship Expo

Save the date for the School of Medicine Wellness Week to be held November 18th – 22nd. There will be a variety of events throughout the week, including a scholarship expo, a visiting professor talk and book signing with Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, from the NYU School of Medicine, massages, pet therapy, and more!

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 Call for Applications – Making the Case Faculty Development Program

Call for Applications – Making the Case Faculty Development Program

Making the Case is a highly interactive program designed to help faculty transform an idea into a compelling proposal. Over the course of three sessions, participants will develop or refine their idea, identify key stakeholders, receive coaching from leaders across the institution, and practice pitching their idea in a low-stakes environment.

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Chung receives recognition as a Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association

Chung receives recognition as a Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association

Arlene E. Chung, MD, MHA, MMCi, assistant professor of medicine and pediatrics, will be inducted into the 2ndcohort of Fellows of the American Medical Informatics Association (FAMIA).

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The Carolina Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (CASP) Annual Newsletter

This annual newsletter is developed by members of CASP and coincides with Antibiotic Awareness Week (November 18-24th). Please consider reading our updated newsletter by visiting our website: https://www.med.unc.edu/casp/educational-resources/.

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Research Study: Seeking 20 to 65-year-olds with Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes interested in losing weight

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are studying innovative ways to promote healthy eating, physical activity, and weight loss in adults who have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes but are not taking medications to manage their diabetes.

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UNC Biomedical Core Facilities Featured on "The Well"

An article titled "Carolina's Cores of Discovery" was featured on The Well as part of the focus on University Research Week. Multiple biomedical cores were highlighted in this article.

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PROMISE study seeking racially/ethnically underrepresented MD, PhD, MD/PhD or DO Postdoctoral Fellows for peer group mentoring research

PROMISE study seeking racially/ethnically underrepresented MD, PhD, MD/PhD or DO Postdoctoral Fellows for peer group mentoring research

UNC is part of a national effort, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Diversity Program Consortium, to identify best mentoring practices for scientists underrepresented in biomedical research.

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Steiner Elected to National APA Board

Steiner Elected to National APA Board

The Department of Pediatrics is excited to announce that Michael Steiner, MD, MPH, has been elected 2020 Secretary/Treasurer for the national Academic Pediatric Association.

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UNC Pediatrics Carolinas Collaborative Award

The Department of Pediatrics is pleased to share that the UNC has received three years of funding as part of the Carolinas Collaborative.

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Prize Winner Announced in SOM Carolina Cares Carolina Shares/SECC Campaign Drawing

SOM employees that have submitted pledges for this year’s North Carolina State Employees Combined Campaign/Carolina Cares Carolina Shares (SECC/CCCS) will be entered in a SOM drawing each week for prizes.

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UNC Researchers and Physicians Help Develop Innovative Osteoarthritis Information Toolkit for Providers and Patients

UNC Researchers and Physicians Help Develop Innovative Osteoarthritis Information Toolkit for Providers and Patients

The “Osteoarthritis (OA) Prevention and Management in Primary Care” toolkit is an online interactive resource with custom-developed educational modules designed to help family physicians, internists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists and other professionals expand their knowledge of OA, and give them resources to share with their patients.

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A Memoir of AIDS and Healing in Cuba

A Memoir of AIDS and Healing in Cuba

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam will be talking with nurse, community health educator and activist Elena Schwolsky about her new book Waking in Havana: A Memoir of AIDS and Healing in Cuba.

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Registration for Tobacco Treatment Specialist Training now open

Join Duke-UNC TTS at the Emerge Center in Durham NC, March 16-19, for leading-edge tobacco treatment training. Fully accredited by the Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs.

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Sullivan Receives Ming Tsuang Lifetime Achievement Award

Sullivan Receives Ming Tsuang Lifetime Achievement Award

Patrick Sullivan, MD, Yeargan Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Genetics and Director of the Center for Psychiatric Genomics, received the award Oct. 29.

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