Oct. 17

Last Chance to Register for New Faculty Orientation!

Join the Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development for the annual New Faculty Orientation on Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 7:30AM – 12:30PM. The goal of the orientation is to provide new faculty with an overview of the institution and to help launch a successful career at the UNC School of Medicine.

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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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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 held, including a visiting professor keynote with Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, from the NYU School of Medicine. Poster abstracts are being accepted until 11:59PM on October 25, 2019.

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Call for Poster Abstracts - 2019 Wellness Scholarship Expo

The UNC School of Medicine Well-Being Committee is hosting its first Wellness Scholarship Expo on November 19, 2019 to showcase the work of faculty, staff, trainees and students who are exploring innovative solutions to improve wellness at UNC. Abstracts are due by Monday, October 25, 2019 at 11:59pm (deadline extended).

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Mindful Monday Sessions Open to All

Mindful Monday occurs from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. each Monday in the chapel located adjacent to the Cancer Hospital lobby very near to the Patient and Family Resource Center and down the hallway past the large Sanofi-Aventis conference room.

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Thankful Thursday Sessions Open to All

Thankful Thursday occurs from 12:05 to 12:25 p.m. each Thursday in the John M. Reeves All-Faith Chapel on the 1st floor of the memorial hospital. Dr. Jonny Gerkin and/or Kristina Morris lead the sessions.

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A Reminder: Mindful Monday and Thankful Thursday Sessions Open to All

The sessions are open to all UNC affiliated staff, students, researchers, clinical trainees and faculty. Please drop in to experience some basic, guided mindfulness practices that incorporate insight-oriented, gratitude, and loving-kindness meditations, among other practices.

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Elizabeth Crais and Rebecca Pretzel Receive Grant From Health Resources Services Administration

Elizabeth Crais and Rebecca Pretzel Receive Grant From Health Resources Services Administration

The Health Resources Services Administration has awarded a new grant, Navigating Pathways for Coordinated Care for Children with ASD/DD, to Elizabeth Crais, PhD, and Rebecca Pretzel, PhD.

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Five-year Review of David Peden, MD, Director, Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma and Lung Biology

An ad hoc committee has been appointed to undertake a routine review of the leadership provided by David Peden, MD, in his position as Director of the Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma and Lung Biology. The review is a standard procedure of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The committee invites your written or verbal comments, suggestions and relevant information. The review will take place on November 19, 2019.

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UNC Neurology News: July - September 2019

UNC Neurology News: July - September 2019

See what's new in the UNC Department of Neurology: faculty, research, awards, events, presentations and more!

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Jared Gallaher Returns Home to UNC Surgery as an Assistant Professor

Jared Gallaher Returns Home to UNC Surgery as an Assistant Professor

Jared Gallaher, MD, MPH, returns to UNC as an assistant professor in the Division of General and Acute Care Surgery. He sat down to discuss what inspired him to become a surgeon, why he chose to come back to UNC, and the failure that helped shape the rest of his life.

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UNC Surgery Profile Gita Mody, MD (Patient First in Every Action)

UNC Surgery Profile Gita Mody, MD (Patient First in Every Action)

Gita Mody, MD, is a thoracic surgeon and an assistant professor of surgery with the Department of Surgery at UNC-Chapel Hill.

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New grant will ‘re-engineer postnatal care’ to improve maternal and infant outcomes

New grant will ‘re-engineer postnatal care’ to improve maternal and infant outcomes

The goal of the project is to identify and define priority unmet needs on postnatal units that contribute to poor maternal and infant outcomes and to create innovative recommendations to facilitate improved safety and wellness.

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Limited Submission: NIEHS Outstanding New Environmental Scientist Award

The SOM can submit one application for the NIEHS ONES Award, and the Dean's Office will be conducting a review of potential proposals. Due date for proposals is Monday, December 2, 2019.

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