Oct. 3

UNC School of Medicine Students Outperform National Average on Step 2

The SOM has received the USMLE step 2 annual report for 2018-19. UNC Medical Students did extremely well with a UNC Pass Rate 100% (National 98%) and a UNC Mean Score 249 (National 243). UNC students out-performed the national mean in every sub-category of the test. Congratulations!

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Magness, Jalazo Rally for Research on Capitol Hill

Magness, Jalazo Rally for Research on Capitol Hill

Scott Magness, PhD, and Liz Jalazo, MD, were part of a large contingent of researchers from across the country who met with Congressional leaders to stress the importance of biomedical research and continued funding.

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Registration open for UNC's Three Minute Thesis competition

Registration open for UNC's Three Minute Thesis competition

Preliminary rounds will lead to the October 29 finals before judges and public audience — all highlighting graduate student research at Carolina.

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UNC Department of Surgery Video: Providing a Carolina Blue Warmth

UNC Department of Surgery Video: Providing a Carolina Blue Warmth

Welcome to the Department of Surgery at UNC. Our Department is made up of over 350 people dedicated to providing outstanding care to the patients of North Carolina and beyond. We are excited to share our Department video highlighting who we are and showcases our commitment to patients, education, and advancing medicine.

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Holbrook calls for support to give kids like his son a ‘fighting chance’

Holbrook calls for support to give kids like his son a ‘fighting chance’

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Men’s Basketball Coach Roy Williams wants to hear more success stories, and he doesn’t mean just about basketball wins. He’s raising money for UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center so he can hear about more cancer treatment successes.

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New Pediatric Surgeon Adesola Akinkuotu Talks About Joining UNC Surgery and Her Goal to Grow the Fetal Care Program

New Pediatric Surgeon Adesola Akinkuotu Talks About Joining UNC Surgery and Her Goal to Grow the Fetal Care Program

Adesola Akinkuotu, MD, is the new assistant professor at UNC Surgery in the division of pediatric surgery. She sat down to discuss her journey from Nigeria to North Carolina, her childhood aspirations to be a neurosurgeon and how she decided to focus on pediatric surgery.

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UNC Project-China: Medical Student Training Opportunity 2020-2021

UNC Project-China: Medical Student Training Opportunity 2020-2021

The Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship will support a medical student interested in working with the UNC Project-China research team. This is a 10 - 12 month opportunity. Applications are due December 15.

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Doctor of Audiology Students Receive American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Audiology Research Travel Awards

Doctor of Audiology Students Receive American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Audiology Research Travel Awards

Gretta Richter and Meredith Braza, both Doctor of Audiology students, will represent the division at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's annual convention this year in November.

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Thurston Arthritis Research Center Receives $3.4 Million NIH Grant to Implement Studies Of Rheumatic Diseases

Thurston Arthritis Research Center Receives $3.4 Million NIH Grant to Implement Studies Of Rheumatic Diseases

Leigh Callahan, PhD, is Director/Principle Investigator, leading a team of scientists who are advancing understanding, prevention & treatment of diseases such as osteoarthritis with this five-year grant.

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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 21, 2019 at 11:59pm.

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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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Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Celebrates National Protect Your Hearing Month

Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Celebrates National Protect Your Hearing Month

Kevin Brown, MD, PhD, Chief Of Neurotology, makes us aware of when noises can be dangerous and how to avoid permanent hearing damage.

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Hadar named Interim Chair of Department of Neurosurgery

Hadar named Interim Chair of Department of Neurosurgery

Eldad Hadar, MD, has been appointed Interim Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery. Most recently Hadar served as the Department’s Vice Chair, Residency Director, and Section Chief of Functional Neurosurgery.

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Save the Date – School of Medicine Wellness Week

Save the Date – School of Medicine Wellness Week

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.

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2019 Frank C. Wilson Professionalism Forum

2019 Frank C. Wilson Professionalism Forum

Last week, the Academy of Educators hosted the Frank C. Wilson Professionalism Forum, featuring visiting professor Lisa Strano-Paul, MD, FACP, Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University.

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A Message from Janet Hadar, UNC Hospitals President

A Message from Janet Hadar, UNC Hospitals President

Read a message from Janet Hadar as she begins her role as President of UNC Hospitals.

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