October 31

Hope Grows Here, the Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health’s No Limits Gala, celebrates sixth year

The UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health presents Hope Grows Here: Sixth Annual No Limits Gala at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center on the UNC-CH campus November 7.

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Watch: Dr. Roper delivers Norma Berryhill Lecture

Watch: Dr. Roper delivers Norma Berryhill Lecture

On Oct. 16, Dr. William Roper delivered the Norma Berryhill Lecture. A video of his lecture, titled "Medicine and Public Service," is now available.

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Invitation to discuss journal subscriptions and costs of published research

UNC School of Medicine faculty and staff are invited to upcoming town hall meetings to discuss university library journal subscriptions and costs of published research. Multiple sessions will be held in the coming weeks.

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Thurston Arthritis Research Center Holds Second Annual Research Day

Thurston Arthritis Research Center Holds Second Annual Research Day

Research Day facilitates dialogue and collaborations among basic, translational and clinical investigators. Approximately 90 researchers, clinicians, research staff and trainees gathered recently to discuss innovative ways to move research forward in areas including arthritis, allergy, and autoimmune diseases.

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PhD student leaders gain insight into the biomedical workforce with a partner institution Life Science Industry Day

PhD student leaders gain insight into the biomedical workforce with a partner institution Life Science Industry Day

This fall, five student leaders from our Training Initiatives in Biological and Biomedical Sciences (TIBBS) Advisory Board gained insight into industry research and company organizations, in collaboration with our partner institution - the University of Georgia's - first annual Life Science Industry Day.

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UNC hosts AMA Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium

UNC hosts AMA Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium

The leadership team from the American Medical Association's Accelerating Change in Medical Education consortium completed a visit to the UNC School of Medicine to discuss work supported by the Consortium.

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MacNider hallway to be closed during LCME mock site visit

The UNC School of Medicine will host a LCME mock site visit Nov. 3-5. Meetings with the mock survey team will be held in 133 MacNider and adjacent rooms. During the visit, the hallway between the entrance to MacNider Hall and the Dental School will be closed to through traffic.

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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 scholarship expo and a visiting professor talk and book signing with Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, from the NYU 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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UNC School of Medicine Welcomes New Faculty at 4th Annual New Faculty Orientation

On October 24, we welcomed new members of the UNC School of Medicine faculty at our 4th Annual New Faculty Orientation. The new members of our Carolina family met other faculty and leaders from across the School of Medicine. The orientation is an annual event organized by the Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development.

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Kole Wins Massry Prize

Kole Wins Massry Prize

Ryszard Kole, PhD, professor emeritus in the pharmacology department, was honored this past weekend with the prestigious Massry Prize for his work in creating messenger RNA-based therapeutics.

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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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Nov. 6 Science Café: 'Impact of Child Separation on Child Development'

Next week's Carolina Science Café will kick off a two-part series with the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute.

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Medicine mourns the death of Adam Brock

Medicine mourns the death of Adam Brock

The UNC Department of Medicine mourns the loss of one of our own. Dr. Adam Brock, a fellow in the division of cardiology, passed away Friday, October 18, 2019.

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NIH Funds Michael Lewek’s Research for Gait-Related Trips Post Stroke

NIH Funds Michael Lewek’s Research for Gait-Related Trips Post Stroke

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a research grant to the Division of Physical Therapy's Michael Lewek in order to research the ability to predict someone's likelihood of tripping while walking after having experienced a stroke.

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Research Week Events Featuring the School of Medicine

Research Week Events Featuring the School of Medicine

University Research Week is taking place from November 4-8, 2019, and there are many campus-wide events showcasing the research done at UNC.

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Call for Letters of Intent: IHQI Improvement Scholars Program

The UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement (IHQI) is soliciting applications from UNC School of Medicine and UNC Health Care system clinicians who want to develop improvement leadership skills by participating in the IHQI Improvement Scholars Program.

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New Application Phase Co-Director

New Application Phase Co-Director

Congratulations to Dr. Luigi Pascarella, Associate Professor of Surgery, for his selection as the new Co-Director of the Application Phase in the School of Medicine starting November 1.

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Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care Leads Effort to Incorporate Genetic and Genomic Data in Electronic Health Record

Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care Leads Effort to Incorporate Genetic and Genomic Data in Electronic Health Record

UNC physicians and scientists in the Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care are working to improve access to genetic testing results for use in clinical care and develop a comprehensive approach to incorporating genetic and genomic data into the Electronic Health Record.

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