April 23

2020 UNC Diversity Awards Winners Announced

2020 UNC Diversity Awards Winners Announced

UNC has announced the winners of the 12th annual Diversity Awards, which recognize individuals and groups who have given their time and effort to further diversity, equity and inclusion at Carolina and in our surrounding community. The UNC School of Medicine has two winners from the faculty and group collaboration categories.

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Drake Receives University Award for the Advancement of Women

Drake Receives University Award for the Advancement of Women

Amelia F. Drake, MD, FACS has been selected as this year’s faculty recipient for the University Award for the Advancement of Women, given by the Offices of the Chancellor, Executive Vice Chancellor, and Provost, in collaboration with the Carolina Women’s Center.

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 Basch Co-authors Cancer Treatment Guidance in JAMA

Basch Co-authors Cancer Treatment Guidance in JAMA

Ethan Basch, MD, MSc., division chief of oncology at the UNC School of Medicine and a UNC Lineberger member, has detailed cancer treatment guidance to balance cancer patients’ treatment and infection risk in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Latest Grant Awards to SOM Faculty

Please review a listing of recent competitive grants awarded to UNC School of Medicine faculty.

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PROMISE Study Seeking Underrepresented Assistant Professors 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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2020 Innovation Pilot Award Winners Announced

The UNC Center for Health Innovation is pleased to announce the winners of the eighth annual Innovation Pilot Awards. Proposals were sought from UNC Health and School of Medicine faculty and employees for innovations across a spectrum of areas including care delivery, new technology, advanced analytics, and more.

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 Request or Offer Help through the UNC SOM Support Exchange Website

Request or Offer Help through the UNC SOM Support Exchange Website

This month, the Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development at the UNC School of Medicine launched a support exchange website aimed to connect members of the SOM community with personal and professional services needed during the COVID-19 crisis and response. The resource is available to all members of the SOM community.

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2020 UNC School of Medicine Well-Being Pilot Awards Winners Announced

The UNC School of Medicine Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development and Center for Health Innovation are pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 School of Medicine Well-Being Pilot Awards. Proposals were sought from School of Medicine faculty for projects aimed at promoting the well-being of faculty, staff, and/or students at the UNC School of Medicine as well as medical trainees serving within the UNC Health system.

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Get Quick Access to Recruitment Methodology with the Recruitment and Retention LibGuide

The UNC Health Sciences Library and the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute bring you the Recruitment and Retention LibGuide, an innovative literature search tool which allows quick access to recruitment methodology and outcomes by providing curated and customizable searches for a variety of research interest areas

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Welcome to the COVID-19 Student Care Hub

UNC-Chapel Hill has established a student care hub for undergraduates and graduate students. Check out info here and at the hub website.

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Carolina CSSC Partners with OIPEP to Serve Carolina Community

Carolina CSSC Partners with OIPEP to Serve Carolina Community

As the need across the state has grown, student leaders from the School of Medicine have partnered with the Office of Interprofessional Education and Practice (OIPEP) and other campus partners to form the Carolina COVID-19 Student Service Corps (CSSC). Carolina CSSC increases the capacity of health professional students to engage in service-learning to address the needs of health systems and communities across North Carolina (NC). Carolina CSSC is an adaptation of CSSC National at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

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On behalf of Dr. Nate Thomas: Support and awareness for Ramadan observance

In collaboration with staff, students, and faculty, we are sharing the following information to bring awareness and support for Muslim residents, fellows, postdocs, staff, and faculty who will observe Ramadan during COVID-19.

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Elizabeth Hart ’14 Describes Versatile Role of Occupational Therapists During COVID-19 Pandemic

Elizabeth Hart ’14 Describes Versatile Role of Occupational Therapists During COVID-19 Pandemic

Elizabeth Hart received her master's in occupational therapy from UNC's allied health sciences department in 2014. She is relying on her training during the pandemic.

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Virtual Coaching Services Available to Faculty

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development is offering virtual coaching to all School of Medicine faculty. Services include peer and executive coaching.

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UNC Researchers Featured in Podcast on Future Pandemic Readiness

UNC Researchers Featured in Podcast on Future Pandemic Readiness

This Week in Virology featured three UNC-Chapel Hill researchers talking about READDI, a $125-million initiative designed to start making drugs now for the next pandemic.

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