Jan. 9

Ciccone Receives Burroughs Wellcome Fund/ASTMH Postdoctoral Fellowship in Tropical Infectious Diseases Award

Ciccone Receives Burroughs Wellcome Fund/ASTMH Postdoctoral Fellowship in Tropical Infectious Diseases Award

Emily Ciccone, MD, MHS, a clinical instructor and fellow of infectious diseases in the UNC Department of Medicine, will use the fellowship to develop a new diagnostic test to identify Brucella as a cause of pediatric febrile illness in Kasese, Uganda.

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Dr. Robert Bashford Memorial Service

Dr. Robert Bashford Memorial Service

Dr. Bashford’s family invites all who knew him and were impacted by his life and work to a memorial reception on Friday, January 10. This event will be a chance for fellowship and remembrance as we honor Dr. Bashford’s memory.

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Thomas Named Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Thomas Named Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Nathan (Nate) Thomas, PhD, has been named Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the UNC School of Medicine. Thomas will join the School of Medicine leadership effective March 16, 2020.

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Callahan and Nelson Help Author Newly Updated Osteoarthritis Management Guidelines

Callahan and Nelson Help Author Newly Updated Osteoarthritis Management Guidelines

The new 2019 guidelines from the American College of Rheumatology and the Arthritis Foundation emphasize more multi-modal approaches for OA of the hand, hip & knee.

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Ollila Committed to the Complete Care of the Cancer Patient

Ollila Committed to the Complete Care of the Cancer Patient

David Ollila, MD, is the James and Jesse Millis Distinguished Professor of Surgery at UNC and a Surgical Oncologist with the Lineberger Cancer Center. He discusses why he chose cancer care, his work with the Sentinal Lymph Node, and his honesty and clarity with patients about their disease.

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SOM seeks Director for Health System Science for Graduate Medical Education

The UNC School of Medicine seeks a Director of a Health Systems Science (HSS) Curriculum for Graduate Medical Education. The role will help support UNC’s project for the American Medical Association Reimagining Residency Grant.

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Nielsen Appointed to CMS Technical Expert Panel

Nielsen Appointed to CMS Technical Expert Panel

Matthew Nielsen, Interim Chair of Urology, has been appointed to support efforts to update the CMS Quality Measure Development Plan and Quality Measure Index.

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SOM Well-Being Pilot Awards - Request for Proposals due January 14th

The UNC School of Medicine Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development and the Center for Health Innovation are accepting proposals for the 2020 UNC School of Medicine Well-Being Pilot Awards. Applications are due Jan. 14, 2020, and as many as three awards of up to $10,000 each will be announced in March 2020.

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 Registration Open - Daily Career & Life Transitions Panel for Women Faculty

Registration Open - Daily Career & Life Transitions Panel for Women Faculty

The Association of Professional Women in Medical Sciences (APWIMS) is hosting a panel on daily career and life transitions – from giving care at work to care at home. The panel will engage women faculty in discussions of the challenges of balancing life events – childbirth, child-rearing, illness, caregiving, elder care – with balancing positive a career trajectory. Click to learn more and to register.

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Latest Grant Awards to SOM Faculty

View a list of recent competitive grant awards to faculty from the UNC School of Medicine.

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Meet Gene Deune, UNC Surgery’s New Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

Meet Gene Deune, UNC Surgery’s New Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

Gene Deune, MD, MBA, joins the UNC Department of Surgery as a Professor, in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He sat down to discuss what brought him to UNC Surgery, his aspirations, goals while here, and the advice he would share with his younger self.

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Juliano Appointed to ASCI Institutional Representatives Program

Juliano Appointed to ASCI Institutional Representatives Program

Jonathan Juliano, MD, MSPH, will serve as the UNC Institutional Representative as part of the American Society for Clinical Investigation’s Institutional Representatives Program for the next 5 years.

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Clinical Scholars leadership program applications open Jan. 10

Clinical Scholars leadership program applications open Jan. 10

Teams receive project funding and salary support up to $525,000 over the three-year program while team members participate in top-notch leadership development at no cost to themselves or their institutions.

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39th Annual Zollicoffer Lecture

On behalf of the Office of Scholastic Enrichment & Equity, and the Zollicoffer and Cross family, we cordially invite you the 39th Annual Zollicoffer Lecture.

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Call for Abstracts - Paul A. Godley Health Equity Symposium

The UNC School of Medicine, the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the UNC Center for Health Equity Research are hosting the Inaugural Paul A. Godley Health Equity Symposium on March 5, 2020 to bring together faculty, staff, students, and the community to highlight and encourage health equity research, promote collaboration and networking, and encourage strategic planning and partnerships at the UNC School of Medicine.

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Medical Education Building Construction Update

Medical Education Building Construction Update

The new Medical Education Building project replacing Berryhill Hall is underway with construction mobilization beginning this month and additional site perimeter construction fencing going up over the next several weeks.

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