June 4

HEELS Prep Transitions Online in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

HEELS Prep Transitions Online in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

HEELS Prep, an interdisciplinary program to support young adults with intellectual disabilities, moves online in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

HEELS Prep Transitions Online in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic - Read More…

New OGHE Global Health Scholars

New OGHE Global Health Scholars

The Office of Global Health Education is excited to announce the 4th cohort of Global Health Scholars.

New OGHE Global Health Scholars - Read More…

Telehealth Audiologist Assistant Rule Approved to Begin Telehealth Services Statewide; Advocacy Continues for Interstate Compact

Telehealth Audiologist Assistant Rule Approved to Begin Telehealth Services Statewide; Advocacy Continues for Interstate Compact

Philip Griffin, AuD, successfully advocated for the change and says the passage of the audiology assistant rule in North Carolina dovetails with a need for high-quality patient care.

Telehealth Audiologist Assistant Rule Approved to Begin Telehealth Services Statewide; Advocacy Continues for Interstate Compact - Read More…

 Request or Offer Help through the UNC SOM Support Exchange Website

Request or Offer Help through the UNC SOM Support Exchange Website

The website, launched by the Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development, connects 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.

Request or Offer Help through the UNC SOM Support Exchange Website - Read More…

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.

Virtual Coaching Services Available to Faculty - Read More…

Virtual connections: Keeping patients and loved ones together in a pandemic

Virtual connections: Keeping patients and loved ones together in a pandemic

As the spread of the coronavirus forced hospitals to reduce visitors, a team at UNC Health worked to connect patients and their loved ones virtually.

Virtual connections: Keeping patients and loved ones together in a pandemic - Read More…

Zolotor named Chair of the Department of Family Medicine

Zolotor named Chair of the Department of Family Medicine

Adam J. Zolotor, MD, DrPH, has been named Chair of the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Family Medicine, effective August 1.

Zolotor named Chair of the Department of Family Medicine - Read More…

Allied Health Ambassadors Create Video to Encourage Safe and Healthy Return to Campus

Allied Health Ambassadors Create Video to Encourage Safe and Healthy Return to Campus

The ambassadors in the Allied Health Sciences Department made a two-minute video to showcase some of the changes students will face when they return to campus.

Allied Health Ambassadors Create Video to Encourage Safe and Healthy Return to Campus - Read More…

Teaching COVID-19’s Real-Time Lessons

Teaching COVID-19’s Real-Time Lessons

In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, many faculty in the School of Medicine (SOM) were tasked with restructuring courses and content for medical students to ensure they could effectively finish their semesters. A true testament to how the SOM community is better when working together is the creation and implementation of the Medical Management of COVID-19 elective for medical students, created by Drs. Stephen P. Bogdewic and Sarah Smithson, and Johanna Foster.

Teaching COVID-19’s Real-Time Lessons - Read More…

Jones Appointed Health Sciences Librarian by the University Libraries

Jones Appointed Health Sciences Librarian by the University Libraries

The University Libraries at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Jones as health sciences librarian at the Health Sciences Library, effective April 13.

Jones Appointed Health Sciences Librarian by the University Libraries - Read More…

Farmworker Student Health Alliance Members Making Masks, Videos to Support At-Risk Workers

Farmworker Student Health Alliance Members Making Masks, Videos to Support At-Risk Workers

UNC SOM student members of the Farmworker Student Health Alliance (FSHA) are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by making fabric masks for farmworkers in North Carolina and creating educational videos in Spanish to help these at-risk workers stay healthy.

Farmworker Student Health Alliance Members Making Masks, Videos to Support At-Risk Workers - Read More…

The National COVID Cohort Collaborative

The National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) harnesses the infrastructure and expertise of partners, including Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program hubs, distributed clinical data networks (PCORnet, OHDSI, ACT/i2b2, TriNetX), and others.

The National COVID Cohort Collaborative - Read More…

Cohen Writes Editorial on COVID-19 Prevention Study in NEJM

Cohen Writes Editorial on COVID-19 Prevention Study in NEJM

Myron Cohen, MD, director of the UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, wrote an editorial on the results of a clinical trial to determine efficacy of hydroxychloroquine as prevention of COVID-19.

Cohen Writes Editorial on COVID-19 Prevention Study in NEJM - Read More…

New Video Series – Best Teaching Practices During A Pandemic

New Video Series – Best Teaching Practices During A Pandemic

The UNC School of Medicine Academy of Educators, housed within the Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development, launched a series of videos containing high yield teaching techniques during the pandemic.

New Video Series – Best Teaching Practices During A Pandemic - Read More…

Message from campus leaders on events in Minneapolis

Carolina is committed to fostering an environment whereby the personal rights, lives and dignity of every member of our community matters. This statement was posted by University Communications May 30.

Message from campus leaders on events in Minneapolis - Read More…