March 12

University Library seeks Elsevier feedback

For much of the past year, the University Libraries has engaged in subscription negotiations with the publisher Elsevier. Read a letter from Elaine L. Westbrooks, Vice Provost for University Libraries and University Librarian, offering updates on the negotiation process and how you can play a role.

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UNC SOM's Gold Humanism Honor Society Celebrates Residents!

UNC SOM's Gold Humanism Honor Society Celebrates Residents!

Last week, UNC's chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society participated in "Thank a Resident Week."

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UNC Voice Center Celebrates World Voice Day!

UNC Voice Center Celebrates World Voice Day!

The UNC Voice Center challenges you to focus on your voice as part of this year's World Voice Day Campaign.

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Medical Conferences Canceled or Changed Due to COVID-19

Like many other institutions, UNC has restricted business travel for faculty and students to hinder the spread of COVID-19. Medical conferences are following suit by canceling, postponing or moving their events online. Here is a list of resources to help you keep track of the changes. Check individual conference websites for the most up to date information.

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Iweala Featured on Podcast Discussing Food Allergies

Iweala Featured on Podcast Discussing Food Allergies

Onyinye Iweala, MD, PhD, participated in the podcast "Finding Genius," a health and medicine podcast.

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Yasemin Cole Receives Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Yasemin Cole Receives Gates Cambridge Scholarship

School of Medicine student Yasemin Cole will be attending the University of Cambridge pursuing a doctoral degree in genomic sciences. She was one of 28 individuals chosen nationwide for the competitive and fully funded scholarship.

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Check the UNC Health, UNC-Chapel Hill websites dedicated to coronavirus COVID-19 information, updates

Check the UNC Health, UNC-Chapel Hill websites dedicated to coronavirus COVID-19 information, updates

The situation with COVID-19 is evolving rapidly, so the best resource for the latest information is the CDC website. UNC Health and UNC-Chapel Hill also have a dedicated websites for coronavirus-related issues.

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UNC Explorations in Global Health 2019 Seed Grant Award Recipients

The Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases (IGHID) is pleased to announce the recipients of 2019 Explorations in Global Health seed grants. Seven collaborative projects awarded in July 2019 are now working to establish or strengthen partnerships between UNC researchers and scientists abroad. See the 2019 award winners’ information and a brief description of their research endeavors. 2020 Applications due May 1.

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Boyce, Reyes Pen Commentary on Automated Verbal Autopsy Data Collection

Boyce, Reyes Pen Commentary on Automated Verbal Autopsy Data Collection

Ross Boyce, MD, and Raquel Reyes, MD, both assistant professors of infectious diseases, wrote a commentary titled “Implementing and scaling verbal autopsies: into the unknown” for the journal BMC Medicine.

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IHQI Improvement Scholars Announced

The Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement (IHQI) is pleased to announce that six projects will be supported through IHQI’s Improvement Scholars Program for the period Sept. 1, 2020 – Aug. 31, 2021.

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GuideWire Podcast - A Direct Line To Medical Innovation

GuideWire Podcast - A Direct Line To Medical Innovation

The newest member of the world of podcasts has arrived - GuideWire: a behind-the-scenes peek into the world of medical device innovation and problem discovery.

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Healing Little Hearts in Kosovo

Kosovo: a country left to rebuild after crisis. Most affected are those who have the least control. At times, this can leave some of the most vulnerable, such as children with congenital heart disease, with few options for survival. In the wake of rebuilding a country, resources and necessary infrastructure to perform such life-saving interventions on the sick were lacking. It’s in these moments that organizations like Gift of Life International and healthcare volunteers from across North America team up to make a difference.

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Jennette Receives Lifetime Achieve Award

Jennette Receives Lifetime Achieve Award

J. Charles Jennette, MD, professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, and professor of medicine, has received the Robert H. Heptinstall Lifetime Achievement Award from the Renal Pathology Society (RPS). The honor was presented February 29 at the RPS Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, CA.

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Call for UNC SOM Teaching Award Nominations

Call for UNC SOM Teaching Award Nominations

The UNC School of Medicine Academy of Educators (AOE) is soliciting nominations for this year’s Teaching Awards. Submit a nomination for an outstanding faculty member by Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 11:59 PM. Nominees do not have to be members of the Academy.

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Call for Nominations to SOM Standing Committees Ballot

Each year, the UNC School of Medicine Standing Committees election offers faculty an opportunity to participate in medical school governance by serving on a committee as a faculty representative or simply voting in the election. Nominate a faculty member or self-nominate to express interest standing for election to a committee.

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Peer Mentoring Group Facilitators Needed!

Peer Mentoring Group Facilitators Needed!

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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Call for Membership Nominations to the Academy of Educators

The Academy of Educators (AOE) is now accepting nominations for new faculty and resident members. Nominations are due by March 18, 2020 at 11:59 PM.

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