May 21

 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.

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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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Vote in the School of Medicine Standing Committee Elections!

This year’s election is currently open, and we encourage you to vote! Check your inbox for an email with your personal link to the election ballot. The election will close on May 25th.

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The Academic Career Leadership Academy in Medicine (ACCLAIM) program graduates 12 faculty for the 2019-2020 year

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development would like to congratulate the 2019-2020 cohort of Academic Career Leadership Academy in Medicine (ACCLAIM) graduates. The leadership development program is for early- to mid-career faculty in the School of Medicine, with an emphasis on those underrepresented in medicine.

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Latest Grant Awards to SOM Faculty

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

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Communities in Partnership: Ensuring Equity in the time of COVID-19

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health and the UNC Center for Health Equity Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have partnered to launch the webinar series, Communities in Partnership: Ensuring Equity in the Time of COVID-19. Join us each session on Wednesdays at 1pm ET as we highlight the disparate impact of the disease in the most vulnerable communities in our nation.

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Hayes-Jordan Elected President-elect of Society of Black Academic Surgeons

Hayes-Jordan Elected President-elect of Society of Black Academic Surgeons

Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD, division chief of pediatric surgery and Surgeon-in-Chief of UNC Children’s Hospital, was elected President-elect of the Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS).

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Cannefax Named Massey Award Winner

Cannefax Named Massey Award Winner

Julie Cannefax, student-business services coordinator for the curriculum in toxicology, received a 2020 Massey Award, one of the most prestigious distinctions for faculty and staff at UNC-Chapel Hill.

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SOM Professor and Two Graduates Receive 2019-2020 LGBTIQA+ Advocacy Awards

SOM Professor and Two Graduates Receive 2019-2020 LGBTIQA+ Advocacy Awards

Brad Figler, MD, associate professor of urology, received the award for his work creating the UNC Transgender Health Program as a way to support coordination and quality of care for transgender patients. Recent SOM graduates Noa Nessim, MD, and Margo Faulk, MD, received their awards for starting the Gender Affirming Care Clinic at UNC’s Student Health Action Coalition (SHAC, the nation’s first student-run free clinic).

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Meyers authors editorial in prestigious Journal of Clinical Oncology

Meyers authors editorial in prestigious Journal of Clinical Oncology

Michael Meyers, MD, professor in the division of surgical oncology and director of the general surgery residency program, authored an editorial on his research into innovations in Surgical Techniques.

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Clinical Research Support Office offers latest tips & information for research amid COVID-19

The SOM Clinical Research Support Office (CRSO) has compiled these general tips to help manage our clinical research work during these unprecedented times. Be sure to check out the initial tip sheet published on April 9th, available for review on the CRSO website.

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Pascarella selected for the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award

Pascarella selected for the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award

Luigi Pascarella, MD, associate professor of surgery in the division of vascular surgery and director of the surgery clerkship, has been selected for the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award presented by The Arnold P. Gold Foundation.

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UNC Doctors, Students Collaborate on COVID Treatment Study

UNC Doctors, Students Collaborate on COVID Treatment Study

In the first COVID-19 case series of tocilizumab in the United States, UNC-Chapel Hill researchers and students from the UNC School of Medicine and Gillings School of Global Public Health, report that the drug tocilizumab should be used judiciously until randomized clinical trials determine the drug’s true efficacy for severely ill patients.

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Wallen to chair national ACGME Review Committee for Urology

Wallen to chair national ACGME Review Committee for Urology

Eric Wallen, MD, FACS, professor and vice chair of education in the UNC Department of Urology, has been elected chair of the ACGME Review Committee for Urology, effective July 1.

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Global Neurology: Cases from Zambia- Invited Speaker Dr. Deanna Saylor

Deanna Saylor, MD, MHS is a neuro-infectious diseases specialist and Assistant Professor of Neurology and Director of the Hopkins Global Neurology Program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Most recently, Dr. Saylor has been living and working full-time in Zambia as Director of the first and only neurology post-graduate training program in Zambia. She also leads the only inpatient neurology service in the country at the University Teaching Hospital and has helped to launch Zambia’s first teleneurology service. She will lead this discussion as part of the Topics in Neurology Elective for UNC SOM students. All are welcome to attend via Webex.

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Mission Critical - Part I: Make it Work

Mission Critical - Part I: Make it Work

FastTraCS is a small group of biomedical engineers who support UNC Health physicians, nurses and staff by identifying problems in clinical settings and creating innovative, technological solutions.

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Message from the Chancellor on Carolina Roadmap for Fall 2020

Message from the Chancellor on Carolina Roadmap for Fall 2020

"Based on advice from our infectious disease and public health experts, who believe we could be facing a second wave of COVID-19 sometime late fall or early winter, we are making significant changes to our operations." Read more...

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