In the fall of 2008, Dr. Warren Newton and Mr. Kevin FitzGerald charged the Cross Project team with replacing the existing medical school student information systems with a comprehensive integrated suite of products.
On Feb. 19, the School of Medicine will hold programs in which we recognize our students’ community and international service and commemorate more than fifty years of minority presence at the UNC School of Medicine. This year’s programs include our annual Community Service Day followed by our annual Zollicoffer-Merrimon Lecture and the Zollicoffer banquet. Dr. Wanda Nicholson will present the lecture, titled, "Thirty Years of Maternal Obesity: Looking Back While Moving Forward."
This month the Academy of Educators will begin offering a monthly series of Career Development Grand Rounds. These sessions will be open to the entire School of Medicine, and will address career advancement topics specific to medical educators including educational design and instructional skills. Please join us for the first of these sessions on Feb. 15.
The scores are in. And they are very good. UNC Hospitals’ inpatient satisfaction scores rose to the 74th percentile in the University Healthsystem Consortium (UHC) database for the 2rd quarter of the 2010 fiscal year (October – December 2009). That means that our patients ranked our inpatient services more highly than 74 percent of our peers.
The Sixth Annual Robert R. Huntley, MD, Lecture will be hosted this year by the UNC Department of Family Medicine on March 3. The guest speaker for this event will be John W. Saultz, MD, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University.
This conference, co-sponsored by the UNC Center for Maternal & Infant Health, the UNC School of Medicine, and the UNC School of Nursing, will be held on Friday, April 23 at the Sienna Hotel in Chapel Hill.
The UNC Departments of Surgery and Dermatology presents "The Fifth UNC Conference on Melanoma: A Multidisciplinary Perspective" on Feb. 25 at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill, NC.
The Department of Ophthalmology presents the UNC Eye Symposium and Ophthalmic Technician Course: Insights and Updates on March 27 at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill, NC.
Opening Doors is an overnight three-day retreat that lays the foundation for personal and organizational growth. Please read the following note from Dr. Etta Pisano about the program and the opportunity to participate.
This weekend, Dr. Cameron Wolfe from the Duke University Division of Infectious Diseases, joins the "Here's to Your Health" radio show to provide an update on the H1N1 flu. We hope you can tune in to 1360 WCHL either Saturday at 9 a.m., Sunday at 9 a.m. or 5 p.m., or Monday at 6 p.m. or 10 p.m.
Are you looking to find meaning in your life? Do you wish to regain a sense of empowerment? Do you feel out of control? Join us for a new, 5-week class intended to help you get in touch with who you are, find your passion, and manifest what you want.
Would you pledge to stay awake and on your feet for 24 hours to help a sick child in North Carolina? UNC students have answered that question with a resounding "yes," with 1,600 of them taking a 24-hour stand for the kids at the twelfth annual UNC Dance Marathon beginning Friday, Feb. 19.
Interested in starting a regular exercise program and supporting a good cause? More than 900 women have improved their overall fitness during the 10-year Sole Sisters program and provided close to $35,000 for Susan G. Komen N.C. Triangle affiliate programs.
In an effort to reduce the convenience fees charged for funding your FreedomPay tag, FreedomPay has introduced a new program called "Platinum Service." This new service applies to everyone that uses a credit or debit card to fund a white FreedomPay tag.
The Starbucks in the N.C. Cancer Hospital is set to open at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16. Starbucks’ opening coincides with the opening of additional outdoor seating in the courtyard between the N.C. Neurosciences and Cancer Hospitals. Starbucks will be open from 6:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. seven days a week.
The latest issue of Connections is now available. This special Valentine's Day issue celebrates our recent patient satisfaction successes, highlights our 2009 Plus People and also includes a recognition letter from our patients and colleagues.