Message from Dr. Roper: Runge named executive vice president for medical affairs at University of Michigan
Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D., executive dean for the UNC School of Medicine and chair of the Department of Medicine, has been named executive vice president for medical affairs at the University of Michigan, pending approval by the University of Michigan’s Board of Regents.
Matthew G. Ewend, MD, FACS, Van L. Weatherspoon, Jr. Eminent Distinguished Professor and Chair, UNC Department of Neurosurgery, has been awarded this year’s H. Fleming Fuller Award.
During the software upgrade from Dec. 2 to Dec. 8, badge holders will continue to be able to operate door readers per existing access assignments. However, the Photo ID office will not have the ability to change access assignments or to issue new SOM badges from Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 8 a.m. to Thursday Dec. 4.
Drop by G050 Bondurant Hall today from 12 - 1pm to have your picture taken holding a sign explaining why you are thankful for giving to UNC Medicine.
Symposium to be held Saturday, Dec. 13th in Chapel Hill.
UNC’s Office of Information Systems will be posting bite-size IT Security tips for our users. As IT security concerns become more a part of our everyday life, awareness is one of our best allies. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat with us at help.med.unc.edu.
A free drop-in photography session for UNC School of Medicine faculty members and UNC Health Care advanced practice providers (AuDs, CRNAs, CNMs, CNSs, CPPs, LCSWs, NPs, OTs, PTs, PAs and SLPs) only will be held Thursday, Dec. 11.
The faculty’s Committee on Honorary Degrees and Special Awards invites your nominations for the UNC system-wide O. Max Gardner Award, the highest honor given across all 16 UNC-system campuses. The Award will be presented at the April meeting of the Board of Governors.
Physicians are now invited to participate in U.S. News and World Report's Best Hospital rankings selection process. To do so, please register with Doximity by Dec. 5.
His name is Bruce, he’s 5 years old, and he makes surprise visits to any locations at UNC Hospitals where children are patients.
Sickle cell trait in African-Americans associated with increased kidney disease risk, new research finds
Vimal Derebail, MD, MPH, is co-first author of the study and Abhijit Kshirsagar, MD, MPH, is co-senior author. Both are members of the UNC Kidney Center.
A study led by John R. Stephens, MD, finds that simple interventions, consisting of a change in computerized order set and presentation of evidence and data from group practice, led to significant improvement in the assessment and treatment of vitamin D deficiency in elderly patients with hip fracture.
Phlebotomy Training for Clinical Research Staff covers the basics of drawing blood for research coordinators faced with this responsibility, but with little to no experience.
To support the NIH BRAIN Initiative, Garret Stuber, PhD, will use a new kind of microscope to further his lab’s investigation of brain circuits related to obesity.
When your father is a surgeon and your mother is an internist, odds are that you will be a medical professional, too. The only real question is what your specialty will be. Michael Lee chose physiatry, also known as physical medicine and rehabilitation – and a very new field 30 years ago. He knew that was what he wanted to do in high school, when he had a summer job transporting patients at Oak Forest Hospital in Illinois.
Garret Stuber, PhD, earns a UNC Hettleman prize for his research and promise as a young scientist uncovering the inner workings of the brain.
E. Allen Liles, MD, is one of 10 nationwide selected for this honor and featured in the November issue of ACP Hospitalist. Liles is director of the UNC Hospitals Medicine Program and associate professor in the Division of General Medicine & Clinical Epidemiology.
Vital Signs will be published on Tuesday, Nov 25. Submissions will be due Monday by 5 p.m.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH, Adam and Cristy will be joined by Sid Smith, MD, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for Cardiovascular Science and Medicine at UNC. Smith is also Past President of the American Heart Association.
The November edition of UNC Family Medicine's Intercom is now available.