Vital Signs

This week's collection of news and events from the School of Medicine

Overview of Adult HIV Care for New Clinicians

The North Carolina AIDS Training and Education Center (NCATEC) will be hosting a comprehensive 2-day training event on October 30-31 in Charlotte, NC. The event is designed for clinicians including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, dental hygienists and PAs who seek to improve their HIV treatment skills. Topics include current HIV treatment regimens and initiation guidelines, new hepatitis C treatments, PrEP, opportunistic infections, contraception, preconception, pregnancy, and more. CMEs offered.

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Only 2 Days Left to Review Your Data Before it Goes Public

On September 30, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will for the first time publish Open Payments (“the Sunshine Act”) data. This is a national program that promotes transparency by making public information about financial interactions between industry and individual physicians and teaching hospitals.

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2014 Employee Appreciation Day

Kick Up Your Heels at Employee Appreciation Day on Friday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

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UNC Staff & Faculty Football Appreciation Game

In honor of UNC Employee Appreciation Day, the Office of Human Resources and UNC Athletics have collaborated to bring you discounted football tickets!

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Reporting in ConnectCarolina/InfoPorte

Reporting in ConnectCarolina/InfoPorte

The Oct. 1 go-live of the Finance and HR/Payroll components of ConnectCarolina will change how reporting is done across campus, with InfoPorte becoming the primary reporting and data analysis tool.

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NC TraCS Events and Announcements

Upcoming events include Biostatistics Seminar Series, Triangle Global Health Consortium Conference, Orientation for New Clinical Research Personnel, Principal Investigator (PI) Development Series, NCRP Educational Session, and Skills and Practices in Engaged Scholarship Seminar. Also, introducing the Hamner-UNC Organ Injury Biomarker Core.

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Helping combat the Liberian Ebola outbreak

Helping combat the Liberian Ebola outbreak

Most students’ first days of class are spent reviewing syllabi, getting to know their classmates and feeling out instructors. In assistant professor Steven King’s “Design and Development of Mobile Apps” course in the UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication, however, this semester’s students went straight to work brainstorming how to visually represent statistics of Liberia’s Ebola crisis.

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