Vital Signs

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

Carolina First Look: Registration Deadline July 31

Carolina First Look is an opportunity for medical students who are preparing for the residency application process to visit the UNC School of Medicine and Health Care System to learn more about available specialty medical programs for residents.

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UNC Hospitals, Rex, Pardee recognized by U.S. News & World Report in annual ‘Best Hospitals’ rankings

UNC Hospitals, Rex, Pardee recognized by U.S. News & World Report in annual ‘Best Hospitals’ rankings

Overall, 10 specialties at UNC Hospitals were recognized as nationally ranked or high performing by U.S. News & World Report in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" issue. Rex Hospital and Pardee Hospital were also included in the 2015-16 rankings.

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 Early Antiretroviral Therapy Protects Sero-Discordant Couples from Transmission of HIV to Their Uninfected Partner

Early Antiretroviral Therapy Protects Sero-Discordant Couples from Transmission of HIV to Their Uninfected Partner

These findings demonstrate that antiretroviral therapy, when taken until viral suppression is achieved and sustained, is a highly effective, durable intervention for HIV prevention.

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