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First-year students in the field
UNC School of Medicine students have a special connection to the state of North Carolina because of the public service mission of the institution. While clinical week is a traditional part of medical education everywhere, it is particularly special at UNC, giving students an opportunity to interact with the communities they may serve after they complete their education. In some cases it even takes them to their home communities. Last month's clinical week for MS1s was captured via the UNC SOM Facebook page. Please take a moment to view this visual recap of where our students went and what they had to say. And if you haven't already done so, "Like" the UNC School of Medicine on Facebook.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / March 19
Working to serve all the people of N.C.
As a state-supported medical school, it has always been a part of the mission of the UNC School of Medicine to improve the health of all the people of North Carolina, particularly to people living in communities that are underserved or lack access to good healthcare.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - June 24, 2010
Enders named new Chatham Hospital president
Chatham Hospital has named Robert A. (Bob) Enders as its new President, effective in late March.
Located in Employee News Online / 2012 / Feb. 15
UNC Lineberger launches 44 county study of breast cancer in black women
A new study seeking to improve scientists’ understanding of breast cancer, including why the disease’s fatality rate is higher in African-American women, is getting underway in 44 counties in North Carolina.
Located in Vital Signs / 2008 / November
SECU Foundation pledges $1 million for new UNC Health Care hospice facility in Chatham County
A generous donation from the State Employees Credit Union Foundation paves the way for UNC Health Care’s future inpatient hospice facility in Chatham County.
Located in News / 2015 / July
Puppies: The Power of Cute for Mental Health
The UNC PAWS program of the UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health trains puppies for 10 weeks and then matches each puppy with a veteran suffering from PTSD.
Located in News / 2015 / August
Sherman’s Boys: How Grown Men Honor the Youth League Coach Who Imparted Lasting Life Lessons
A Chatham County native who coached thousands of Chapel Hill youngsters is honored by former players who, as adults, routinely cook dinner at the hospital hospitality house where he is the beloved night manager.
Located in News / 2014 / December
Kaden Gray Robinson: The Boy with the Servant’s Heart
A 10-year-old Chapel Hill boy uses his passion for helping others to nourish the bodies and souls of patients and families who stay at SECU Family House.
Located in News / 2013 / October
AHEC helps rural physicians embrace trend of using electronic health records
The initiative is part of a national effort by President Barack Obama’s administration to rapidly increase the use of electronic health records in monitoring and tracking improvements in patient care.
Located in News / 2012 / June
RN: Real Nurses - Chris McGrath
"When we keep someone alive long enough so that they can come back here and have an intervention and they walk out of the hospital, that makes it all worth it," says Chris McGrath, a Certified Flight Registered Nurse for Carolina Air Care.
Located in News / 2012 / October