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Hospitalists review practices for low-risk chest pain
Hospitalists Christopher Caulfield, MD, and John Stephens, MD, from the department of medicine recently published an article in the Journal of Hospital Medicine that recognizes unnecessary practices for low-risk chest pain, along with new recommendations.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / May 24
Physician Assistant Studies Celebrates Inaugural Commencement Ceremony
Twenty members of the inaugural Physician Assistant Studies program in the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Allied Health Sciences were honored at commencement on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Dec. 21
UNC Team led by Page receives $2.4 million to establish technical assistance center to help develop residencies in rural communities
A national team led by Cristy Page, MD, MPH, Chair of UNC Family Medicine, has been awarded $2.4 million of funding in a cooperative agreement by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy. The funding will support the development of a national technical assistance center that will engage with HRSA Rural Residency Planning and Development (RRPD) Program awardees to help them develop new, accredited residency programs in family medicine, general internal medicine and psychiatry in rural communities in the United States.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Oct. 4
A Desire to Help and Heal
Pastor John Hedgepeth has spent over 50 years providing advice and guidance to members of his Northwood Temple Church. When it came to his own medical needs, he turned to the doctors at UNC Health Care for support. Read about his story and how he connected with Dr. Karyn Stitzenberg, Surgical Oncologist, at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / April 25
BBSP welcomes new class of PhD students
On August 10, a new class of PhD students interested in medical and biological sciences arrived to begin a week of orientation. They will receive their first year of science training through the Biomedical and Biological Sciences Program (BBSP) before selecting one of the BBSP member PhD programs and selecting a thesis advisor and lab in which to do their thesis research. We spoke to several students about what they are most excited about.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Aug. 13
Match Day Photos Available
Thanks to all students, faculty and families who dropped by the Match Day photo booth. The pictures are now available.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / March 23
Rahangdale named Associate Dean for Admissions
Lisa Rahangdale, MD, MPH, has been named Associate Dean for Admissions effective Aug. 3.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Aug. 3
A 3D-Printed Heart Saves a Life
Deanna Williams was a 27-year-old mother of two, pregnant with her third child, and a ticking time bomb. She had no idea she was born with a rare congenital heart defect and that her pregnancy could unexpectedly put too much pressure on her heart, leading to possibly fatal consequences. Luckily, her story takes a much different path, one that includes a 3D-printed heart.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / May 16
Ahead of the Curve: UNC Hospitals honors current and former military staff on Veterans Day
On Tuesday, more than 120 people gathered in the lobby of N.C. Memorial Hospital for UNC Hospitals’ annual Veterans Day observance. Attendees – clad in a mix of military uniforms, white coats and business suits – came together to recognize employees and residents who have served, or are currently serving, in the armed forces.
Located in Employee News Online / 2014 / Nov. 13
A Second Chance
By rescuing Whiskey and giving her a second chance, Silvia Kreda, PhD, lung researcher at the School of Medicine, and Preston Parker are helping patients and families during illness and recovery.
Located in Employee News Online / 2014 / Dec. 18