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Surgery Grand Rounds, Michael Rosen “Improving Outcomes Through Collaboration: Why Is It So Hard For Us”
This talk will focus on the basic tenants of abdominal wall reconstruction and the importance of collaborative learning and its application in surgery. In addition, discussion will include common barriers/obstacles to collaborative learning in a surgical environment, as well as the importance of collaborative learning to improving surgical outcomes with real world examples in hernia surgery.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Feb. 14
Department of Emergency Medicine receives first two R01 awards
The UNC Department of Emergency Medicine received its first and second R01 grants last week. Dr. Tim Platts-Mills received a grant to conduct a clinical trial of a shared decision making intervention to improve pain management in older adults; Dr. Michelle Meyer received an award to study stiffening of the arteries as a risk factor for end-organ damage to the brain among Hispanic and Latino adults.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Feb. 14
Foundations of Mindfulness: Introduction to Mindfulness Based Stress and Pain Management, with William Frey, M.Ed.
Foundations of Mindfulness: Introduction to Mindfulness Based Stress and Pain Management, with William Frey, M.Ed.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Feb. 14
New Central Line Team Starts Feb. 18
The New CVAD Liaison team will soon be available to assist with central line insertions, CLABSI prevention education, and patient rounding!
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Feb. 14
Richter receives summer appointment at Boys Town National Research Hospital
Margaret ‘Gretta’ Richter, a second-year Doctor of Audiology student in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, has received an appointment for T35 summer research training program at Boys Town National Research Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. Richter will work alongside Monita Chatterjee, PhD, on a research project in the hospital’s Auditory Prostheses and Perception Laboratory.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Feb. 14
Thomas Griggs, MD, receives the Order of the Long Leaf Pine from the Governor of North Carolina
Thomas Griggs, MD, received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine from the Governor of North Carolina recognizing his 40+ years of service to the state.
Located in News / News Archives / 2013
Fischer and Wohl Author NEJM Perspective About Ebola Care
UNC's William A. Fischer II, MD, and David A. Wohl, MD, are part of an international group of authors that contributed to a Perspective piece published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The piece argues that patients with Ebola virus disease in countries with limited resources should be treated according to the same standard of care used in countries where resources are more readily available.
Located in News / 2019 / April
Vital Signs to publish early due to winter holiday
Vital Signs will be published on Tuesday, Dec. 23. Submissions will be due Monday by 5 p.m.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Dec. 18
UNC REX Healthcare presents run/walk to end prostate cancer
The inaugural Zero – The End of Prostate Cancer run/walk in Raleigh takes place at 7:45 a.m. Saturday, June 24.
Located in News / 2017 / June
Kirkman to chair National Diabetes Education Program
M. Sue Kirkman, MD, Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of the UNC Diabetes Care Center's Clinical Trials Unit, has been appointed Chair of the National Diabetes Education Program. Kirkman's term as Chair begins on Jan. 1, 2018.
Located in News / 2017 / December