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October 21, 2021

Social and Health Systems 4 (SHS4) course recruiting new faculty

Social and Health Systems 4 (SHS4) is a course for Application Phase medical students which meets monthly and provides a setting in which students can discuss aspects of the practice of medicine that they will encounter in their clinical experiences but that may not otherwise be a part of the formal curriculum in the clinical clerkships. The course is seeking new faculty members for Population Health and RICE seminars for the coming academic year (March 2022 to February 2023).

July 20, 2021

Alliance for Black Doulas for Black Mamas Graduates First Class of Black Doulas

The Alliance for Black Doulas for Black Mamas (ABDBM) graduated its first class of Black Doulas on July 10th. Founded by UNC Family Medicine’s Venus Standard, MSN, CNM, FACNM, LCCE, ABDBM offers an enhanced Doula training program whose goal is to increase access of Doula training to Black women, while improving Black women’s birth outcomes by expanding their access to social, emotional, and educational support from professionally trained Black Doulas.