School of Medicine Wellness Week & Scholarship Expo: Nov. 18-22

Save the date for the School of Medicine Wellness Week to be held Nov. 18 – 22. There will be a variety of events held, including a visiting professor keynote with Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, from the NYU School of Medicine. Poster abstracts are being accepted until 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 25, 2019.

School of Medicine Wellness Week & Scholarship Expo: Nov. 18-22 click to enlarge Wellness Week Save the Date
School of Medicine Wellness Week & Scholarship Expo: Nov. 18-22 click to enlarge Visiting Professor Talk Information

Save the date for the 2019 School of Medicine Wellness Week sponsored by the School of Medicine Well-Being Committee.

There will be a variety of events throughout the week of Nov. 18—22, including:

  • Scholarship Expo and Visiting Professor talk with Dr. Danielle Ofri of NYU School of Medicine on Nov. 19 from 3 - 5 p.m. in the Koury Oral Health Sciences Building
  • Multidisciplinary Grand Rounds on Nov. 20 from 7 - 8 a.m. in Bondurant G100
  • Faculty Pub Night on Nov. 21 from 5 - 7 p.m. in the Beach Cafe

More events to be announced soon. Contact facultyaffairs@med.unc.edu with questions. 

Learn more about the visiting professor, Dr. Ofri, below.


Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, is a physician at Bellevue Hospital in New York City, and a faculty member of NYU School of Medicine. She writes about medicine and the doctor-patient connection for the New York Times, Slate Magazine, and other publications.

Dr. Ofri is co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Bellevue Literary Review, the first literary journal to arise from a medical setting.  She is the author of a collection of books about the world of medicine, including “What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear”, “What Doctors Feel”, and “Medicine in Translation: Journeys with My Patients”.

Read more about Dr. Ofri.