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Student Health Action Coalition (SHAC) 5K – Celebrating 55 Years of Service

UNC’s SHAC Clinic is the oldest student-run free clinic in the US. Join us in celebrating the SHAC’s 55th anniversary at the inaugural SHAC 5K & Health Fair on Saturday, November 12th! 100% of the proceeds will go towards SHAC’s free health services for our uninsured and underinsured neighbors in Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Durham. Whether you … Continued


UNC Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: Kristy Weber, MD, FACS from University of Pennsylvania


Kristy Weber, MD, FACS November 16, 2022, at 6:30 am Hybrid Conference Pediatric Oncology Surgeon Professor in Sarcoma Care Excellence- Department of Orthopaedic Surgery- University of Pennsylvania (Penn) Vice-Chair of Faculty Affairs- Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Children’s Hospital – Philadelphia   Speaker Biography Kristy Weber, MD is the Abramson Family Professor in Sarcoma Care Excellence in … Continued


MHI Seminar Series presents John W. Elrod, Ph.D., Director, Cardiovascular Research Center, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Summary of Seminar:  Dr. Elrod’s Lab recently reported that glutaminolysis is essential for the epigenetic changes permissive to activation of the myofibroblast differentiation program and cardiac fibrosis. In fact, targeting these pathways is sufficient to reverse fibrosis in models of heart failure. These findings implicate metabolic remodeling as a critical feature of myofibroblast formation and … Continued

The Wellbeing of Young Children and Families: COVID-19 and Beyond

2022 Cairns Capstone Lecture Phil Fisher, PhD Philip H. Knight Chair Professor of Psychology University of Oregon For access:  

Carolina Engagement Week Call for Proposals


Carolina Engagement Week 2023 is coming! From February 27-March 3, Engagement Week will feature events that highlight authentic, effective and sustainable collaborations between UNC-Chapel Hill and community partners across North Carolina and skills-building workshops to share lessons learned through engaged teaching, research and service.


High-Impact Hepatology: An Update on Care of the Patient with Liver Disease

High-Impact Hepatology: An Update on Care of the Patient with Liver Disease 20th Annual Hepatology Symposium A hybrid – live in-person and virtual – conference! Course Description: The practice of clinical Hepatology remains challenging for many gastroenterologists due to rapidly changing disease management paradigms and often complex, critically-ill patients. The 20th Annual High Impact Hepatology program … Continued


AOE Teaching Bootcamp

The Academy of Educators (AOE), housed within the Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development, will host its fourth Teaching Bootcamp on Monday, Dec. 5, from 1 - 5 p.m. EST via Zoom. This highly interactive afternoon, consisting of various sessions focused on foundational topics in education, such as feedback, setting expectations, and evaluation, will be … Continued

The Perry Initiative: Medical Student Outreach Program

We will be holding our MSOP event for current medical students in the Chapel Hill area. Women and nonbinary identifying individuals in first and second year of medical school who are undecided about specialty choice or those definitely interested in exploring careers in orthopaedics are encouraged to attend. In addition to lectures from local women orthopaedic surgeons, … Continued

MHI Seminar Series presents Zhong Wang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Cardiac Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Summary of Seminar:  Cell fate conversion is associated with extensive epigenetic and post-translational modifications (PTMs) and architectural changes of sub-organelles and organelles; yet, how these events are interconnected remains unknown. I will discuss our identification of a phosphorylation code in 14-3-3 binding motifs (PC14-3-3) that greatly stimulates induced cardiomyocyte (iCM) formation from fibroblasts. PC14-3-3 is identified … Continued