Family Medicine

The latest news from the Department of Family Medicine at UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

YOUR HEALTH: Resident Work Hours - Too Much, Too Little or Just Right?

Adam and Cristy will be joined by Plastic Surgeon, Brian Drolet, MD, this weekend on YOUR HEALTH to talk about "Resident Work Hours: Too Much, Too Little or Just Right?"

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YOUR HEALTH: Schizophrenia with Dr. John Gilmore

Adam & Cristy will be joined by Professor & Vice Chair for Research and Scientific Affairs in the Department of Psychiatry at UNC and Director of the UNC Schizophrenia Research Center, Dr. John Gilmore this weekend on YOUR HEALH to talk about Schizophrenia.

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YOUR HEALTH: "Coffee is Good for You" with Dr. Robert Davis

YOUR HEALTH: "Coffee is Good for You" with Dr. Robert Davis

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH, Adam & Cristy will be joined by Health Journalist, Dr. Robert Davis to talk about his book, "Coffee is Good for You: From Vitamin C and Organic Foods to Low-Carb and Detox Diets, The Truth About Diet and Nutrition Claims."

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Zolotor named new vice president at the North Carolina Institute of Medicine

Zolotor named new vice president at the North Carolina Institute of Medicine

Adam Zolotor, MD, DrPH, an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, has been selected as the new vice president at the North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM).

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YOUR HEALTH: Eye Lid Problems with Dr. Amy Fowler

YOUR HEALTH: Eye Lid Problems with Dr. Amy Fowler

This weekend, Adam & Cristy will be joined by Dr. Amy Fowler, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Ophthalmology Residency Program Director at UNC, to talk about Eye Lid Problems.

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YOUR HEALTH: Your Medical Mind with Dr. Jerry Groopman & Dr. Pam Hartzband

YOUR HEALTH: Your Medical Mind with Dr. Jerry Groopman & Dr. Pam Hartzband

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH, we’ll be talking with Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Chief of Experimental Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dr. Jerry Groopman and faculty member at the Harvard Medical School and the Division of Endocrinology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dr. Pam Hartzband, about their book, Your Medical Mind: How to Decide What Is Right For You.

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YOUR HEALTH: Women, Trauma & Addiction with Stephanie Covington

This weekend Adam & Cristy will be joined by Dr. Stephanie Covington, nationally recognized clinician, author, organizational consultant, and lecturer, to talk about "Women, Trauma & Addiction."

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YOUR HEALTH: Doctor, Your Patient Will See You Now

On this weekend's show, Adam and Cristy will be joined by author and physician-patient-advocate, Dr. Steven Kussin, to talk about his book, "Doctor, Your Patient Will See You Now: Gaining the Upper Hand in Your Medical Care."

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YOUR HEALTH: Wisdom in Stories & Medicine with Dr. Rita Charon

Adam & Cristy will be joined by Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University, Dr. Rita Charon, to talk about Wisdom in Stories & Medicine this weekend on YOUR HEALTH.

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YOUR HEALTH: Re-Airing of the Supreme Court & Your Health

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH, we're re-airing one of our most popular shows about the Supreme Court & Your Health, with special guest, Executive Editor of the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Gregory Curfman.

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YOUR HEALTH: Magnetic Stimulation for Depression with Dr. Susan Killenberg

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH, we’ll be joined by Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UNC, Dr. Susan Killenberg to discuss Magnetic Stimulation for Depression.

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Newton named American Council on Education Fellow

Newton named American Council on Education Fellow

Dr. Newton’s fellowship will focus on understanding the relationship between integrated health systems and universities, as well as identifying best practices among integrating health systems.

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UNC researchers: Benefits of varenicline (Chantix) may balance certain risks

UNC researchers: Benefits of varenicline (Chantix) may balance certain risks

Drs. Christine E. Kistler and Adam Goldstein discuss how clinicians can better have conversations about the balance between short-term risk of adverse cardiovascular events associated with taking Chantix compared to the long-term reduction in the risk of death that results from smoking cessation.

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Tim Smith, MPA, selected for Jim Bernstein Community Health Leadership Fellowship

Tim Smith, MPA, is a program associate with UNC Family Medicine. He works with Carolina Health Net, a program which aims to create a high-quality cost effective system of care for the uninsured by providing access to a medical home, care coordination, medications, diagnostic, and specialty services. Carolina Health Net partners with UNC Health Care and Piedmont Health Services.

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UNC Family Medicine releases 2011 Annual Report

Ranked number two in the country, UNC Family Medicine has earned a national leadership role in primary care research, education and patient care innovation. The 2011 Annual Report provides the details behind the department's tremendous success.

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UNC Family Medicine Achieves Highest Quality Rating

UNC Family Medicine Achieves Highest Quality Rating

The UNC Family Medicine Center has received a Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home designation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Level 3 is the highest quality rating possible.

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YOUR HEALTH: Cancer Care & Families with Loretta Muss

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH, Adam and Cristy will be joined by Coordinator of the N.C. Cancer Hospital Patient and Family Advisory Board, Loretta Muss about Cancer Care & Families.

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UNC Family Medicine Sponsors 8th Annual Huntley Lecture

UNC Family Medicine Sponsors 8th Annual Huntley Lecture

The 8th Annual Huntley lecture will be held on Wednesday, March 7. The luncheon will feature a presentation by Thomas S. Inui, MD, ScM, MACP.

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