School of Medicine Wellness Week & Scholarship Expo

Save the date for the School of Medicine Wellness Week to be held November 18th – 22nd. There will be a variety of events throughout the week, including a scholarship expo, a visiting professor talk and book signing with Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, from the NYU School of Medicine, massages, pet therapy, and more!

Save the date for the 2019 School of Medicine Wellness Week sponsored by the Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development and the School of Medicine Well-Being Committee.

There will be a variety of events throughout the week of November 18th—22nd, including:

  • Massages, yoga, writing for resilience classes, and more
  • 1st Annual Wellness Scholarship Expo, and Visiting Professor talk and book signing with Dr. Danielle Ofri of NYU School of Medicine on November 19 from 3-6PM in the Koury Oral Health Sciences Building
  • Multidisciplinary Grand Rounds on November 20 from 7-8AM in Old Clinic Auditorium and Bondurant G100
  • Faculty Pub Night on November 21 from 5-7PM in the Beach Cafe

More information on the events for the week can be found here. All events are first come first serve, with the exception of Faculty Pub Night.  Register for Pub Night here.

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.

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