Oct. 24

Many patients with blood disorders don’t receive recommended vaccines and screenings

Many patients with blood disorders don’t receive recommended vaccines and screenings

The research, led by Luis E. Malpica Castillo, MD, in the division of hematology/oncology, aims to improve awareness and utilization of infection prevention tools.

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Carolina Women's Center Now Accepting Applications for Faculty Scholars Program

The program awards three separate grants of $10,000 each to support scholarly, engaged, or creative research on topics related to women, sex, gender equity, and/or all intersections of gender.

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Department of Medicine introduces new multi-disciplinary blood research center

Department of Medicine introduces new multi-disciplinary blood research center

The UNC Department of Medicine announces the formation of the new UNC Blood Research Center (UNC BRC), administratively housed within the division of hematology and oncology. Nigel Key, MD, the Harold R. Roberts Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine will serve as director.

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UNC opens new multi-disciplinary maternal-fetal medicine, nephrology clinic

UNC opens new multi-disciplinary maternal-fetal medicine, nephrology clinic

A new UNC Health Care clinic opened this month led by Monica Reynolds, MD, MSCR, assistant professor of medicine in nephrology, and Christina Herrera, MD, MSCI, assistant professor in the division of maternal-fetal-medicine, in the department of obstetrics and gynecology.

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Healer's Art Course Information Lunch Session for Medical Students and Faculty

Learn more about the Healer's Art Course, now in its 15th year at UNC, from Course Faculty Sue Slatkoff, MD, Amy Weil, MD, and course student alumni. Dr. Rachel Remen originated this course to address the loss of meaning and commitment experienced by physicians under the stresses of today’s health-care system. The Healer’s Art can help medical students find and hold onto meaning and satisfaction in their chosen profession. Sign up to take the course in advance or at the lunch. Space in the course is limited to 40 students.

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 School of Medicine Wellness Week & Scholarship Expo

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 held, including a visiting professor keynote and book signing with Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, from the NYU School of Medicine. Poster abstracts are being accepted until 11:59PM on October 25, 2019.

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Call for Applications – Making the Case Faculty Development Program

Making the Case is a highly interactive program designed to help faculty transform an idea into a compelling proposal. Over the course of three sessions, participants will develop or refine their idea, identify key stakeholders, receive coaching from leaders across the institution, and practice pitching their idea in a low-stakes environment.

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Call for Poster Abstracts - 2019 Wellness Scholarship Expo

The UNC School of Medicine Well-Being Committee is hosting its first Wellness Scholarship Expo on November 19, 2019 to showcase the work of faculty, staff, trainees and students who are exploring innovative solutions to improve wellness at UNC. Abstracts are due by Monday, October 25, 2019 at 11:59pm (deadline extended).

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11th Annual NC Research Triangle Pulmonary Hypertension Symposium

This program is designed to meet the continuing education (CE) needs of pulmonologists, cardiologists, nurses, pharmacists and other allied health care professionals involved in the treatment of pulmonary hypertension.

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Researcher Signature Series: Stephanie Gupton

Researcher Signature Series: Stephanie Gupton

The Researcher Signature Series features researchers across the School of Medicine. Read about Stephanie Gupton, PhD, Associate Professor of the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, in our second issue.

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PROMISE study seeking racially/ethnically underrepresented MD, PhD, MD/PhD or DO Postdoctoral Fellows for peer group mentoring research

PROMISE study seeking racially/ethnically underrepresented MD, PhD, MD/PhD or DO Postdoctoral Fellows for peer group mentoring research

UNC is part of a national effort, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Diversity Program Consortium, to identify best mentoring practices for scientists underrepresented in biomedical research.

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Medical Science 5 course seeks research mentors

UNC School of Medicine reimagines medical student training in the science of medicine with its new Medical Science 5 course and seeks research mentors for a modest time commitment.

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9th Annual Business of Healthcare Conference

Co-hosted by the Center for the Business of Health, the Kenan-Flagler Healthcare Club, and the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, the 2019 UNC Business of Healthcare Conference brings together innovators, educators, industry leaders, and top policy experts to consider how we can improve the care experience, increase access, reduce costs and improve overall healthcare delivery. The goal is for each participant to leave with a greater understanding of how interdisciplinary leaders and students across healthcare can work to solve some of our most complex and pressing issues. Learn more and register.

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Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD, Honored with the Byah Thomason Doxey-Sanford Doxey Distinguished Professorship

Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD, Honored with the Byah Thomason Doxey-Sanford Doxey Distinguished Professorship

On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, Andrea Anita Hayes-Jordan, MD, FACS, FAAP, was honored with the Byah Thomason Doxey-Sanford Doxey Distinguished Professorship.

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Talking to Patients like a Family Member

Talking to Patients like a Family Member

Thoracic Surgeon, Co-Director of the UNC Lung Cancer Screening Clinic and Assistant Professor of Surgery, Dr. Jason Long, talks about his journey to becoming a surgeon, his firm belief in informed consent and speaking with his patients like a family member or friend.

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