April 30

Kelly Bossenbroek Fedoriw named Application Phase Co-Director

Kelly Bossenbroek Fedoriw named Application Phase Co-Director

Kelly Bossenbroek Fedoriw, MD, has accepted the position of co-director of application phase in the School of Medicine. Bossenbroek Fedoriw is an associate professor in the UNC Department of Family Medicine.

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Supporting Individuals with Autism during COVID-19 Webinar

Supporting Individuals with Autism during COVID-19 Webinar

Watch a free, educational webinar with UNC’s Laura Klinger and Kara Hume, “Supporting Individuals with Autism during COVID-19.” They discuss strategies for supporting people with ASD. Aired live April 23, 2020.

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Congratulations to recent AOA inductees

This spring, 10 medical students, 24 residents & fellows, 10 faculty, and 2 SOM alumni were inducted into AOA, the national medical honor society.

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Deadline Extension for Larry Keith Advisory College

The Larry Keith Advisory College, an advising and career and professional development program established in 2008 at the UNC School of Medicine, is looking for the right individuals to join this dynamic group.

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Wilkins Aims to Fill Void in Rural Health Care; Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic

Wilkins Aims to Fill Void in Rural Health Care; Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic

Emily Wilkins is a second-year Physician Assistant Studies student from Rutherfordton, North Carolina who returned to work in neighboring Hendersonville as a paramedic during the COVID-19 pandemic to serve our state.

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The Osteoarthritis Action Alliance Launches New Web Resource During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Osteoarthritis Action Alliance Launches New Web Resource During COVID-19 Pandemic

The tools and resources are designed to help people with osteoarthritis set personal goals, continue to exercise safely, and take steps to help manage their pain during these challenging times.

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UNC Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2020 Research Day

Please join UNC’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for their 18th annual research day.

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José Gaston Guillem Joins UNC Surgery as the new Chief of the Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery

José Gaston Guillem Joins UNC Surgery as the new Chief of the Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery

José Gaston Guillem, MD, MPH, MBA, joins the Department of Surgery as the new Chief and Professor in the Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery. He discusses what inspired him to become a doctor, how influential mentors lead to his specialty in colorectal surgery and his goals for the GI Division.

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 Request or Offer Help through the UNC SOM Support Exchange Website

Request or Offer Help through the UNC SOM Support Exchange Website

The website, launched by the Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development, connects members of the SOM community with personal and professional services needed during the COVID-19 crisis and response. The resource is available to all members of the SOM community.

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Virtual Coaching Services Available to Faculty

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development is offering virtual coaching to all School of Medicine faculty. Services include peer and executive coaching.

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Fowler, Cohen inducted into UNC’s Order of the Golden Fleece

Fowler, Cohen inducted into UNC’s Order of the Golden Fleece

Wesley Fowler, MD, Associate Dean for Medical Alumni Affairs and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology; and Myron Cohen, MD, Yeargan-Bate Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology, and Immunology and Epidemiology, Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Health, and Director of the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, have been inducted into the Order of the Golden Fleece.

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Clinical Research Support Office Website Now Available

As development of the new SOM Clinical Research Support Office (CRSO) continues, we recognize the significant challenges and uncertainties that many clinical research teams are currently facing. Given these unprecedented times, we have launched a temporary CRSO website focused on providing information and resources related to continuing our clinical research missions amidst the current pandemic.

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Tan Honored as Staff Recipient for University Awards for the Advancement of Women

Tan Honored as Staff Recipient for University Awards for the Advancement of Women

Valerie Tan, the associate chair for administration in the Department of Allied Health Sciences in the UNC School of Medicine, has been selected as the staff recipient of the 2020 University Awards for the Advancement of Women, offered annually by the Carolina Women’s Center.

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PROMISE Study Seeking Underrepresented Assistant Professors 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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Communities in Partnership: Ensuring Equity in the Time of COVID-19

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health and the UNC Center for Health Equity Research have partnered to launch the webinar series, Communities in Partnership: Ensuring Equity in the Time of COVID-19. Join us each session on Wednesdays at 1pm ET as we highlight the disparate impact of the disease in the most vulnerable communities in our nation.

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Whalen Distributes Communication Boards to COVID-19 Health Care Providers

Whalen Distributes Communication Boards to COVID-19 Health Care Providers

Meaghan Whalen, a second-year student in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences studying speech-language pathology, has repurposed communication resources in order to equip health care providers as they treat patients who face COVID-19.

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