Kyle Melvin is a UNC medical student in the inaugural class of the Fully Integrated Readiness for Service Training (FIRST) Program. Participants complete their medical degree in three years instead of four, with placement in the UNC Family Medicine Residency Program, followed by three years of practice in an underserved area in the state.
If you were told you needed to walk about 5.1 miles to burn off a cheeseburger vs 3.7 miles to burn off a turkey sandwich with cheese, would that affect your lunch choice? Dr. Anthony Viera and his team are currently conducting an NIH sponsored study to learn more about the effects of a new type of calorie labeling.
Town of Chapel Hill employees participate in Wellness@Work, a dedicated worksite wellness program employee-health clinic with UNC Family Medicine medical care, including a nurse practitioner, registered nurse, tobacco cessation counselor and nutritionist.
Patients, students and donors talk about their experiences with UNC Family Medicine.
Meet our Interim Chair
Cristen P. Page, MD, MPH, has been named interim chair for the department of Family Medicine.
Page currently serves as the program director of the UNC Family Medicine Residency Program, which is ranked second nationally by U.S. News & World Report. Under her leadership, the residency program expanded its graduates by nearly 40 percent, created innovative mobile technology to address new ACGME standards, and achieved the highest possible ACGME accreditation status. Previously, she served as the associate medical director of the UNC Family Medicine Center.