UNC Family Medicine...caring for the course of your life
We realize that finding the right health care that fits your lifestyle and meets your needs can often be an intimidating and challenging experience. That’s where UNC Family Medicine comes in. We operate in a team structure consisting of health care professionals led by your family doctor.
UNC Family Medicine Sponsors FREE Living Healthy Workshops
Do you suffer from a chronic condition? Do you or your partner feel stressed and fatigued because of your chronic illness? If the answer is yes, our Living Healthy workshop may be right for you. Sign up now!
UNC Family Medicine Center Offers Saturday Morning Sports Injury Clinic
Beginning August 23, the UNC Family Medicine Center will offer a fall walk-in sports injury clinic for local high school and college athletes as well as weekend warriors. The walk-in clinic is on Saturday mornings from 8:00am – 10:00am. All services are provided by Board-Certified Sports Medicine Specialists and include everything from xray and ultrasound to casting and concussion care.
Family Medicine Center Parking Lot Construction Delayed
We will now begin construction on our parking lot in the Fall. The UNC Family Medicine Center is adding 15 additional patient parking spaces, including a dedicated spot for emergency services as part of a large interior redesign & renovation project.
Epic has arrived at UNC Family Medicine!
On April 4, we transitioned to Epic@UNC, a new electronic medical record that has many benefits for our patients. Epic@UNC provides “one patient ID, one problem list, one medication list, and one bill” for each patient across the UNC Health Care system. For example, My UNC Chart allows you to see your own personal health record, get your lab results, communicate with your doctor, and even directly schedule your own appointments.
Gwyther Receives Prestigious Addiction Medicine Award
The 2014 Dr. Frederick B. Glaser Award was presented to Dr. Bob Gwyther, a pioneer and leader in the field of addiction medicine. Dr. Bob Gwyther is a Professor of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina. He has provided primary care and counsel to countless patients. In addition, he has taught thousands of young doctors how to care for patients and their families with substance abuse related disorders.
Dr. Adam Goldstein comments on CVS's decision to eliminate tobacco sales
"UNC's Nicotine Dependence Program says "kudos" to CVS's decision to eliminate tobacco sales in their stores. Time for Walgreen, Rite Aid, and all pharmacies to copy 'Health over Profits', said Adam Goldstein, MD MPH, when asked his opinion about CVS's decision to eliminate tobacco sales in all of their stores nationwide.
UNC Family Medicine to Create Model Health Care Practice
"It is our vision to create the nation’s leading family medicine practice," said Dr. Warren P. Newton, Chair of UNC's Department of Family Medicine. "A practice where the patient experience, care and environment will be a model for others to follow. We want the UNC Family Medicine Center to be a place where patients receive the most advanced personal care. A place that is convenient and friendly with all of your services under one roof. A place that is a national model, setting the standard for the future of patient-centered, cost-effective and compassionate care."