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.
One team. One place.
You and your family face a daunting challenge caring for everyone’s health. At UNC, our team will take care of your family’s entire health care needs. We first get to know you, and then encircle you with our care. And, should you ever need specialized tests or treatments, we are the gateway to world-class specialty care available at UNC Health Care.
Dr. Sam Weir Quoted by President Obama
On Dec. 3, President Barack Obama gave remarks on the Affordable Care Act and quoted Dr. Sam Weir from UNC Family Medicine. We've highlighted the mention of Dr. Weir in a transcript of the President's remarks.
Get Covered, Carolina!
What does Health Reform mean to you and your family? There are significant changes coming this Fall. UNC Family Medicine wants to help you get covered! We will try to give you as much information as possible to help you get the coverage you need. At the center of health care reform is the Health Insurance Marketplace -- a new way to find health coverage that could fit your budget and meet your needs.
You are invited to participate in our Flu Study
You may be eligible to participate in a research study on the effects of body weight on vaccine effectiveness. UNC Family Medicine is entering its fourth year of the National Institutes of Health supported Flu Vaccine Study and this year we hope to recruit 1,000 participants.
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."