Division Conference Schedule

Our Division is dedicated to providing evidence-based care and embraces the principles of quality improvement, establishing practice standards, monitoring our performance, and adjusting our practice to improve care.

Division Meetings aim to:

  • Promote professional development for all division members around clinical care, education, and research
  • Develop collegiality among colleagues
  • Keep everyone up-to-date on divisional and health system changes
  • Create efficiencies in our work
  • Develop the knowledge base to fix problems of healthcare today



Thursdays, 9:00 - 10:00 am
5032 Old Clinic Conference Room
* All-Hands meetings will be held 8:00-9:00 am in Marsico Hall, Room 6004

 Any changes to this schedule should be given to Tonya Kimrey.

January - June 2016

Date Speaker Topic
1/7 Overview of 2016 Topics
1/14 Christopher Klipstein Patient and Learner-Centered EHR Use
1/21 Liz Greig & Shana Ratner Operational Efficiencies
1/28 John Eick SSGIM Practice Session
2/4 Thomas Miller ABPM - A New Sheriff in Town
2/11 Bruce Rollman, MD, MPH Online Treatments for Mood and Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care
2/18 Amy Shaheen
Implementation of New Curriculum
2/25 Dan Reuland & Shana Ratner
Lung Cancer Screening Implementation Project: QI Update
3/3 Liz Greig & Shana Ratner Operational Efficiencies
3/10 Thomas Miller Deaton and Case: Death in Middle Aged Whites
3/17 Dan Jonas & Cristin Colford Annual Faculty Evaluations
3/24 Shana Ratner *All Hands
3/31 CANCELLED No Meeting - Internal Medicine Conference
4/7 Thomas Keyserling A simple, but not simplistic approach to lipid screening and management
4/14 Shana Ratner Practice for SGIM
4/21 Liz Greig Practice for SGIM
4/28 Cristin Colford Resident Evaluations
5/5 Laura Hart
5/12 CANCELLED No Meeting - SGIM
5/19 Nate Sowa
Findings on the collaborative work related to the Internal Medicine Clinic's Anxiety Treatment Program
5/26 Liz Greig & Shana Ratner Operational Efficiencies
6/2 Dick Wardrop GME Finance Reform
6/9 Shana Ratner *All Hands
6/16 Marina Arvanitis
"I never would have done it if the van didn't say 'UNC' on the side": A discussion of the "REX Heart & Vascular Mobile Screenings" van, the tests it's performing in our community, and what our response should be as UNC primary care physicians
6/23 Jamie Jarmul
Quality improvement project to reduce ASCVD risk in IMC patients
6/30 Amy Weil Wellness

Last update 6/28/16

July - December 2016

Date Speaker
7/7 CANCELLED        No Meeting - Holiday week    
7/14 Shana Ratner & Liz Greig Operational Efficiences
7/21 Thomas Keyserling

7/28 Sam Cykert

8/4 Sarah Smithson

8/11 Cristin Colford Welcome breakfast for DeWalt
8/18 Shana Ratner & Liz Greig

Operational Efficiencies
8/25 Cedric Bright

9/1 Cindy Feltner

9/8 Colford/Chelminski

9/15 Darren DeWalt

9/22 Shana Ratner

*All Hands
9/29 Shana Ratner& Liz Greig

Operational Efficiencies
10/6 Dan Reuland

10/13 Dan Jonas

10/20 Cole Sims

10/27 Arlene Chung

11/3 Crystal Wiley-Cene

11/10 Shana Ratner & Liz Greig

Operational Efficiencies
11/17 Marco Aleman


No Meeting - Holiday week
12/1 Resident Evaluations 

12/8 Shana Ratner

*All Hands
12/15 Kathy El-Amraoui


No Meeting - Holiday week
12/29 CANCELLED No Meeting - Holiday week

Last update 6/28/16