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1-Day Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma
The UNC School of Medicine is offering 1 day Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma. Course designated for PGY4 and 5 Residents.
New Chair in the Division of GastroIntestinal Surgery
Alessandro Fichera, MD is the new Chief at the Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Dr. Kibbe Elected to National Academy of Medicine
Dr. Melina Kibbe was elected as a member of the National Academy of Medicine. Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.
A Decade of Hope Article on ESPN
ESPN’s Jason Ray 10 Year Anniversary Special, UNC Transplant Clinic
Luigi Pascarella has been named the new Surgery M4 Director
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Luigi Pascarella has been named the new Surgery M4 Director.
Kibbe joins fellow JAMA editors in publication of commentary on gun violence
This week, editors-in-chief of journals in the JAMA network published an editorial, "Death By Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis." Melina Kibbe, MD, Chair of the Department of Surgery and Editor-in-Chief of JAMA Surgery, is one of the co-authors.
Stephanie Lumpkin to Serve on Research Committee
Congratulations to Dr. Stephanie Lumpkin, who was elected to the Association for Academic Surgery's Clinical and Health Services Research Committee
Dr. Scott Hultman Joins Foundation Board
Dr. Scott Hultman, Distinguished Professor of Surgery, has been elected to serve on the Fresh Start Caring For Kids Board of Directors.
Dr. Patti and Schlottmann Featured in ACS Surgery News
The findings of a study of Dr. Patti and Dr. Schlottmann were recently reported in the June issue of ACS Surgery News, the official newspaper of the American College of Surgeons
Department of Surgery Summer Newsletter 2017
The Department of Surgery publishes a quarterly, online newsletter featuring the latest updates on our department's clinical, educational, and research developments along with a "Message from the Chair." Join us in welcoming our new team members and stay connected to learn about the exciting accomplishments of our faculty, trainees, staff, and alumni.
Dr. Felicia Williams Receives AAMC Award
Congratulations to Dr. Felicia Williams who received an AAMC Minority Faculty Leadership Development Award from the Office of Inclusive Excellence.
UNC Health Care Best Doctors Features UNC Surgeons
UNC Health Care's Best Doctors
Resident Wins Best Trauma Paper at NC-SC ACS Meeting
Jared Gallaher, MD wins Award
Ernest Grant re-elected as vice president of American Nurses Association
Grant has more than 30 years of nursing and leadership experience and is an internationally recognized burn-care and fire-safety expert. He serves as the burn outreach coordinator for the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center
Great Education with Vascular Simulation at the UNC Multidisciplinary Department of Surgery Simulation Center
Great Education with Vascular Simulation at the UNC Multidisciplinary Department of Surgery Simulation Center
2017 AWSF Award Winner Works Under Michelle Brownstein, MD
Ms. Mary Shen has been selected to receive the 2017 Patricia Numann Outstanding Medical Student Award for her outstanding contributions and leadership as a student.
GI Surgery Ranked #30 in US News and World Report Ratings
GI Surgery is #30 in US News and World Report Ratings
Stem Cell Therapy for Lung Fibrosis Conditions
A team of scientists has developed promising research towards a possible stem cell treatment for several lung conditions, such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and cystic fibrosis -- often-fatal conditions that affect tens of millions of Americans.
Ernest Grant, From Jam Salesman to National Leader
Since his early days as a Jaycee, when he sold jam to raise money for the still-young North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center, Ernest Grant, PhD, RN,FAAN, has been eager to support his community. Today he serves as the coordinator for the Burn Center’s internationally recognized Burn Prevention Program and was recently reelected as Vice President of the American Nurses Association. We sat down with Dr. Grant to learn more about what brought him to UNC, why advocacy is so important to burn care and what it means to be a leader.
UNC Plastic Surgery Featured as Best of Chapel Hill
Plastic Surgery featured in Chapel Hill Magazine