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Serving North Carolina

Our goal is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine,
a promise that we make to our students and to the people of North Carolina.

Making North Carolina Healthier

Reducing Cardiovascular Risk Across North Carolina

UNC School of Medicine researchers and collaborators used a population health intervention to prevent an estimated 6,000 heart attacks, strokes, and deaths due to cardiovascular disease at 219 North Carolina clinics.

Making an Impact on Homelessness

The UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health, in partnership with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, established the HomeLink program to integrate occupational therapy into Center services and outreach initiatives.

Training North Carolina’s Health Leaders and Scientists

FIRST Program Accepts Seventh Class

The FIRST program is an accelerated medical degree program with direct progression into a North Carolina residency program and following training, service in a rural and/or underserved area of North Carolina.

A Legacy for Healthcare in Western NC

With a successful medical career in the North Carolina mountains behind him, Frank Moretz, MD ’75, isn’t resting on his laurels. His legacy gift aims to build the medical pipeline and close the care gap in western North Carolina.

Helping North Carolina Through COVID-19

Q&A: Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine

Carolina was a site for the study of the protein-based treatment, which has advantages in design, delivery and storage, says study lead Cindy Gay, MD, MPH.

UNC Health

North Carolina’s Largest Academic Health System

With more than 3,000 physicians, 14 hospitals and 500 clinics across the Tar Heel state, UNC Health is expanding access to care for North Carolina communities.