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amy weil

Amy Weil, MD, FACP, is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Social Medicine. She is a General Internist who practices and teaches medical students and residents at the Ambulatory Care Center. She serves as the Clinical Supervisor for the Internal Medicine Depression Screening and Treatment Program. Dr. Weil has taught for many years in our Medicine and Society and ICM (now CSD/CSI) courses for preclinical students. Since 2003 she has been a Medical Co-Director of the UNC Beacon Child and Family Program where she began the Carolina Men Care outreach to Men IPV prevention initiative and has been instrumental in integrating Human Trafficking into Beacon’s services. She also serves as Faculty Advisor for the medical student interest group IPVAA (Intimate Partner Violence Awareness and Action) and serves on the Board of

Kiran, a nonprofit agency assisting South Asian victims of gender based violence in the Triangle. She is Co- Course Director of the Healer’s Art Course. A Founding Member of the AOE, she has received their Clinical Preceptor Award in 2010. In 2008 she received the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award from the medical students and is the Faculty Advisor of UNC’s Gold Humanism Society. This year she is leading the UNC site of Passing the Torch: Fostering Medical Humanism Through Faculty Role Models, a multicenter Faculty Development Program. Since 2008 Dr. Weil has been a member of UNC’s Advisory College system. Three years ago she proposed a pilot program to be taught by the Advisors within the Inpatient Medicine 3rd year clerkship to assist students with processing issues related to the “hidden curriculum” and the Critical Incident Report sessions, which are the topic of this Faculty Development session, were born.

A native of New York City, Dr. Weil earned her college degree in History and Psychology from Yale in 1986. After several years working and taking premed classes she attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry where she was a Hoffman Scholar. Dr. Weil went on to the Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program where she served as Chief Resident. Since 1999 she has been on Faculty at UNC with a hiatus in 2006 for a year in Sri Lanka as a Fulbright Scholar, teaching about communication and culture and studying gender based violence.

November: Teaching Through a Critical Incident Curriculum — Amy Weil, MD

  • Monday 12th, 4:30-5:30pm, Bondurant G030
  • Wednesday 14th, 12-1pm, Bondurant 2030