Spotlight on Terra Beek, MSN, FNP-C

Terra Beek, MSN, FNP-C, started the Ortho APP fellowship in July. The program is part of a rural MSK health initiative and she is primarily at UNC Rockingham Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Eden. She is an experienced UNC ED RN and graduated from UNC SON in May of this year. She spent her final semester … Continued

Spotlight on Laura Blanchard

Laura Blanchard is a graduate of Campbell University, Busies Creek, North Carolina, where she received her Master’s in Physician Assistant Practice after first completing her undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree at East Carolina University. She currently works as a Physician Assistant in on the inpatient hematology/oncology unit at UNC Hospitals Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Laura … Continued

UNC’s 2nd Annual APP Recognition Week November 3 – 9, 2019

November 3 – 9, 2019 marked UNC’s 2nd Annual APP Recognition Week – Thank you to all our Advanced Practice Providers as we acknowledge all the invaluable contributions you make to patient care in our hospitals, outpatient clinics and other healthcare settings!

National Certified Nurse Midwives Recognition Week

National Midwifery Week is September 29 – October 5, 2019. National Midwifery Week was created by ACNM to celebrate and recognize midwives and the midwife-led care. Thank you to all our CNMs for the wonderful care you provide to women and their families!

Wakebrook Primary Care Hepatitis C Initiative

Hepatitis C has fast become an important Public Health concern in 2019, that if not treated, can lead to not only increased healthcare utilization costs in the coming years but can lead to poor quality of life for patients including cirrhosis, liver failure, and hepatocellular carcinoma.  According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), an … Continued

APPs at UNC Health Care have Big Hearts

APPs at UNC Health Care have Big Hearts SECU Family House Dinner On February 16, 2019, UNC CRNAs hosted a dinner at the SECU Family House in Chapel Hill. As part of celebrating CRNA week, Marcia Guine CRNA, MSN organizer of the event, thought it would be a great way to give back to the community.  … Continued

Janelle Bludorn, PA-C, Awarded NCAPA’s 2018 PA of the Year Award

Janelle is the first Physician Assistant Studies faculty member to receive this award since the program’s beginning in 2016. She is a clinical assistant professor with the UNC SOM Physician Assistant Studies Program and has been in practice for eight years as a PA in Emergency Medicine and women’s health. Please join with us to … Continued