Carolina First Look

Carolina First Look is an opportunity for medical students who are preparing for the residency application process to visit the UNC School of Medicine & Health Care System to learn more about available specialty medical programs for residents.


The Carolina First Look is August 28 - 29, 2015 (Friday Evening & Saturday)


Registration for the Carolina First Look is free. Please click here to register for the 2015 Carolina First Look go to this link:

Deadline to register for the 2015 Carolina First Look has been extended till Thursday, August 27.


Allopathic and osteopathic medical students in their second year and above are invited to attend this event.


Hotel: We have reserved a block of rooms at the Aloft Chapel Hill ( It is a 5 minute drive from the hotel to the UNC Health Sciences Campus.

The rooms reserved have been discounted to $109.00 per night (rates are available until Friday, August 14).

Aloft Chapel Hill reservations may be made by clicking on the link given below.

Start date: 8/28/15

End date: 8/29/15

Last day to book: 8/14/15


Friday Evening, August 28th
4 - 6pm | UNC Hospitals Tour, NC Cancer Hospital
6:30pm | Welcome Reception


Saturday Morning, August 29th
7:45am | Registration and Breakfast
8:30am | Opening Remarks
9:00am | Resident Panel Discussion
10:00 | Networking and Refreshment Break
10:15am | Program Directors Panel Discussion
11:15 | Residency Fair Opens



Saturday Afternoon, August 29th
11:30am | Affinity Table Luncheon with Faculty Leaders and Residents
1:00pm | Keynote Speaker
1:30pm | Departmental Tours, Clinical Simulations, and Robotics Demonstrations
3:00pm | Recognition and Closing Remarks




For more information, contact Hugh Smith ( or Rachel Quinto (



2014 Carolina First Look: The inaugural Carolina First Look program occurred on August 22 - 23, 2014 on the campus of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and Health Care System. Many thanks to our UNC faculty, residents, and staff as well as the participants for making this a successful event.