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Incoming residents hit the ground running in Raleigh

Incoming and returning Preventive Medicine Residents traveled to Raleigh on July 24th to meet with various agencies with the State Health Department.  They spoke with the Medical Director of the Communicable Disease Branch, Branch Head of the Public Health Preparedness and Response Branch, State Health Director/Chief Medical Officer, Chief of Women’s and Children’s section, and … Read more

Building Bridges in the Steel City

Preventive Medicine Residents traveled to Pittsburgh in May to attend the annual ACPM meetings.  Pictured below, three of our residents, Matthew Hall, Cameron Coleman, and Emily Hanna, presented posters during the poster session.  Matthew Hall also co-presented the session “Protecting the Future of Preventive Medicine: To Privilege or not to Privilege.”  Program alumni were also … Read more

PrevMed hits the Capitol

Preventive Medicine Residents traveled to Raleigh for White Coat Wednesday in May.  WCWs are Legislative Advocacy Days organized by the NC Medical Society.  They give resident physicians the opportunity to learn about government affairs and policy decisions.  Each attendee meets one-on-one with their legislative representative, takes part in committee meetings and sees the General Assembly … Read more

Preventive Medicine takes Washington!

On March 14 and 15 the Preventive Medicine Residency traveled to DC to visit federal health and public health agencies.  Highlights included:  90 minutes with leadership of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMS), including the Chief Medical Officer, and a meeting with the Assistant Secretary of Health, who reports to HHS Secretary Alex … Read more