UNC Family Medicine to host STFM pre-conference workshop

Kick-off the 50th Anniversary of the Society for Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) by joining us on May 5th for a half-day leadership training session led by UNC Faculty Development Fellowship program faculty. We will address common leadership challenges while demonstrating effective teaching strategies. Dr. Tommy Koonce leads the fellowship program initiative. UNC Faculty Development … Continued

Flavors influence appeal and use of most tobacco products, especially for youth

UNC researchers led by Dr. Adam Goldstein concluded in a study published in Tobacco Control that banning non-menthol flavors like fruit and candy could reduce use of most tobacco products across the globe, especially among adolescents. Tobacco products like cigarettes and e-cigarettes are more appealing and are considered less harmful, especially to younger people, when … Continued

High blood pressure? Not me.

High blood pressure is a serious health risk that opens people up to heart attacks and heart disease, strokes, diabetes and other illnesses, but is medication the answer? If you’re among the one in three people with hypertension, it’s important to treat it. But how do you know for sure? What is hypertension? High blood … Continued

John T. Henley Sr. Endowment Launched to Provide Training for Family Medicine Leaders

Established in 2011 to honor former Senator Henley’s advocacy for family medicine in North Carolina and across the country, the endowment has grown with the help of his family, friends and colleagues. Now, closing in on the $150,000 goal, the endowment will support activities to develop strong leadership in the discipline of family medicine. On … Continued