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Doctors Shouldn’t Recommend E-cigarettes to Smokers

UNC Family Medicine researchers point out in a commentary published in Annals of Family Medicine that existing treatments are more effective than e-cigarettes to help people quit smoking. CHAPEL HILL, NC – The health benefits of quitting smoking are widely accepted, but researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have taken issue … Continued

UNC Family Medicine Cuts Ribbon

Aaron Nelson, President of the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chamber of Commerce joins Dr. Sam Weir, Dr. Cristy Page, and Dr. Warren Newton to cut the ribbon welcoming the public into the Family Medicine Center to experience the redesigned patient flow. UNC Family Medicine Expanding Care Access for North Carolinians The Ribbon is Cut to Mark the … Continued

Former UNC Family Medicine resident shares his gifts around the world

Dr. John Parks, former UNC Family Medicine resident, has a passion for spreading Family Medicine across the globe. He is now teaching medical students and postgraduate registrars (residents) at the University of Malawi School of Medicine in southeast Africa. The family medicine department established its residency program just last year, and Parks has helped develop … Continued

UNC Family Medicine earns FITTEST company

UNC Family Medicine awarded FITTEST company award for employee participation in the Tar Heel 10 Miler for the second year in a row! The Tar Heel 10 Miler Corporate Challenge is a competition designed to honor the companies or organizations that best exemplify a commitment to health & wellness. The FITTEST company award goes to … Continued