UNC Family Medicine Welcomes UNC Physician Assistant Students

Family Medicine offers a unique clinic experience to the first class of PA students. FEBRUARY 2017 — In January 2016, UNC School of Medicine started the Physician Assistant (PA) Program, funded in part by a generous donation from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, the Kenan Foundation, and UNC. One year later, the … Continued

Thomas Bodenheimer MD, MPH to speak at 13th Annual Huntley Lecture

Dr. Thomas Bodenheimer is founding director of the Center for Excellence in Primary Care and co-author of the seminal article “From Triple to Quadruple Aim: Care of the Patient Requires Care of the Provider.” On March 1st, the 13th Annual Huntley Lecture will be held at the Kenan Center of the Kenan-Flagler Business School. This … Continued

UNC Family Medicine faculty member, teacher, and researcher Anthony J. Viera has been selected to join the Physician Board at the American Health Council

UNC Family Medicine faculty Anthony Viera will contribute his expertise in Family Medicine, epidemiology, population health, and evidence-based medicine. UNC Family Medicine faculty member, teacher, and researcher Anthony J. Viera has been selected to join the Physician Board at the American Health Council. The American Health Council is an organization dedicated to health awareness and … Continued

Cigar warning labels are not equally believable among adolescents

Less than 50 percent of surveyed teens found it ‘very believable’ that cigars are not a safe alternative to cigarettes, according to a first-of-its-kind UNC School of Medicine study.