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Health leaders meet to improve community health

Family medicine meeting

UNC Family Medicine has recently been hosting a series of meetings featuring health leaders in eight surrounding counties to improve community health and well-being.

May 2018 Newsletter

May is Mental Health Awareness Month Your health care team at UNC Family Medicine wants to help you live your best life. In addition to highly ranked medical services, we provide a number of behavioral health services at the Family Medicine Center—from tobacco cessation to care management and resiliency services, we provide high-quality, judgement-free care. … Read more

UNC Researchers Funded by National Geographic to Study Retirement from the U.S. to Latin America

Philip Sloane, MD, MPH

Retiring south within the United States has long been a trend, but more and more Americans are retiring even further south, for reasons such as climate, cost of living, lifestyle, and affordable health care,” says Dr. Philip Sloane, the Elizabeth and Oscar Goodwin Distinguished Professor of Family Medicine and Geriatrics

UNC Family Medicine Reach Out and Read Program Receives Grant from Strowd Roses

Reading to child

UNC Family Medicine’s Reach Out and Read Program (ROAR) recently received a one year grant from the Strowd Roses, Inc. community grant program for the purchase of children’s books. ROAR is a nonprofit organization that incorporates books into pediatric care and encourages families to read out-loud together.