Family Medicine Center News

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.
UNC Family Medicine Sponsors Living Healthy Open House
Living Healthy is a chronic disease self-management program. Please join us on Tuesday, August 30, from 4pm to 6pm to learn more about Living Healthy as well as connect with other people in the community who are living with a chronic disease -- either as a patient or a caregiver.
Excited for the Grand Re-Opening of the Family Medicine Center
To keep up with burgeoning local demand, the UNC Family Medicine Center is growing. Not only growing, but transforming. It's all part of the department's vision of becoming more patient-centered through a top-down renovation and a complete re-engineering of its core processes.
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!
What Is Quality Spiritual Care in Health Care and How Do You Measure It?
Spiritual care has long been an important part of health care, but now health care experts are beginning to measure it with the goal of being able to interpret the impact of spiritual care on health outcomes. Dr. Tim Daaleman is part of a panel who recently developed the first evidence-based measures for quality spiritual care.