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Alec Fields: Veteran Discovers Passion for Medicine Through Service

November 11, 2019

Alec Fields, a former fleet Marine force hospital corpsman, discovered a passion for medicine while in charge of the health and wellbeing of the Marines with whom he was stationed in Afghanistan. “I always knew I wanted to do something in medicine or in the medical field,” Fields said. “I loved the experience. It was … Read more

Medical Education “Airwaves and Educators” Podcast Launches with Co-Host Janelle Bludorn, PA-C and Clinical Assistant Professor

March 28, 2019

Janelle Bludorn, PA-C and a clinical assistant professor in Physician Assistant Studies, has launched a podcast alongside the PA colleagues, titled “Airwaves and Educators.” The medical education podcast focuses on physician assistant education and features the voices of three co-hosts to provide insight into scenarios a PA educator might encounter.  Bludorn said PA faculty are often trained … Read more

Physician Assistant Studies Professor Janelle Bludorn, PA-C, Featured in The Daily Tar Heel

March 22, 2019

The Daily Tar Heel, the student-run, award-winning newspaper at UNC-Chapel Hill, has featured Janelle Bludorn, PA-C and clinical assistant professor, in a recent article. The article highlights her accomplishments as the 2018 NC Physician Assistant of the Year, her work in point-of-care ultrasound, and as co-host of podcast “Airwaves and Educators.”

FemInEM Features Janelle Bludorn, PA-C, at TED-Style Annual Conference

February 18, 2019

FemInEM, an organization that works to provide resources for women working in emergency medicine, recently featured Janelle Bludorn, PA-C, and clinical assistant professor in Physician Assistant Studies, at its annual TED-style annual conference, FemInEM Idea Exchange. More than 800 women attended Bludorn’s talk, titled “Trust me, I’m Not a Doctor,” which focused on how physician … Read more