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  • David Zvara, MD Selected to Serve as UNC Hospitals CMO

    David Zvara, MD, will serve as the next chief medical officer for UNC Hospitals, effective Monday, Oct. 30. In June, UNC Hospitals announced Tom Ivester, MD, MPH, would move into a focused chief quality officer role upon the appointment of a new chief medical officer. The executive leadership restructuring will better support hospital operations as we strive … Read more

  • Matt Nielsen, MD Appointed to NQF Diagnostic Excellence Committee

    Matt Nielsen, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Urology and director of quality for UNC Faculty Physicians, has been appointed to the National Quality Forum (NQF) Diagnostic Excellence Committee, under the NQF Advancing Measurement of Diagnostic Excellence for Better Healthcare Initiative. In its report Improving Diagnosis in Health Care, the National Academy of Medicine states, … Read more


    The UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement’s annual Improvement Scholars and Fellows Symposium will feature clinician-led improvement initiatives. The Improvement Scholars program and IHQI Fellowship program aim to improve clinical effectiveness and patient safety by implementing proven and/or expert-recommended strategies and approaches.  REGISTER HERE