Hugh Smith

Director of Trainee and Faculty Pipeline Initiatives

Hugh Smith, a native of New Orleans, earned his BS in Biology and Society from Cornell University and his MS in Athletics Administration from North Carolina Central University. Hugh joined the UNC School of Medicine in 2013 as Associate Director for Faculty Pipeline Initiatives and leads the SOM Resident Diversity Initiatives. Mr. Smith has developed resident recruitment events, such as the Carolina First Look, and the Back to Carolina program in an effort to build a more diverse community of medical students, trainees, faculty, and staff. Hugh has lived in Chapel Hill since the year 2000 with his wife, Giselle, and their three sons, Noble, Aydan, and Micah.