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  • Asian American Faculty Association Meet and Greet at Hawkers Sept 19, 2023

    AAFA members met for our Second annual Meet and Greet to eat and chat. Good food was provided by Hawkers (duck bao, roti, spring rolls, coconut shrimp, and more!). Charlie, Jen Tang’s 3-year old was able to come and added to the fun. We only wish Emily had brought Kim Chi, her award winning photogenic … Read more

  • AAFA Virtual Meeting Related to Traumatic Events of August 28, 2023 on UNC Campus

    On Sept 9, one week after the fatal campus shooting of Dr. Zijie Yan by UNC graduate student Tailei Qi, AAFA convened a panel of UNC faculty to discuss concerns and present coping opportunities. Drs. Nadia Charguia, Michelle Floris-Moore, Jimmy Chen, and Nate Thomas presented options for coping and answered questions. These are included below. … Read more

  • Dr. Chang and Kimchi Raise Thousands for Local Animal Rescue

    What does NoDa Brewing Company and Dr. Emily Chang have in common? They both love Kimchi, the dog. Dr. Chang adopted Kimchi from a rescue organization, saving her before she was placed in a high kill shelter. She is Dr. Chang’s first pup and the two were a bonded pair almost instantly. Over the last … Read more

  • Dr. Joan Taylor, Director of Faculty Advancement, AAFA Promotion Talk

    Dr. Joan Taylor, Director of Faculty Advancement for School of Medicine, was invited to discuss the process for promotion from Assistant to Associate Professor and Associate to Full Professor with AAFA members. This is a recording of a virtual discussion from Wednesday 4/12/23 at 5 pm.

  • AAFA celebrates Chinese New Year!

    AAFA celebrated Chinese New Year at Alice Chuang’s house. Alice made and brought food for 100 people! We made dumplings, had Chinese food from Jade Palace (Mapo Tofu, walnut shrimp, chow fun, eggplant/broccoli, sesame chicken, tons of sushi). Alice never wants you to feel hungry so she also ordered eclairs, cookies, fruit, macaroons and endless … Read more

  • Dr. Esther Choo Speaks to AAFA

    Dr. Esther Choo, Professor of Emergency Medicine at Oregon Health Sciences and co-founder and board member of Time’s Up spoke for AAFA on Tuesday 12/6/2022.

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    Dr. Van Le Visits Vietnam

    Dr. Linda Van Le recently returned from a trip to Danang Vietnam where, as part of our global oncology fellowship, The UNC Gyn Oncology team spent time operating, seeing patients, teaching.  

  • Asian American Faculty Association members at a Meet and Greet on Tuesday, May 31st 2022

    Asian American Faculty Association Meet and Greet at Hawkers 5/31/22

    The Asian American Faculty Association (AFA) had a Meet and Greet at Hawkers on Tuesday, May 31. We feasted on Korean spicy wings, golden wontons, beef bulgogi skewers, and more! All yummy! It was so great that Dr. Nichols, our Associate Dean from the Office for DEI, could join us. We also had an opportunity … Read more

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