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Vital Signs

The UNC School of Medicine’s Vital Signs email newsletter is distributed each Thursday afternoon to all members of the School of Medicine community as well as partners across UNC Health and UNC-Chapel Hill.

The newsletter shares updates including:

  • Leadership messages
  • News coverage of the School of Medicine
  • Research accomplishments
  • Awards
  • Important deadlines
  • Clinical updates for providers

You can contact the Vital Signs team at with questions about newsletter content or to subscribe.

And you can share your news for Vital Signs online using the ‘Submit News‘ tool on the UNC Health Newsroom website.

Please send in your news as early as possible. The deadline to submit content for each week’s newsletter is Wednesday at noon.


Tenacity is a quarterly e-newsletter sent to academic health care leaders across North Carolina and the United States that highlights the academic, research and clinical work being done by the UNC School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, across North Carolina and around the world.

For more information about this publication, email

Service to North Carolina

Our goal is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine, a promise made to the people of North Carolina.

We elevate stories of UNC School of Medicine service across the Tar Heel State on our state service page.

School of Medicine Staff

Monthly virtual Touchpoint 20 events communicate important resources and updates to UNC School of Medicine staff members.

Past topics have included:

  • Cybersecurity best practices
  • Research mission updates
  • DEI updates
  • And more

Find more information, including recordings of past events and updates on future events, online.