• Balfour Sartor, MD

    Sartor Named Crohn’s Disease Health Care Hero

    The National Liberty Museum honored Balfour Sartor, MD, with its inaugural Healthcare Hero in the Field of Crohn’s Disease for his decades of work to find better treatments for inflammatory bowel diseases. Balfour Sartor, MD R. Baltour Sartor, MD, the Midget Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology, received the inaugural Healthcare Hero in the Field of … Continued

  • Adam Brock, MD

    Senior Residents Match to Fellowships for 2019

    December Match Day marks a new celebration for the path ahead. Last week, the UNC Department of Medicine matched residents to fellowships, filling a variety of positions in its subspecialty training programs.  The fellowship match process starts the summer of third-year residency and ends in December. Applicants prepare applications, they interview, and they rank a list of prefer … Continued

  • Gary Winzelberg, Associate Professor of Geriatric Medicine & Associate Director of UNC's Palliative Care Program on "Serendipity" in the ICU

    Story Slam, Serendipity, and Advance Care Planning in the ICU

    UNC School of Medicine’s first UNC Story Slam gave physicians an opportunity to share stories about the personal experience of practicing medicine. Gary Winzelberg, Associate Professor of Geriatric Medicine and Associate Director for UNC’s Palliative Care Program speaks about “Serendipity” in the ICU.

  • Amy Shaheen, MD, MSc

    Shaheen Receives Craver Professor Award

    Amy Shaheen, MD, MSC, professor of clinical medicine, has been honored with the Craver Medical Student Teaching Award. The Craver Medical Student Teaching Award was established by UNC School of Medicine graduate Joseph M. Craver, MD, to honor outstanding teachers in internal medicine, pediatrics, and surgery who inspire and change the lives of medical students through their teach … Continued

  • Asher Schranz, MD

    Infective endocarditis increases more than tenfold in North Carolina

    The opioid epidemic is reshaping the epidemiology of heart valve infection, according to a new study led by Asher Shranz, MD, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

  • Ric Boucher, MD

    UNC School of Medicine researchers receive $9.96 million U.S. DoD grant

    The US Department of Defense tabbed UNC Marsico Lung Institute researchers led by Richard Boucher, MD, and Ilona Jaspers, PhD, to study the adverse effects of inhaling toxic fumes from burn pits in the field.

  • Sam Cykert, MD

    A Population Health Approach to Dramatically Reduce Heart Disease Risk

    UNC School of Medicine doctors enlisted a network of health care professionals from small primary care practices and used data analytics to help identify North Carolinians at risk for cardiovascular disease. Primary care doctors could use this approach to dramatically reduce heart disease risk for tens of thousands of people across the state.

  • Balfour Sartor, MD

    Sartor Named Crohn’s Disease Health Care Hero

    The National Liberty Museum honored Balfour Sartor, MD, with its inaugural Healthcare Hero in the Field of Crohn’s Disease for his decades of work to find better treatments for inflammatory bowel diseases.

  • Rethinking the Strip: $1.3 Million Will Put Discovery into Practice

    A landmark UNC study showed that the finger prick blood glucose test is unnecessary for most people with type 2 diabetes, and now researchers Laura Young, MD, PhD from the division of endocrinology, and Katrina Donahue, MD, MPH from family medicine have been awarded $1.3 million to implement their findings across the country.

  • Dr. Anne Peery (Credit: Brian Strickland)

    Wall Street Journal Features Gastroenterology’s Dr. Anne Peery

    A new Wall Street Journal article tells how gastroenterologists are rethinking the cause and the treatment of diverticular disease.