Skip to main content
  • fellowship-match-2021-thumbnail

    New Fellows Match to the Department of Medicine

    The National Resident Matching Program released results for the 2021 Medical Specialties Matching Program (MSMP) on December 1.  It is the organization’s largest Fellowship Match comprised primarily of Internal Medicine subspecialties. This year the national program matched more than 7,000 applicants to advanced training positions, the largest number on record. The Department of … Continued

  • Edwin-kim-newsworthy-week-december-10

    Newsworthy From the Department of Medicine, Week of December 10 – 16

    Following is a listing of news stories featuring UNC Department of Medicine faculty during the past week, starting Friday December 10, 2021. UNC infectious disease expert says benefits greatly outweigh risks in Pfizer booster for teens – Dr. David Wohl (CBS17) 10 tips to optimize oral immunotherapy for peanut allergy – Dr. Edwin Kim (Healio) Doctors are urging people to get vacci … Continued

  • Ed-Barnes-Sherman-Prize-Video

    Video Celebrates Dr. Edward Barnes, Recipient of the 2021 Sherman Emerging Leader Prize

    Edward L. Barnes, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology, recently received the 2021 Sherman Prizes and Sherman Emerging Leader Prize recognizing excellence in the field of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Watch the following video that celebrates his achievements. More information about the award can be found here.

  • david-wohl-discussing-mandate-removal-ABC 11

    Newsworthy From the Department of Medicine, Week of December 3 – 9, featuring Dr. David Wohl

    Following is a listing of news stories featuring UNC Department of Medicine faculty during the past week, starting Friday December 3, 2021. ‘No one is safe until everyone is safe’: Vaccination numbers across the world need to improve to beat COVID – Dr. David Wohl (CBS17) Why did the COVID numbers jump in N.C. last week? – Dr. David Wohl (Spectrum News) Hospitals fear being overr … Continued

  • david-wohl-discussing-mandate-removal-ABC 11

    What We Know–And Don’t Know–About the Omicron Variant

    Thanksgiving merriment was tempered with news of the new omicron COVID-19 variant, which was first detected in South Africa and found quickly in more than 20 countries. This has raised concerns among scientists and healthcare providers who were hoping to bring the pandemic under control in the coming months. Infectious diseases specialist David A. Wohl, MD, explained what we know … Continued

  • seth-berkowitz-social-interventions-on-type-2-diabetes

    Berkowitz Studies Impact of Social Interventions on Type 2 Diabetes

    Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine are working to better understand how addressing health-related social needs improves health outcomes for people with type 2 diabetes. The research is funded by a five-year, nearly $3 million award from the U.S. National Institutes of Health and led by Seth Berkowitz, M.D., M.P.H., a research fellow at the Center f … Continued

  • Myron Cohen, MD-ID-faculty-in-covid-news-dec-24-30

    UNC Health in the News: Experts Discuss the Omicron Variant 

    UNC Health and School of Medicine experts from the division of infectious diseases were featured in media outlets nationwide discussing the recently identified omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus. UNC expert says much to understand about omicron variant, featuring Dr. Myron Cohen (ABC 11)  When is omicron COVID variant coming to North Carolina?, featuring Dr. David Wohl (N& … Continued

  • emily-sickbert-cbs-17-wearing-a-mask

    Newsworthy From the Department of Medicine, Week of November 29 – December 2

    UNC researchers working to learn more about omicron variant as 1st case is identified in US – Drs. Melissa Miller and David Wohl (CBS 17) Worried about omicron? COVID’s delta strain remains a bigger threat, UNC doctors say – Drs. Melissa Miller and David Wohl (Charlotte Observer) COVID-19 Mask Recommendations Open New Chapter in Cover Story – Dr. Emily Sickbert-Bennett (Noozhawk) … Continued

  • Victor Garcia-Martinez, PhD-diversity-speaker-award-recipient

    Garcia Named Diversity Speaker Award Recipient

    Victor Garcia, PhD, was named the 2022 recipient of the International Society for Antiviral Research Diversity Speaker Award. UNC School of Medicine’s Craig Cameron, PhD, received the society’s inaugural award for 2021. Last year, the International Society for Antiviral Research (ISAR) created the Diversity Speaker Award to recognize an outstanding scientist of any group historic … Continued

  • hanukkah_december_D&I

    December Holidays and Disability Awareness

    The Most Wonderful Time of The Year Few months present as many multicultural celebrations as December, including Chanukah (Hanukkah), Christmas and Kwanzaa. These expressions of culture and religious traditions are all associated with “light,” a common holiday symbol representing hope for peace and understanding. The Department of Medicine would like to wish a happy holiday to al … Continued