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  • Internal Medicine Residency Program Holds Noon Conference Series EMBRACE: “Ending Medical Bias and Racism by Advocating for Change and Equity”

    Attitudes and behaviors of medical providers have been identified as one of the many factors that can contribute to health disparities. Implicit bias describes thoughts and feelings that people unknowingly hold and express automatically, without conscious awareness. Project EMBRACE, the acronym for “Ending Medical Bias and Racism by Advocating for Change and Equity” was a collabo … Continued

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    The Power in Our Hands: Addressing Racism in the Workplace

    An essay written by Marjory Charlot, MD, MPH, MSc, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, recounts a recent experience with racism directed towards her from a patient on the inpatient oncology service. The incident occurred during morning rounds while she was supervising two medical interns. Charlot writes how she was “caught off guard” when her white elderly patient, wit … Continued

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    Medicine Introduces New Diversity Champions: Rosengren-Hovee and Jones Tell Why They Became Champions

    Racial and ethnic diversity among healthcare professionals is crucial to providing high quality healthcare that is accessible, equitable, and culturally competent. The provision of culturally competent healthcare requires a community that thinks intentionally about inclusion at all levels. It also requires a workforce that represents the population and communities that are served … Continued

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    Featured Resident: Dillon Cockrell, MD

    Dr. Dillon Cockrell is from Eastern North Carolina and plans to pursue a specialty in hematology and oncology. In his free time, he enjoys sports, the outdoors and spending time with his Goldendoodle, Merritt.

  • Helen Claire West, MD

    Featured Physician: Helen Claire West, MD

    Helen Claire West, MD, is clinical associate professor in the division of general medicine and medical director of the UNC Panther Creek Internal Medicine Faculty Practice (opening in Fall, 2019)

  • Khadijah Bhatti, MD

    Dr. Khadijah Bhatti is from High Point, NC, and she graduated from Duke University and the UNC School of Medicine. She says she appreciates North Carolina in all of its complicated glory, and she can’t wait to see what her class can accomplish by working together.

  • Claire K. Larson, MD

    Featured Physician: Claire K. Larson, MD

    Dr. Claire Larson is clinical assistant professor of geriatric medicine.

  • Ria Dancel, MD, FAAP

    Featured Physician: Ria Dancel, MD

    Dr. Ria Dancel is an associate professor of medicine and pediatrics in the division of hospital medicine. She’s also associate chief for education and director of UNC’s Medicine Procedure Service. Dr. Dancel specializes in care of hospitalized adults and children, bedside ultrasound at the point of care, ultrasound guided procedures and resident education.

  • Marvin McBride, MD, MBA

    Featured Physician: Marvin McBride, MD, MBA

    Dr. Marvin McBride is assistant clinical professor of geriatric medicine and medical director of The Cedars of Chapel Hill Retirement Community.

  • Meredith Gilliam, MD

    Featured Physician: Meredith Gilliam, MD

    Dr. Meredith Gilliam is an assistant clinical professor in the division of geriatric medicine.