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    Highlighting Geriatric Medicine During June Awareness for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

    June is the nationally recognized month to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s and other dementias that affect memory, and behavior, conditions that affect the majority of people who are 65 and older. It’s also a great time to spotlight Geriatric Medicine and the work our geriatricians are doing in education and research, to serve the aging and help them age well. Following is a lo … Continued

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    Ketchem Receives the Bondurant-Ehringhaus Award

    Corey Ketchem, MD, was awarded the Bondurant-Ehringhaus Award, which recognizes a current second year internal medicine resident or a second or third med-peds resident, and provides a stipend to support the conduct and presentation of ongoing research. The majority of Ketchem’s research has been conducted with Evan Dellon, MD, MPH, professor medicine in the division of gastroente … Continued

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    UNC Medical Center Awarded for High Performance in Treating Heart Attack Patients

    UNC Medical Center has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR “Chest Pain ̶MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award” for 2021, one of only 212 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. The award recognizes UNC’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients, and signifies that cardiology providers have reached an … Continued

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    Bynum Receives the Mary and Thomas Hudson Distinguished Professorship

    Deb Bynum, MD, MMEL, FACP, has been awarded the Mary and Thomas Hudson Distinguished Professorship in the Division of Geriatric Medicine. On Thursday, June 3, residents held a surprise party to celebrate her. “Being a distinguished professor is a wonderful honor, and today we honor you Dr. Bynum, as maybe one of the only internal medicine program directors in the US that is now a … Continued

  • Emily Ray

    Ray Receives ASCO Conquer Cancer Grant Award

    Emily Ray, MD, MPH, has received a three-year Conquer Cancer Career Development Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology for a study that will evaluate and validate the use of a prognostic calculator for 30-day mortality in patients with metastatic breast cancer. The project aims to improve outcomes for patients by providing evidence-based estimates of prognosis, and … Continued

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    Medicine’s Value-Care Action Group Announces Awardees and Projects for FY-2022

    The Department of Medicine’s ‘Value-Care Action Group’ is pleased to announce the following awardees and projects for FY-2022. Endocrinology Morgan Jones, MD, will lead a project focused on identifying inpatients at high-risk for hypoglycemic events in order to intervene prior to a problem. This project will extend the work that endocrinology has led through VCAG for the past sev … Continued

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    Caribbean-American Heritage, LGBTQ Pride and Juneteenth

    National Caribbean-American Heritage Month – Our Shared History, Our Shared Future This June marks the 13th National Caribbean-American Heritage Month. The theme for this year is “Our Shared History, Our Shared Future.” The commemoration of Caribbean-American Heritage Month reminds Americans that our greatness lies in our diversity. Caribbean immigrants from founding father, Alex … Continued

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    Congratulations to Recent AOA Inductees in Medicine

    Election to Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) is a prestigious accomplishment, signifying a lasting commitment to scholarship, leadership, professionalism and service. Membership in the society is a lifelong honor and recognizes a physician’s dedication to the profession and art of healing. Congratulations to the following individuals from the UNC Department of Medicine who were recently i … Continued

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    Arthritis, Allergy and Lupus Awareness in May

    Arthritis Awareness Month – Osteoarthritis Studies May is Arthritis Awareness Month. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis, and researchers at the UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center are nationally and internationally recognized for their work in basic, translational, and clinical OA research. The UNC Core Center for Clinical Research, or CCCR, provides a va … Continued

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    Being a Food Allergy Dad Makes Him a Better Allergy Doctor

    Edwin Kim, MD, shares his experience and expertise on food allergies in the podcast “Being a Food Allergy Dad Makes Him a Better Food Allergy Doctor.” Kim is the associate professor of medicine and pediatrics, and division chief of pediatric allergy. The podcast offers a wealth of information about food allergy testing and diagnostics. Kim’s discusses how his patients and researc … Continued