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    Dr. Seth A. Berkowitz earns Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement

      Seth A. Berkowitz, MD, MPH, an associate professor in the Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology in the Department of Medicine, is one of four UNC faculty members awarded the 2022 Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement. The Hettleman Prizes were established in 1986 by the late Phillip Hettleman, a member of the Carolina clas … Continued

  • Faculty and Residents Honored by UNC SOM Student Government

    The UNC School of Medicine Student Government, previously known as the Whitehead Medical Society in honor of Dr. Richard H. Whitehead, held the Fall Convocation and Award Ceremony. The Department of Medicine was well represented during the award ceremony. Lindsay Wilson, MD, MPH, associate professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine, was selected by the senior class for the L … Continued

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    Dr. Christopher Klipstein Turns the Page as Clerkship Director

    Christopher Klipstein, MD, has won over 25 teaching awards, been a role model for thousands of medical students and has transformed the Hospital, Interventional and Surgical Care (HISC) course, also known as the Medicine Clerkship. As he turns the page on his 20-year run as clerkship director, he feels lucky to have landed what he sees as, “the perfect job.” This course plays a p … Continued

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    Congratulations, Carolina Care Excellence Awardees!

    Every year, UNC Hospitals conducts the Press Ganey Medical Practice survey to obtain input from patients. Patients are asked if they would refer their provider’s practice to friends and family in the survey. Over the last year, 154 providers within UNC Hospitals received the highest recommendation from more than 89 percent of their patients, putting them in the top quartile natio … Continued

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    Dr. Alyssa Tilly Receives Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Physicians Award

    The Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Physicians Award is an honor only six physicians every two years receive. Alyssa Tilly, MD, assistant professor in the Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, and the UNC Palliative Care Program, has been named a 2022 recipient. “I was overwhelmed with gratitude,” Dr. Tilly said. “I feel so fortunate to be able to work in a field … Continued

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    Felix Elected Vice-Chair of the American Academy of Neurology AB Baker Section for Neurological Education

    Ana C.G. Felix, MBBCh, FAAN, an associate professor in the Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology and the Department of Neurology, has been elected Vice-Chair of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) AB Baker Section for Neurological Education. Dr. Felix holds the Ray ’62 and Christine Hayworth Medical Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor, co-leads the Neuros … Continued

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    Corbie-Smith Contributes to Duke Research Blog About Health Equity

    Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, Kenan Distinguished Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Social Medicine, contributed to the Duke Research Blog “What are Healthcare Researchers Doing to Address Health Equity.” and Director of the UNC Center for Health Equity Research contribu She recognizes that while disparities are complex, “they are certainly not unsolvable.” She emphasizes … Continued

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    Corbie-Smith, Fernandez Author Book Highlighting Vital Role of Community Based Change in Achieving Health Equity

    Leading Community Based Changes in the Culture of Health in the US – Experiences in Developing the Team and Impacting the Community is available through IntechOpen, the world’s largest publisher of Open Access books. Co-edited by Claudia S.P. Fernandez, DrPH, and Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, Kenan Distinguished Professor for the Departments of Medicine and Social Medicine, healthcar … Continued

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    Berkowitz Publishes Evaluation of a Nonemergency Medical Transportation Benefit for UNC Health Alliance ACO

    Nonemergency medical transportation benefits, often using smartphone application–based ridesharing services, are increasingly being offered as part of population health management programs. In a new paper published in this month’s issue of Health Affairs, Seth Berkowitz, MD, MPH, and coauthors conducted a mixed-methods evaluation of a nonemergency medical transportation benefit o … Continued