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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

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    Department of Medicine Faculty Featured in School of Medicine 2021 Annual Research Report

    As we all desperately await a way to treat COVID-19, beyond prevention, the following publication has metrics that are incredible (following February publication, by December 2021 it had been accessed >107K times with a >1700 Altimetric).

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    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

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    Tilly Contributes to Palliative Medicine Seminar in Austria

    Alyssa Tilly, MD, assistant professor in the division of general medicine and clinical epidemiology, and director of palliative care for the UNC Project Malawi Cancer Program, was recently invited to contribute to a palliative medicine course in Austria. Practitioner participants represented 17 countries. She discussed her experience in a recent interview. How were you chosen for … Continued

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    Corbie-Smith Co-Authors Opinion Article on Data Inclusivity

    Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc, Kenan Distinguished Professor in Departments of Medicine and Social Medicine, and Director of the UNC Center for Health Equity Research, has co-authored an opinion piece for STAT with Warren Kibbe of the Duke Cancer Institute, calling for engaging communities “around how and why data affect them.” Read more from the UNC Health and UNC School of Medi … Continued