• Seth Berkowitz, MD, MPH

    Berkowitz Study Recognized in Washington Post

    Seth Berkowitz, MD, MPH, assistant professor in general medicine and clinical epidemiology, is featured in the Washington Post article “Food for thought–And Health.” He explains the association between medically tailored meals and healthcare use, based on his study published last year in JAMA Internal Medicine. Results of the study showed patients who received medically tailored … Continued

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    The Amy Shaheen, MD, Fund for Student Research and Quality Improvement Immerses Students in the Concepts of Quality Improvement.

    A UNC School of Medicine alumnus, and patient, honors his internist Amy Shaheen, MD, by establishing a fund for student research and quality improvement. The fund supports a six-week quality improvement fellowship that exposes medical students to systems and approaches that create space for a physician to focus on patient care, and then to implement improvements in a real-world p … Continued

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    UNC Medicine Clinic at Panther Creek Opens After Months of Planning

    After months of construction and planning, UNC Health Care at Panther Creek, located at the corner of Highway 55 and McCrimmon Parkway, officially opened on January 21, 2020, placing department of medicine specialists from internal medicine, cardiology, pulmonology and nephrology alongside a variety of UNC Health Care entities, to better serve the growing population of western Wa … Continued

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    Ratner Will Receive National Leadership Award

    Shana Ratner, MD, FACP, associate professor of medicine in the division of general medicine and clinical epidemiology, and section chief for education and clinical practice, has been selected to receive the 2020 Association of Chiefs and Leaders of General Medicine Leadership Award. The award will be presented on May 6, at the ACLGIM Annual Dinner in Birmingham, AL. Ratner will b … Continued

  • Seth Berkowitz, MD, MPH

    New York Times Features Berkowitz Study in Article About Access to Food Stamps

    The Department of Agriculture defines food insecurity as a lack of consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy lifestyle. A new rule may take away food stamps from nearly 700,000 Americans by tightening work requirements, estimated to save almost $8 billion over five years. Seth Berkowitz, MD, a professor of medicine in the division of general medicine and clinical ep … Continued

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    Self-Service Kiosks Serve Patients at UNC Internal Medicine Clinic

    The UNC Internal Medicine Clinic introduced two self-service kiosks last month, tied to the UNC Health Care electronic medical records system. Using a touchscreen, patients can now check in for appointments, update personal information, make payments and perform other routine tasks that speed up the check in process. Check out will continue to be completed by staff. “Feedback fro … Continued

  • Weil-Amy

    Week of wellness promotes provider health

    Wellness champion Amy Weil, MD, invites colleagues to submit questions and share perspectives on institutional well-being, to inspire actionable insights. Wellness Expo Week kicks off this Monday, November 18, sponsored by the Office of Faculty Affairs & Leadership Development and the UNC School of Medicine Well-Being Committee. Amy Weil, MD, professor of general medicine and … Continued

  • Seth Berkowitz, MD, MPH

    New York Times opinion article highlights Berkowitz study

    A study by Seth Berkowitz, MD, MPH, in the division of general medicine and epidemiology, showing medical tailored meals are associated with fewer hospital and skilled nursing admissions, is recognized in this New York Times article.

  • Dan Jonas, MD, MPH

    Jonas awarded $2.2 million grant to address unhealthy alcohol use

    (Republished from the UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom) The UNC School of Medicine is one of six grantees in a new $16 million federal initiative to help primary care practices increase efforts to address patients’ unhealthy alcohol use. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), announced th … Continued

  • Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc

    Giselle Corbie-Smith receives Edward Graham Kidder Award

    (Republished from the UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom.) The Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award recognizes distinguished service to the state, the nation, and the university by a faculty member. This year, the award was presented to Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc, as part of the University Day ceremony on October 12 in Memorial Hall. Corbie-Smith is the … Continued