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  • Featured Physician: Samuel R. Wilson, MD, MSCR

    Dr. Samuel R. Wilson is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Hematology. He is interested in the management of individuals with sickle cell disease and other red blood cell disorders. Specifically, Dr. Wilson’s work is aimed at understanding the unique complications in the aging sickle cell population and figuring out ways of improving the overall health of these … Continued

  • Drs. Floris-Moore, Eron lead Joint ID/CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Fellowship Program

    The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has selected 11 infectious diseases (ID) programs for the first Joint ID/CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Fellowship. With funding from the CDC, IDSA launched this joint pilot program for ID physicians who are interested in the CDC’s EIS. The four-year pil … Continued

  • JARS: Interns Transition into Upper Level Residence

    The Department of Medicine’s interns are taking another plunge into the deep end as they transition into upper level residents. The JARS conference brought them together to celebrate this accomplishment as well as reiterate that their first year of residency has taught them how to swim. Dr. Katie Allen, outpatient chief resident, who is helping guide the interns to success, remem … Continued

  • Undergraduate Medical Education Updates from Koyal Jain and Ashley Henderson

    Hello everyone, Hope you are all enjoying the spring and have some time off during the summer. There are some changes occurring in the world of undergraduate medical education and we wanted to provide updates. In the Application Phase of TEC (Translational Education at Carolina), there will be new leadership. After over 20 years as either the director of the Hospital, Interventio … Continued

  • Match Day 2022: Welcome to the Class of 2022

    For medical students, “Match Day” is one of the most thrilling and unforgettable moments of their lives. As they open their envelopes, decorative boxes, and other means of message delivery, students are imbued with the knowledge of where the next steps of their medical education will be. On March 18th, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Internal Medicine Residency … Continued

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    LAM Foundation Names UNC ILD Center the First Rare Lung Disease Clinic in NC or Virginia.

    Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is a rare and progressive lung disease that primarily affects women and has no known cure. The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Interstitial Lung Disease Center (UNC ILD Center) is pleased to announce that UNC has been chosen to be the first LAM and Rare Lung Disease Clinic in North Carolina or Virginia. There are 35 LAM and Rare Lung Disea … Continued

  • Tiffany Long

    Dr. Tiffany Long: A Journey into Geriatrics

    Tiffany Long, MD is a graduate of the UNC School of Medicine. As a med student, she received the 2018 Salber-Phillips Award. Currently, she is a 2021-2022 UNC Geriatric Fellow. Tiffany’s journey into geriatrics started in medical school, where she was exposed to geriatric medicine and fell in love with the patient population. Meeting Fascinating People What attracted her to geria … Continued

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    Meet Julie Golding, Residency Program Coordinator

    Julie Golding joined the Internal Medicine Residency Program as the new program coordinator in May. But she’s not new to the School of Medicine. Read about a project she developed with general medicine faculty and why she wanted to join the residency program. What brought you to the Department of Medicine? I have been at UNC for over 12 years, working in program development and o … Continued

  • Joshua-zeidner

    Zeidner Discusses Pevonedistat Which Shows Promising Partner Potential for HMAs in Higher-Risk MDS

    Joshua F. Zeidner, MD, discussed the role hypomethylating agents (HMAs) have played in the treatment of higher-risk myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) in a recent OncLive report. He shared data that shows promising emerging agents like pevonedistat that can be combined with HMAs to improve outcomes for certain patient subsets. “We really have not had any new agents for patients with … Continued

  • Ross Boyce, MD, MSc

    Boyce Awarded Doris Duke Funding for Malaria Study in Uganda

    The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation has awarded Ross Boyce, MD, MSc, a 2021 Clinical Scientist Development Award for his research proposal entitled, “Getting malaria off the back of women and children in western Uganda,” which aims at reducing the incidence of malaria among infants and young children in rural Uganda. Boyce, an assistant professor in UNC’s Division of Infectious … Continued