• New Grants

    Congratulations to our faculty who have secured new grants in the Department of Medicine, October 15-November 15. Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Carla M. P. Ribeiro, PhD, was awarded a $250,000 grant from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to study novel targets for CF airway mucus production. Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology Dan Jonas, MD, MPH … Continued

  • New Grants

    Congratulations to our faculty and fellows who have secured new grants in the Department of Medicine, October 15-November 15. Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Carla M. P. Ribeiro, PhD, was awarded a $250,000 grant from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to study novel targets for CF airway mucus production. Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology Dan Jo … Continued

  • Accolades and Awards

    Congratulations to department faculty who received the following accolades and awards, October 15-November 15. Arlene E. Chung, MD, MHA, MMCi, will be inducted into the second cohort of Fellows of the American Medical Informatics Association (FAMIA). Read more. Erin Finn, MD, received the 2019 Cefalo House Office Award. Read more. Barbara LeVarge, MD, was featured in UNC’s Caroli … Continued

  • Department of Medicine Welcomes New Faculty

    Welcome to our new faculty who joined the Department of Medicine, September 1-November 1, 2019. Tara Alin, MSN Instructor Division of Hematology/Oncology Ju Youn Beak, PhD Assistant Professor Division of Cardiology Marcella Boynton, PhD Assistant Professor Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology Mark Kleman, DO Assistant Professor Division of Nephrology and Hyperte … Continued

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  • Adam Brock, MD

    Memorial service for Adam Brock on November 16

    Updated: A memorial service for Adam Brock is planned for 4 pm, Saturday, November 16 at Chapel of the Cross, 304 E. Franklin Street in Chapel Hill. The service will be followed by a light meal in the fellowship hall. The UNC Department of Medicine mourns the loss of one of our own. Dr. Adam Brock, a fellow in the division of cardiology, passed away Friday, October 18, 2019.  Dr. … Continued

  • SNS-GFP

    Research Highlights: Nephrology and Hypertension

    New Research in ANCA Vasculitis This research is a successful collaboration between basic and translational scientists, epidemiologists, geneticists, and nephropathologists. The themes of the projects mirror questions that patients frequently ask: what causes their disease, what will make their disease better or worse, and what will assure that their disease goes into remission a … Continued

  • New Grants

    Congratulations to our faculty who have secured new grants in the Department of Medicine, September 1-October 15. Division of Geriatric Medicine Laura Hanson, MD, MPH, will lead NIA’s new IMPACT Collaboratory’s Patient and Caregiver Reported Outcomes (PCRO) Core, funded by a five-year, $1.4 million grant. Learn more. Division of Hematology/Oncology Lisa Carey, MD, will receive $4 … Continued

  • Medicine Residency group photo

    UNC’s board pass rate for residents exceeds national average

    The UNC Department of Medicine is pleased to acknowledge that the UNC Internal Medicine Residency Program has been recognized for achieving a 100% board pass rate, and a 99% five-year board pass rate, higher than the national average of 88-91%. Passing ABIM boards demonstrate that physicians have met rigorous standards and have the clinical judgment, skills and attitudes essentia … Continued

  • Richard Loeser, MD and Leigh Callahan, PhD

    Loeser, Callahan participate in first annual osteoarthritis fellowship in training meeting

    Richard Loeser, MD, and Leigh Callahan, PhD, led discussions at the recent “OA FIT Bootcamp” meeting for fellows. The event was the first annual Osteoarthritis FIT (Fellows In Training) meeting, hosted by the Arthritis Foundation and the Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation, giving young investigators and clinician scholars an opportunity to engage in interactive lectures … Continued