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Match Day 2024: Welcome Class of 2024

March 22, 2024

Years of hard work and dreams were folded into envelopes, decorative boxes and other means of message delivery. On March 15th, medical students discovered where their career journey would take them for residency. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Internal Medicine Residency Program paired 28 categorical residents, two Physician Scientist Training Program (PSTP) … Read more

Women’s History Month, Easter and more in the month of March

February 22, 2024

National Women’s History Month Women’s History Month is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. Some of the trailblazing women from the Department include: Dr. Janet Fisher: the first female Professor of Medicine Dr. Ada Adimora: the first African American Professor of Medicine Dr. Keisha … Read more

Black History Month, Lunar New Year, and more in the month of February

January 30, 2024

Black History Month Black History Month, celebrated annually in February, is a dedicated time to honor the contributions of African Americans throughout history. Recognizing the struggles, triumphs, and cultural achievements of black individuals, this month serves as an opportunity for education, reflection, and celebration. From trailblazing leaders in civil rights to pioneers in arts, science, … Read more

Featured Staff Member: Jill Cunnup

January 19, 2024

Jill Cunnup is the director of clinical research administration for the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism. She has been with UNC for almost 23 years and says she really enjoys working with her colleagues. As many know, Jill wears flip flops almost all the time. Learn the about the unique reason why, below. 

Blood Donor Awareness Month, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and more in the month of January

January 1, 2024

National Blood Donor Awareness Month Throughout the entire month of January, we recognize the critical need for blood donations and generosity of blood donors. This campaign aims to raise awareness about the life-saving impact that each donation can have on individuals facing medical emergencies, surgeries, and chronic illnesses. This month also highlights the appreciation of … Read more

2024 Fellows Match to the Department of Medicine

December 13, 2023

The Department of Medicine is honored to welcome new Tar Heel trainees! The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) released results for the 2023 Medicine and Pediatric Specialties Match on November 29. More than 7,000 applicants matched to advanced training positions. After a successful Match, the following fellows will join Department subspecialties in July 2024. Division … Read more

Dr. Christine Kistler receives JPCA Best Investigator Award

May 31, 2023

The Japan Primary Care Association recently selected Dr. Christine Kistler as the recipient of the Best Investigator Award in the International Session (Oral) from their 14th Annual Conference. The official decision was announced at the JPCA board meeting on May 28. Dr. Kistler will be honored at the 2023 award ceremony on Sunday, June 11, … Read more

Dr. Rick Stouffer and Dr. Matt Cavender Co-Directing 22nd Annual UNC North Carolina Cardiovascular Update

May 18, 2023

This annual favorite live in-person CME event is an educational opportunity targeting cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, internists, family practice and primary care physicians, emergency physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other health professionals involved in the treatment of cardiovascular disease. Cases will be reviewed and optimal treatment plans for various cardiovascular diseases will be provided. … Read more

Physician Spotlight: Claire K. Larson, MD

May 5, 2023

From a young age, Dr. Claire Larson loved nature and science. At one point, she wanted to be a veterinarian. Eventually, medicine attracted her attention. In it, she was able to merge her love for science and her passion for helping people. When asked how she chose her specialty, Dr. Larson says, “I was always … Read more

Dr. Honey Jones Appointed APP Supervisor for Medicine Intensive Care Unit

April 27, 2023

We are honored to announce Dr. Honey Mone’t Jones has been appointed the Advanced Practice Professional Supervisor for the the Medicine Intensive Care Unit. Dr. Jones, is a board-certified ACNP in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. She serves as an advanced practice professional (APP) intensivist and clinical lead for the APPs in … Read more

Dr. Dale Receives Geriatrics Academic Career Award

April 27, 2023

Dr. Maureen Dale recently received a Geriatrics Academic Career Award from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). This program supports junior faculty career development. HRSA designed the program to help geriatricians develop knowledge and skills to lead health care transformation in various, be age-friendly, and provide training in clinical geriatrics. Dr. Maureen Dale is … Read more