Skip to main content
  • January- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: January 1 – January 31, 2024

    Division of Oncology Lisa Carey, MD, received a $225K grant titled, “Clinical implications of metastatic subtype, microenvironment, and organ of involvement.” Joannie Ivory, MD, was granted $240K for her project, “Participant Enrollment in a Multi-Site Randomized Clinical Trial of Endocrine Therapy Adherence Support.” Yara Abdou, MD, was awarded $240K to investigate molecular res … Read more

  • Katie Gill, MD

    UME Faculty Spotlight: Katie Gill, MD

    We are so excited to showcase some of our brilliant UME educators in the department of medicine and across our AHEC sites. For many of us there are certain teachers in our past who left a mark on our lives and are highly valued. For some they may be the reason you went into medicine or the specialty you are in. The DOM along with the AHEC sites have many highly regarded educators … Read more

  • UNC-Chapel Hill Named National HIV Residency Pathway Consortium Site

    UNC-Chapel Hill was recently named a National HIV Residency Pathway Consortium Site and awarded a year-long, $68,000 grant to support its efforts in training family medicine and internal medicine residents in caring for people with HIV. UNC’s site Investigators, Rick Moore, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine, and Louise King, MD, assistant professor in t … Read more

  • Researchers create a community resource referral program to address kidney health disparities

    Drs. Gaurav Dave, associate professor of medicine, and Abhijit V. Kshirsagar, Covington Distinguished Professor of Medicine, received a grant from the NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) to address structural racism to reduce kidney health disparities in rural North Carolina. North Carolina has the second largest rural population in the co … Read more

  • MacNider Building

    Faculty and Residents Honored by UNC SOM Student Government

    The UNC School of Medicine Student Government held the Fall Convocation and Awards Ceremony on August 16. The following faculty and residents from the Department of Medicine were recognized. Christopher Klipstein, MD, professor of medicine and co-director of patient centered care, received the The Hyman L. Battle Distinguished Excellence in Teaching Award in the Clinical Sciences … Read more

  • July- Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: July 1 – July 31, 2023

    Division of General Medicine & Clinical Epidemiology HIV/Hep C Certificate Program, lead by Louis King, MD, received a Health Resources and Services Administration grant from the National HIV Pathway Consortium to support certification efforts. Division of Hematology Paul Armistead, MD, PhD, and his research group received two grants. A 2-year, $260K Eshelman Institute for In … Read more

  • louise-king

    HIV/Hep C Certificate Program Receives HRSA Grant

    Louise King, MD, is an expert in providing care to patients living with HIV and is the leader of the HIV/Hep C Certificate Program. This allows our internal medicine residents to develops skills in caring for patients with these diseases. Her team was awarded a $68,000, one-year, Health Resources and Services Administration grant from the National HIV Pathway Consortium to suppor … Read more

  • Featured Physician: Alfred Rabinovich

    Alfred Rabinovich, MD, originally from New York, was drawn to UNC by our collegiality and commitment to care. He enjoys building relationships with patients as well as educating medical students. Dr. Rabinovich is also talented in the kitchen and recently became a dad! 

  • Drs. Felix, Hinderliter, Henderson Elected to 2023 SOM Standing Committees

    The Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development and the School of Medicine Nominating Committee announced Ana C.G. Felix, MBBCh, FAAN, Alan Hinderliter, MD, and Ashley Henderson, MD, were elected to the 2023 School of Medicine Standing Committees.

  • 97 Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers Receive 2023 Award for Carolina Care Excellence

    Each year, UNC Hospitals administers the Press Ganey Medical Practice survey to solicit feedback from patients. The survey asks our patients about their likelihood of recommending their provider’s practice to their friends and family. This year, 202 UNC physicians and advanced practice providers received the highest recommendations, which places them in the top quartile nationall … Read more

  • Faculty Receive Recognition from IM Residents

    Providing excellent medical education is one of the Department’s core missions. It is through the guidance of our dedicated faulty we are able to prepare residents for diverse career paths. The following individuals received high marks on resident evaluations. Division of Hospital Medicine   Division of General Medicine and Epidemiology Division of Geriatric Medicine   … Read more

  • Whelan-Karina

    Dr. Whelan Implements a Health Equity-Focused Quality Improvement Project

    Karina Zaveri Whelan, MD, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of General Medicine, is creating a curriculum to enable medical students at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine to implement a health equity-focused improvement project. She gave an update on the project in the video below.  “My goal through this project is not just to change patient outcome … Read more