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  • Senior Class Honors Faculty at Graduation

    The UNC School of Medicines Class of ’24 took to the stage to celebrate the next stage of their medical journey on May 11th. Koyal Jain, MD, MPH, an associate professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, was honored with the Professor award bestowed by the senior class in recognition of outstanding contributions to their medical education. Evan Raff, MD, … Read more

  • Klipstein, Gill, Jain and Aleman Provide Words of Wisdom to Medical Students at Pearls Day

    As this year’s medical students look towards graduation, faculty members continue to inspire and set them up for success. During Pearls Day, students gathered to listen to educators speak on topics or issues they may face. Being selected as a Pearls Day speaker is an honor as they are nominated by the students. Four of the eight presentations were given by UNC Department of Medic … Read more

  • UNC Nephrologists Ensure Black Patients Received Equitable Access to Kidney Transplants

    April is Minority Health Month, a month to raise awareness about the need to reduce health disparities and improve the health of minority communities. The UNC Health Center for Transplant Care team and UNC Health nephrologists recently increased equitable access for the Black community by addressing and fixing a disparity among kidney transplant patients. The UNC Health Center fo … Read more

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    95 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers Awarded 2024 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, 205 UNC physicians and advanced practice providers received the highest recommendations, which places them in the top quartile nationall … Read more

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    2024 Fellows Match to the Department of Medicine

    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 of … Read more

  • Dr. Keisha Gibson Leads the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee with a Personal Touch

    In a remarkable testament to her dedication to the institution, Keisha Gibson, MD, MPH, has been elected to serve as the chair of the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). Dr. Gibson, currently in her second term on the committee, brings a wealth of experience and a personal connection to UNC that has fueled her commitment to th … Read more

  • Faculty and Staff in the News Throughout October

    The clickable links below navigate directly to outside media articles which featured Department of Medicine faculty throughout the month of October.  Evan S. Dellon, MD, MPH, was featured in a New York Times article that depicts a patient’s experience with EoE. Faculty and fellows in the Division of Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine attended the NC Thoracic Society … 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

  • Five NC Institutions Collaborating to Advance Kidney, Urology, Hematology (KUH) Research

    Ronald Falk, MD, Nan and Hugh Cullman Eminent Professor of Medicine at UNC, Anthony Atala, MD, Professor of Medicine at Wake Forest University and Thomas Ortel, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine at Duke University, will lead an effort to cultivate a highly skilled cohort of people and resources to advance research in kidney, urology, and hematology. Collaboration in medicine is comm … Read more

  • Dr. Chang and Kimchi Raise Thousands for Local Animal Rescue

    What does NoDa Brewing Company and Dr. Emily Chang have in common? They both love Kimchi, the dog. Dr. Chang adopted Kimchi from a rescue organization, saving her before she was placed in a high kill shelter. She is Dr. Chang’s first pup and the two were a bonded pair almost instantly. Over the last nine years Kimchi has appeared on a fanny pack, t-shirts, a tattoo, chemo caps, w … Read more

  • Featured Staff: Mary Mac Collie

    Mary Mac Collie, is a North Carolina native who spends her time interacting with research participants at the UNC Kidney Center. She often explores trails throughout the state and enjoys listening to podcast. Some day she hopes to see the Northern Lights. 

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    Faculty, Trainees Recognized for Academy of Educators Accomplishments

    Founded as a part of UNC School of Medicine’s strategic plan, the Academy of Educators (AOE) has been enhancing research and scholarship towards excellence in teaching since 2006. The Mission of the Academy is also to promote and fund curricular innovation, evidence-based curricular change and a scholarly approach to the education mission and provide a forum for education leaders … Read more