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    Featured Resident: Emma Healy, MD

    Emma Healy, MD, is from New Hampshire and attended Columbia University for medical school. She has interest in  narrative and humanism in medicine activities. Dr. Healy has hiked Nüümü Poyo (the JMT) and the northern half of the Appalachian Trail.

  • Match Day 2024: Welcome Class of 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) re … Read more

  • IM Residents win NC Medical Jeopardy Competition, Head to Nationals

    UNC Internal Medicine Residents were crowned champions at the North Carolina American College of Physicians conference. After beating residents from other programs across the state, Drs. Manasi Malik, Hannah Dee, and Lauren Goldbeck took home 1st place for the Doctor’s Dilemma competition. The friendly, but highly competitive, medical jeopardy game covers topics ranging from simp … Read more

  • Featured Resident: Ben Eavenson, MD

    Ben Eavenson, MD, is originally from Georgia. After graduating from Emmanuel College, Ben worked as a full time EMT and also served as a volunteer firefighter. He enjoys being outdoors, cycling, and running and has completed 3 ironman races!

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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

  • Featured Resident: Dr. Nimit Gandhi

    Dr. Gandhi is originally from Arkansas and attended the University of Arkansas for college where he majored in biochemistry and Spanish. He used his Spanish speaking skills to serve as an interpreter with a student clinic. Dr. Gandhi is interested in Hematology/Oncology and is excited to be coming to North Carolina to join his girlfriend who works in banking in Charlotte.

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    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

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    Residents Cunningham, Gross, Sivaraj, Selected to Receive 2023 Cefalo House Officer Awards

    The Robert C. Cefalo, MD, House Officer Award recognizes members of the Hospitals’ House staff for exemplary service to patients and families, professional performance and compassionate patient care. The 2023 awards were given to Michael Cunningham, MD, Alexander Fenn, MD, Calvin Gross, MD, Wesley Roten, MD, and Krishan Sivaraj, MD.

  • Featured Resident: Pedro Escobar

    Pedro Escobar, MD, came to the United States from Mexico at the age of 7. After growing up in Georgia, he worked as a nurse before deciding to attend medical school. Pedro is also a proud dad of three children all under the age of 10.

  • Med-Peds Residency Joins the Fully Integrated Readiness for Service Training Program

    The University of North Carolina’s Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program will begin collaborating with the Fully Integrated Readiness for Service Training (FIRST) Program. FIRST is a three-year accelerated medical school curriculum with a directed pathway into affiliated UNC Residency Programs. The purpose of the program is to support medical students passionate about providing c … Read more

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    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

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    Featured Resident: Justin McCallen

    Justin McCallen, MD, worked as an HIV counselor in Durham before attending medical school. He also spent a year at the NIH where he found his passion for research and hopes to purse a career in GI Medicine. Justin enjoys listing to podcasts, skiing and playing Settlers of Catan.