The Division of Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill provides care and treatment for a wide range of respiratory diseases and critically ill patients. Our physicians conduct research related to a broad spectrum of lung diseases, interventional pulmonology, transplant medicine, and critical care medicine, and are also commitment to advancing the education of pulmonary and critical care physicians and scientists.

Pulmonary & Critical Care News

  • Fischer Discusses COVID-19 Vaccine Trials On WRAL News

    William Fischer, MD, associate professor of medicine in the division of pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine, was featured on WRAL discussing the progress being made on COVID-19 vaccines and treatment. Fischer recognized that many people are volunteering to take part in clinical trials which will help the development of a vaccine, but he emphasized … Continued

  • Richard Boucher

    Boucher Study Featured On FOX News

    The Cell study published by co-author Richard Boucher, MD, was featured on FOX News, recognizing that wearing a face mask below the nose, may allow coronavirus the opportunity to enter the body. “Unfortunately, SARS-CoV-2 has learned how to evade normal nasal host defense mechanisms and uses this receptor to infect the nasal lining cells,” Boucher told … Continued

  • McEntee, Henderson Introduce New COVID-19 Elective For Internal Medicine Residents

    By the middle of March, 2020, COVID-19 had upended the traditional training experience in the UNC Internal Medicine Residency Program. Didactic coursework and clinical skills training had to be quickly converted to an online format and clinical rotations were suspended as decisions were quickly made to ensure residents had meaningful and robust curricular activities during … Continued

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