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Neurocritical Care Fellowship ACGME Accredited!

February 28, 2024

  The UNC Neurocritical Care fellowship obtained ACGME accreditation in January 2024.  The two-year fellowship graduated the first fellow in 2016 and has expanded to two positions per year since 2018.  The fellows rotate through a 22-bed neurocritical care (NCC) unit and other critical care electives, with an emphasis on milestones and progressive responsibility, extensive formative … Read more

UNC Neurology Joins NIH StrokeNet Clinical Trials Network

January 23, 2024

This article was originally published by UNC School of Medicine on January 9,2024. UNC School of Medicine contact: Mark Derewicz, Director of Research News. David Y. Hwang, MD, professor of neurology and division chief of neurocritical care, is co-principal investigator along with colleagues at Duke for a new eastern North Carolina and southern Virginia stroke … Read more

Promotion – Dr. Olm-Shipman!

January 11, 2024

UNC Neurology is please to announce the promotion of Dr. Casey Olm-Shipman from Clinical Assistant Profess to Clinical Associate Professor based on excellence in clinical activity. Dr. Olm-Shipman currently serves as Neurology Vice Chair of Quality Improvement, Interim Leader of UNC Hospital Neuroscience Service Line, Associate Director of UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement, and … Read more

Neurology Research Highlights 2023

January 11, 2024

  Clinical Research: Irena Dujmovic Basuroski, MD led the UNC MS center to Comprehensive Care recognition. Monica M. Diaz, MD received an Alzheimer’s Association research grant to study frailty and dementia among elderly in Eastern Uganda. Gwenn A. Garden, MD, PhD contributed to understanding microglia in AD (Prater et al., Nature Aging). James F. Howard … Read more

UNC Neurology Authors featured in October issue of Seminars in Neurology

November 17, 2023

The October issue of Seminars in Neurology, a review journal on current trends in clinical neurology, is focused on the topic of “Neuroprognostication” and is comprised of 12 articles that collectively feature 18 co-authors from UNC Neurology.  The issue, co-edited by Dr. Zachary D. Threlkeld, clinical associate professor in the Division of Neurocritical Care at … Read more

Dr. David Y. Hwang leads joint U.S. and German Neurocritical Care Society guideline

November 17, 2023

Dr. David Y. Hwang, professor and chief of the UNC Division of Neurocritical Care, is the lead author of a new joint guideline on behalf of the U.S. and German Neurocritical Care Societies on best practices for outcome prognostication for critically ill patients admitted with intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH).  The guideline, one of a series that … Read more

Dr. Clio Rubino’s Neurocritical Care Society Podcast!

October 4, 2023

Check out Dr. Clio Rubino’s Neurocritical Care Society Podcast! “In this week’s episode, Dr Lauren Koffman is joined by Dr Clio Rubinos to discuss her recent article in Currents – The Tower of Babel: Translating the ICU-EEG Nomenclature in Spanish.”  

LAMP Cohort Selected

September 5, 2023

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development has selected the 2023 – 2024 cohort of the Leadership in Academic Medicine Program (LAMP). Twenty-four exceptional junior faculty from 15 different departments will participate in the 8-month long career development series. LAMP was piloted for two years in the Department of Family Medicine and is designed … Read more