UNC PM&R Residency Class of 2020 Fellowship Matches

January 9, 2020

Congratulations to all three of our PGY-4 Resident Physicians on their recent fellowship matches! These residents will graduate from the UNC Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency training program on June 23, 2020. They will begin their respective fellowship programs later in the summer of 2020. We are incredibly proud of these gentlemen and their accomplishments; … Continued

UNC Spina Bifida Family Conference Scheduled for 10/5/2019

August 25, 2019

UNC Pediatric Spina Bifida Patients and Families – Please join UNC Departments of Neurosurgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Urology, Orthopedics, and Rehabilitation Therapies on October 5th at the St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Chapel Hill for a Family Conference and Reunion! This is a free event focused on education, networking, and fun! Advance registration … Continued

Congratulations to our 2019 educational award recipients!

June 25, 2019

On Friday, June 7th, UNC PM&R’s 2018-2019 education award recipients were announced. Introductory remarks were made by our Department Chair, Dr. Joshua Alexander, who highlighted some of the exciting opportunities ahead for the Residency Program and reviewed important educational highlights from the previous academic year. Next, the Residency Program Director, Dr. William Filer, presented the … Continued

Congratulations to Drs. Faurot, Roth, and Gaylord for their recent awards!

May 17, 2019

Yesterday the NC Translational and Clinical Sciences (“TraCS”) Institute announced awardees for 2 programs. Congratulations to our PM&R faculty members within the Program of Integrative Medicine for their awards from NC TraCS! Kim Faurot, PhD, MPH, PA is the principal investigator for a $2K Pilot Grant Program and Isabel Roth, DrPH, MS is the principal … Continued

2018 Concussion Symposium Recap

September 23, 2018

On Saturday, September 8th, UNC’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and UNC’s Center for Rehabilitation Care hosted the 2018 Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Non-Sports Related Concussion Symposium at the William and Ida Friday Center in Chapel Hill, NC. The symposium focused on Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries and Non-Sports Related Concussions and highlighted current … Continued

2018 PM&R Research Day

July 15, 2018

Our department’s 16th annual Research Day was held on Friday, June 29th in UNC’s Old Clinic Auditorium. The department’s graduating PM&R Resident and graduating PIM T-32 Fellows presented their formal research to the department. Presentation titles are listed below: Diana Marchese, MD: “Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation: Improving the Day of Admission Process” Kristin Jerger, MD, LMBT: … Continued

Dr. Lee Shuping awarded Carolina Care Highlight!

July 15, 2018

Congratulations to Lee Shuping, MD, MPT who was recently mentioned in the latest Carolina Care Highlight! UNC Healthcare and the UNC School of Medicine’s Newsroom posted that Dr. Shuping had received excellent remarks from a recent patient in a Press Ganey survey. Dr. Shuping’s intelligence, patient care skills, and problem solving abilities were all mentioned … Continued

UNC PM&R Career Day Recap

October 12, 2017

Career Day Speakers UNC PM&R Career Day was held on Friday, September 29th. Read below to learn more about our highly informative sessions! On Friday, September 29th, UNC PM&R hosted a “Career Day” which was focused on providing our residents with helpful professional development and career preparation information. The sessions were as follows:     … Continued

CRC awarded Exceptional Patient Service Award

September 12, 2017

Congratulations to the Center for Rehabilitation Care’s staff, faculty, and residents on receiving the 2017 Exceptional Patient Service Award CRC staff pose outside of the CRC with the award! The Center for Rehabilitation Care (“CRC”) was recently awarded UNC’s 2017 Exceptional Patient Service Award. This award is given to clinics who reached or exceeded the … Continued

4 UNC PM&R Faculty Members Selected for 2017-2018 Best Doctors List

August 18, 2017

Congratulations to the 4 faculty within our department for earning this prestigious honor! Yesterday, Best Doctors in America ® released their names of physicians that had been selected as their 2017-2018 Best Doctors in America award recipients. 372 physicians affiliated with UNC Health Care have been selected to the Best Doctors in America List for … Continued