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UNC Long COVID Symposium: Recovery and Rehabilitation Using a Multidisciplinary Approach

May 23, 2022

  On Friday, May 13th, 2022, UNC’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation hosted the UNC Long COVID Symposium: Recovery and Rehabilitation Using a Multidisciplinary Approach. This year’s virtual symposium, hosted in collaboration with Greensboro AHEC,  highlighted the latest understanding of this complex, new syndrome. It provided an evidence-based review of Long COVID epidemiology and … Continued

Match Day 2022

March 21, 2022

Welcome Class of 2026! Congratulations!    Sidney Tucker MD: University of Tennessee James Lau MD: Eastern Virginia Medical School Anthony Reedy MD: University of Tennessee Biola Brinson MD: University of North Carolina  

Inpatient Consult Services for Providers

February 17, 2022

The PM&R Adult Neuropsychology Consult service is pleased to announce its increased collaborative care across UNC’s inpatient medical units. Consults may include brief neurocognitive testing, record review, and clinical interview that will enable our care team to provide useful treatment recommendations, including determination of need for comprehensive outpatient neuropsychological evaluation. Providers can contact UNC PM&R … Continued

Fitch Family Comprehensive Pediatric Rehabilitation Program

February 4, 2022

Every day, a child is admitted to ​UNC Children’s to receive care for a medical condition or traumatic event that has the potential to adversely affect them and their family for the rest of their lives. The creation of the Fitch Family Comprehensive Pediatric Rehabilitation Program would provide both inpatient and outpatient ​rehabilitation services across the entire … Continued

Lathren awarded NC TraCS Stakeholder Engagement Voucher

January 28, 2022

Dr Christine Lathren, MD, MSPH, UNC Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Dr Karen Bluth, PhD, UNC Department of Psychiatry received the NC TraCS $2K Stakeholder Engagement Voucher for their study: Engaging Stakeholders to Tailor Mindful Self-Compassion Programming for Transgender Adolescents.   This project will engage a group of stakeholders who are in the … Continued

New AIR Center to Open February 2022

December 7, 2021

       UNC Hospitals and the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation are making plans to move the Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation (AIR) Center from Chapel Hill to nearby Hillsborough, NC. The new AIR Center will be located on the 3rd and 4th floors of the bed tower currently under construction at UNC Hospitals – … Continued

Patient Story: 10 Months After COVID, Symptoms Linger for Mom of 2

September 10, 2021

This story was originally published in UNC Health Talk   Sherry Flynn, 47, is an outgoing mother of two who enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling to watch her son play baseball and attending church. “I like family time and having lots of friends over for cookouts,” Flynn says. “Church is a … Continued

Conference Wrap-Up- Psychosocial and Cultural Aspects of Disability: A Training Workshop for Health Professionals

August 27, 2021

On August 6, 2021, UNC’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Greensboro AHEC hosted the Psychosocial and Cultural Aspects of Disability: A Training Workshop for Health Professionals. This year’s virtual workshop highlighted ways healthcare professionals can improve clinical and life outcomes for persons with disabilities by incorporating unique psychosocial and cultural factors into … Continued

UNC Spina Bifida Family Conference

July 2, 2021

UNC Pediatric Spina Bifida Patients and Families – Please join UNC Departments of Neurosurgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Urology, Orthopedics, and Rehabilitation Therapies on October 23th for a UNC Virtual Spina Bifida Family Conference! Join us for this virtual day of education, networking, and fun! Presentations for parents and families of children with spina bifida. … Continued

Tompary receives the Robert C. Cefalo House Officer Award

July 1, 2021

Congratulations the PGY-3 Dr Andriana Tompary, DO on receiving the Robert C. Cefalo House Officer Award! Recipients of this award have demonstrated empathy for patients and their families, effectiveness in listening to and communicating with our patients and families; advocacy for and demonstration of the highest standards of patient care and maintained exemplary professional and … Continued