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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

Psychosocial and Cultural Aspects of Disability: A Training Workshop for Health Professionals

May 18, 2021

Presented by The UNC Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Services and Greensboro AHEC Individuals with disabilities have unique cultural and psychosocial experiences that impact functioning, quality of life, and full participation in medical, rehabilitation, and mental health treatment. Healthcare professionals can improve clinical and life outcomes for persons with disabilities by incorporating these unique … Continued

2021 PM&R Research Day

April 15, 2021

UNC Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 Research Day You are cordially invited to the UNC Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 Research Day! Please join us as our Class of 2021 graduating PM&R resident physicians and PIM fellows showcase their final research presentations. Additionally, the Class of 2022 PM&R resident physicians and … Continued

Match Day 2021

March 19, 2021

Welcome Class of 2025! Congratulations!    Taylor Baker DO: Touro University, Nevada Hagar Elgendy MD: University of Cincinnati Sierra McLean MD: University of Utah Raveen Sugantharaj DO: Marion University, IN  

UNC COVID-19 Recovery Clinic

March 18, 2021

Under the leadership of PM&R department chair Joshua Alexander, MD, and assistant professor JM Baratta, MD, UNC PM&R has led the way for the creation of the UNC COVID-19 Recovery Clinic, a new and collaborative approach to serve the growing number of patients facing multiple health issues following their COVID-19 Infection. The clinic is co-directed … Continued

New Hillsborough Hospital Updates

February 10, 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 – Hillsborough Campus and … Continued

PIM receives funding from NIH’s National Center on Complementary and Integrative Health

January 21, 2021

The Program on Integrative Medicine in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation recently receiving funding as part of a $7.3 million, multi-site clinical trial awarded by the National Institutes of Health’s National Center on Complementary and Integrative Health, entitled “Optimizing Pain Treatment in Medical Settings Using Mindfulness (OPTIMUM).” The study involves a pragmatic trial … Continued

2nd Annual Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Symposium

December 14, 2020

On Saturday, October 31st, 2020, UNC’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the UNC Center for Rehabilitation Care hosted the 2nd Annual 2020 UNC Concussion Symposium: Focusing on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI). This year’s virtual symposium, hosted in collaboration with Greensboro AHEC,  highlighted current innovations, testing, treatment, and management of mTBI and concussion. … Continued

Congratulations, Dr. Filer!

December 3, 2020

William Filer, MD has been promoted to Associate Professor. Congratulations to William Filer, MD on his promotion to Associate Professor in UNC’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation! His promotion became effective November 1, 2020. Please join us in congratulating him.

UNC PM&R Residency

November 9, 2020

The 2020 residency recruitment will be a little different this year. We invite you to watch our new video and hear what our residents and faculty have to say about the UNC PM&R Residency program, our shared goals and values, and the new growth of our department!