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Anne Lyerly featured interview with NPR.

March 13, 2023

NPR’s Ayesha Rascoe talks to Dr. Anne Lyerly, a professor and OB-GYN, about how hospital ethics boards are being invoked when a patient requires a medical exception to an abortion ban.

Anne Drapkin Lyerly has been elected as a new fellow of the Hastings Center

February 17, 2023

The Hastings Center is pleased to announce the election of 12 new fellows. Hastings Center fellows are a group of more than 200 individuals of outstanding accomplishment whose work has informed scholarship and public understanding of complex ethical issues in health, health care, science, and technology. The new fellows focus on a broad range of … Read more

Jonathan Oberlander, PhD, is co-editor of a new special issue on “The Price of Progress” published by the Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law.

February 3, 2023

Jonathan Oberlander, PhD, is co-editor of a new special issue on “The Price of Progress: Managing Prescription Drug Spending” published by the Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law. The issue considers the sources of high drug spending in the U.S. and policy reforms to make prescription drugs more affordable, including analysis of provisions of … Read more

Giselle Corbie Named Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

January 4, 2023

Giselle Corbie, MD, Director of the UNC Center for Health Equity Research and Kenan Distinguished Professor in the Department of Medicine, has been named the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Anne Lyerly Inducted into Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars

January 4, 2023

Anne Drapkin Lyerly, MD, is a professor of social medicine at the UNC School of Medicine. Originally trained in obstetrics and gynecology, she completed the postdoctoral Greenwall Fellowship in Bioethics and Health Policy at Johns Hopkins. Read more:

Buchbinder lead author in new study published in JGIM: Multiple Stressors Contributed to Physician Burnout During First Wave of COVID-19 in the U.S.

November 16, 2022

CHAPEL HILL, NC – Front-line physicians who cared for COVID-19 patients during the first wave of the pandemic in New York City and New Orleans reported multiple factors that contributed to their occupational stress during this extraordinarily trying time in their careers. These included individual-level factors such as age, work experience and life stage; institutional-level … Read more

Margaret Waltz receives School of Medicine Dean’s Performance Award

November 1, 2022

Margaret Waltz, PhD, of the UNC Department of Social Medicine and the UNC Center for Bioethics, was recently honored with the School of Medicine Dean’s Performance Award. The award is given out every year to individuals within the UNC School of Medicine who make significant contributions towards the School’s standing as a top research university. … Read more