Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD, Elected President-elect of Society of Black Academic Surgeons

April 30, 2019

Andrea Hayes-Jordan, Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery and Surgeon-in-Chief of UNC Children’s Hospital was elected President-elect of the Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS). The mission of the SBAS is to improve health, advance science, and foster careers of African American and other underrepresented minority surgeons. Throughout her career, Dr. Hayes-Jordan has exemplified the qualities of … Continued

Association of Women Surgeons Spring Event

April 25, 2019

The Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) medical student group at UNC held a Spring event at the end of April focusing on connecting female medical students with surgeons and residents to discuss what it means to be a female surgeon today. The event was made up of 16 medical students and 16 female surgeons who … Continued

Meet the New Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Jennifer Carr, MD

April 17, 2019

Jennifer Carr, MD, joins the UNC Department of Surgery as an Assistant Professor, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, She sat down to discuss her childhood dream of becoming a singing veterinarian, what inspired her to return to academic medicine and the advice she would share with her younger self. Dr. Carr received a Bachelor … Continued

William Marston, MD, Recently Elected to ASA

April 15, 2019

William Marston, MD, Professor of Surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery was recently elected to membership of the American Surgical Association. As a premier academic society for surgeons, the American Surgical Association will always strive to benefit the patient and the profession of surgery by advocating and promoting excellence, innovation, and integrity in science, … Continued

Melanoma symposium to include talks on treatment, nutrition

April 2, 2019

The University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the N.C. Cancer Hospital are partnering with the Melanoma Research Foundation to host Melanoma Patient Day, an afternoon symposium offering information and support for patients with melanoma. The University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the N.C. Cancer Hospital are partnering with the … Continued

Tom Egan, MD, Wins a Multi-PI NIH R21 award

March 22, 2019

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Tom Egan for receiving a multi-PI NIH R21 award. Dr. Egan received the award in collaboration with Dr. Marie Muller, Primary Investigator and Assistant Professor in Mechanical Aerospace Engineering at North Carolina State University. The multi-PI NIH R21 award was issued from the National Cancer Institute for their project entitled, … Continued

Congratulations to our New Trainees!

March 15, 2019

Congratulations to all of our new trainees! General Surgery Residents | PGY1 Ursula Adams University of North Carolina Jingjing “Selena” An Duke University Anoosh Bahraini Medical College of Georgia Taylor Carter Univ. of Missouri-Kansas City           Megan Lombardi Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Hannah Trembath University of Iowa Sarah Weiner Univ. … Continued

Melina Kibbe, MD, Wins Women Leaders in Medicine Award

March 13, 2019

Melina Kibbe, MD, Colin G. Thomas Jr. Distinguished Professor and Chair Department of Surgery was honored with the 12th Annual Women Leaders in Medicine Award! The leaders of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) selected Dr. Kibbe as one of the recipients of the 12 Annual Women Leaders in Medicine Awards! The award recognizes women physicians … Continued