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Hayes-Jordan, featured in USA Today About the Shortage of Black Doctors in the U.S.

December 28, 2020

America has an urgent need for Black doctors: ‘It’s hard to be what you can’t imagine’ Nada Hassanein published in USA TODAY December 26, 2020 Dr. Andrea Hayes-Jordan was confused when she didn’t match into a pediatric surgery training program. She had it all: research, publications, strong references. “You know why you’re not getting in?” a … Continued

Happy Holidays from UNC Surgery

December 23, 2020

We appreciate all that you do for the patients of North Carolina. Happy Holidays from all of us in the Department of Surgery.

Congratulations to Our Carolina Care Excellence Award Winning Surgical Providers

December 18, 2020

Please join us in congratulating our 13 providers who will receive the 2020 UNC Health Care and UNC Faculty Physicians Award for Carolina Care Excellence! UNC Health Care administers the CG-CAHPS (Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) survey to solicit feedback from our patients. We asked our patients if they would … Continued

Stephanie Lumpkin Receives One of 2020’s Prestigious Pope Clinical Trainee Awards

December 16, 2020

Dr. Stephanie Lumpkin, General Surgery Resident has been selected to receive one of 2020’s prestigious Pope Clinical Trainee Awards. Supported by the John William Pope Foundation, awardees are named by the University of North Carolina’s Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center with nominations voted on by all Department Chairs and Division Chiefs of cancer-related clinical and research areas. The Pope … Continued

Ugwuji Maduekwe Elected AAS Councilor for Class of 2013

November 13, 2020

Congratulations to Ugwuji Maduekwe, MD, Assistant Professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Maduekwe was elected as a Councilor for the Association for Academic Surgery for the Class of 2013. Each year, one Council member is elected for a two-year term for each year-of-entry group. Dr. Maduekwe’s Statement of Interest to AAS: I first … Continued

Mike Meyers Elected to the Board of Governors of the American College of Surgeons

October 23, 2020

Michael Meyers, MD, was elected to the American College of Surgeons Board of Governors as the Surgical Specialty Society Governor from the Southeastern Surgical Congress (SeSC). As a Specialty Society Governor, he will serve as a direct communications link between the Fellows of the College and the members of the Board of Governors. Dr. Meyers … Continued

Welcome Our New Faculty Member Jacob Wood, a Vascular Surgeon!

October 13, 2020

Jacob Wood, MD, joins the UNC Department of Surgery as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Vascular Surgery. He sat down to discuss what inspired him to become not only a doctor but a vascular surgeon and how he weaves his passion for art into his work. Dr. Wood received his Bachelor of Science … Continued