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Raff Promoted to Associate Professor

July 20, 2023

Congratulations to Lauren Raff, MD on promotion to Associate Professor in the Division of Acute Care and Trauma Surgery.  Dr. Raff is the Associate Trauma Medical Director and Associate Clerkship Director. Learn more about Dr. Raff here

Perez Accepted into Leading Transformation in Academic Medicine 23-24

July 14, 2023

Arielle Perez, MD, MPH is Associate Professor of Surgery, Director, UNC Hernia Center, and Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program Division of General Surgery.  We wish her congratulations on her acceptance to participate in the 2023-2024 Leading Transformation in Academic Medicine (LTAM).  LTAM is described as “the most robust leadership development program the School … Read more

Hill, Hollowell Named 2023 Advanced Practice Providers of the Year

July 11, 2023

Congratulations Advanced Practice Providers of the Year, Lauren Hill, DNP, NP and Jamie Hollowell MSN, ACNP Advanced Practice Providers are a huge part of our UNC Surgery team. Read on for ways their nominating colleagues described each. Lauren Hill, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery Nurse Practitioner: She is the pillar of the thoracic surgery service. She fulfills … Read more

Kapadia, Perez, Wood are 2023 Honorees of UNC’s Academy of Educators

June 12, 2023

Three Department of Surgery Faculty members were honored for their excellence and impact by the UNC Academy of Educators during the Alan W. Cross Evening of Scholarship on June 6th, 2023. Congratulations to Dr. Jeyhan Wood, Dr. Muneera Kapadia, and Dr. Arielle Perez.   Application/Individualization Phase Clinical Preceptor Excellence in Teaching Award: Jeyhan Wood, MD Application/Individualization … Read more

Meyers Named Newsome Distinguished Professor

June 5, 2023

Effective May 19, 2023, Dr. Michael O. Meyers, MD, has been named the James F. and Alice B. Newsome Distinguished Professor.            Dr. Meyers’ specialties focus on serving those with gastrointestinal malignancy including esophageal, gastric, colon and rectal cancer, liver cancer, and melanoma. In addition to serving in the Division of … Read more

Felicia Williams, MD, FACS Selected as Southern Surgical Association Leadership Scholar

April 28, 2023

Felicia Williams, MD, FACS is the Associate Division Chief, Associate Director of the Burn Intensive Care Unit, and Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Burn Surgery. She has been selected as a Scholar in the Southern Surgical Association’s Leadership Development Program’s Class of 2023.  Learn more about Dr. Williams here  The Southern Surgical … Read more

Volunteer Opportunities

April 3, 2023

A Compilation of Opportunities: SECC Charity Giving Guide 2022 – Digital Version   Carolina Blood Drive:  New date. The Carolina Blood Drive is coming to you on a new date – Wednesday, May 3. The Employee Forum invites the Carolina community to donate blood at the 35th annual Carolina Blood Drive in the Dean E. … Read more

Damitz, Stitzenberg, Wood & Gallagher Named Exceptional Women in Medicine

March 21, 2023

Congratulations to these exceptional women physicians and faculty members on the recognition of their excellence as they serve the people of North Carolina and beyond. About the Exceptional Women in Medicine Award: (Award by Castle Connolly Top Doctors):  Awardees are recognized annually, based on peer nominations and outstanding accomplishments and dedication to the field of … Read more