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8 months ago

ACS NSQIP Recognizes UNC Hospitals for Achieving Meritorious Outcomes for Surgical Patient Care

November 5, 2020 – Original Press Release ACS NSQIP Semiannual Report: UNC Site Summary These outcomes data reflect UNC’s and UNC Urology’s surgery ACS NSQIP performance benchmarked against the full 719 participating sites for 2019. UNC Hospital performance across all surgical cases was ranked as ‘Exemplary‘ in the following categories: Mortality, Cardiac, Ventilator > 48 …

Matthew Nielsen, MD, MS, FACS

11 months ago

Nielsen Named Chair of the Department of Urology

After serving the Department as Interim Chair since January 2020, Matthew Nielsen, MD, MS, FACS has been appointed as Chair, effective November 2020. Nielsen joined the faculty at UNC in 2009 as a urologic oncologist and health services researcher after completing medical school and residency training at Johns Hopkins. Since joining the UNC faculty, he obtained advanced training in clinical research from the Gillings School of Global Public Health and healthcare delivery improvement from the Intermountain Healthcare Delivery Institute.