About the School of Medicine

Wesley Burks, MDOur goal is to be the Nation’s leading public school of medicine, a promise we make to our students and the people of North Carolina.

We are proud of our excellent clinical instruction, as well as our research endeavors, which span the most foundational scientific investigations of human biology all the way to innovative clinical trials taking place at the UNC Medical Center.

As teachers, clinicians, and scientists, our faculty and staff do incredibly important work each day in preparing our students for a lifetime of achievement and dedication to people who need their expertise.

Here’s where you can learn more about our mission and history, as well as our school leaders and other administrative offices.


Wesley Burks, MD
Dean, UNC School of Medicine
Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs
CEO, UNC Health Care System