As the nation grapples with concerns about growing physician shortages across the country, The Physicians Foundation and the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research at UNC-Chapel Hill today launched a new innovative tool to help policymakers, physicians and health systems better plan where to practice and what type of practitioners will be needed to meet the growing use of healthcare.
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, announced UNC Health Care as one of 15 recipients of the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The Freedom Award is the Department’s highest recognition given to employers for exceptional support of Guard and Reserve employees.
For many students, internships are all about gaining valuable experience. But for UNC senior Raisa Marrow an APPLES Service-Learning summer intern at Kidzu Museum in Chapel Hill, that experience also comes with an added benefit of impacting the community.
Dear Chapel Hill Community: Our hearts go out to Professor Liu, his family, loved ones and colleagues during this very difficult time and in the wake of an unspeakable and senseless tragedy.
Dear Carolina community: I am writing with a heavy heart about the tragic loss of a member of the Carolina community. As many of you know, Dr. Feng Liu, a research professor in the Eshelman School of Pharmacy, passed away this morning in what the Chapel Hill Police Department is calling a robbery/homicide. This is…
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill attracted $297.5 million in private gifts and grants in fiscal 2014. The total marked the second-best year in University history and was 9 percent higher than the $272.8 million raised in 2013. Commitments also rose by 9 percent, from $284.3 million to $310 million. Commitments, which include…
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill today announced the launch of an enhanced degree-completion program that honors former student-athletes’ scholarships for life. This program – Complete Carolina – provides financial support for degree completion, as well as academic advising and career counseling, to former student-athletes who return to complete their degrees at any…
As part of a multinational, collaborative effort, researchers from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and scores of other institutions from all over the world have helped identify over 100 locations in the human genome associated with the risk of developing schizophrenia, in what is the largest genomic study published on any psychiatric disorder to date.
Beginning next month, faculty, staff and students who need to park on campus at night during the week will need to display a permit. Faculty, staff and students who have daytime or park-and-ride permits can use those to park in the University’s designated night parking areas after 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Permits will not be required after 5 p.m. on Friday or during the weekend.