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Inspiring Med Students for Urban Primary Care

August 25, 2022

UNC School of Medicine’s Kenan Primary Care Medical Scholars program aims to bring more primary care physicians to rural and urban areas in North Carolina by exposing medical students to what primary care looks like in underserved communities and inspiring … Continued

Kenan Primary Care Medical Scholars – Training Across NC

July 27, 2022

Now entering its 11th year, the Kenan Primary Care Medical Scholars program gives medical students diverse training experiences in rural and urban areas of the state. With primary care shortages in all rural North Carolina counties, the program’s goal is … Continued

24 Years of Accelerating Change

June 23, 2022

At the end of June, Georgette Dent, MD, will retire as Associate Dean of Student Affairs at the UNC School of Medicine. In her 24 years in this role, Dr. Dent has mentored and inspired countless medical students. Her enthusiasm … Continued

Three Generations in One Medical Family

May 25, 2022

UNC roots run deep in many families, but one UNC School of Medicine family has a unique connection to the institution, boasting three generations of physicians – all women – who received their medical education at UNC. Marianne Bonanno, MD … Continued

Kenan Primary Care Scholars Program Celebrates Ten Years

April 27, 2022

The Kenan Primary Care Medical Scholars program honored its current students and celebrated 10 years of serving rural and urban communities across North Carolina with a reception Tuesday evening at the N.C. Botanical Garden in Chapel Hill. Cristy Page, MD, … Continued

SOM Students Celebrate Match Day 2022

March 31, 2022

For four years, students at the UNC School of Medicine have worked toward Match Day — the day they learn where they will work as resident physicians for the next several years, honing their specialized medical skills. On March 18, … Continued

A Legacy for Healthcare in Western NC

March 25, 2022

With a successful medical career in the North Carolina mountains behind him, Frank Moretz, MD ’75, isn’t resting on his laurels. His legacy gift aims to build the medical pipeline and close the care gap in western North Carolina (WNC). … Continued

SHAC Looks To Do More Despite Challenges

December 15, 2021

By Bobby Hundley, UNC Health Foundation For more than 50 years, UNC’s Student Health Action Coalition (SHAC) has provided free health services to uninsured and underinsured families seeking care. In addition to providing clinical care for the local community, SHAC … Continued

UNC School of Medicine Class of 2025 Begins Journey

August 18, 2021

Earlier this month, the UNC School of Medicine Class of 2025 took the next step in its journey toward becoming our future healthcare professionals with the beginning of the fall semester. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, this class is … Continued

New Fund To Promote Diversity In Speech and Hearing Science

July 14, 2021

By Bobby Hundley, UNC Health Foundation Jenni Shafer, PhD, has dedicated her career to helping others. In addition to academic accomplishments that include earning her PhD from the UNC School of Medicine’s Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences and a … Continued