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The UNC Department of Surgery is dedicated to the wellness and treatment of adults and children, providing a full range of specialty surgical care to our patients. Our residency programs and fellowships focus on creating new knowledge and educating the surgeons and teachers of tomorrow.

We specialize in the most complicated illnesses and conditions, serve as a surgical referral center for patients and physicians across North Carolina and the United States, and frequently provide surgical care and instruction to developing nations.

An internationally recognized leader in scientific research, UNC Surgery strives to improve patient outcomes by finding innovative solutions to challenges faced in the operating rooms and clinics.

 

Support the Department of Surgery

Surgery Advancement Fund
Your gift to the Surgery Advancement Fund supports the continued training of our residents, fellows, and attending surgeons. The Surgery Advancement Fund promotes building new clinical services for patients, providing seed funding for leading-edge research, and supporting the careers of the most promising junior faculty members.

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Malawi Surgical Initiative
The mission of the Malawi Surgical Initiative (MSI) is to improve surgical care through clinical service, surgical research, and training of Malawian medical school surgeons. The program, based at Kamuzu Central Hospital, in Lilongwe, Malawi, uses a framework of education and training, scientific investigation, and clinical service to support surgical care in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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The Anthony A. Meyer, MD, PhD, Distinguished Lectureship in Surgery
Dr. Anthony Meyer, former Chair of the Department of Surgery, has had a tremendous impact in the lives of his patients and in the careers of surgeons who trained at UNC. The Meyer Distinguished lectureship, which honors his accomplishments as a surgeon, mentor, and leader, will bring world-class surgeons and researchers to UNC to enhance resident training and provide continuing learning opportunities for our faculty.

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Contact Us

Should you have any questions or would like to discuss your support, please contact:
Jen Bowman
Interim Senior Executive Director of Development
919-966-0019
jennifer_bowman@med.unc.edu

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