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We must fund professorships to recruit and retain the outstanding faculty who will train the next generation of expert caregivers. We must create research fellowships that enable our scientists to move breakthroughs from the lab to the bedside. From supporting continuing education for nurses, to sponsoring lectureships for the public, our donors will enable UNC Health to improve health in local communities and around the world. Exceptional teaching faculty and classroom excellence define our educational mission. We must fund research that fuels instructional innovation. By strengthening our teaching mission, we produce graduates prepared to make an impact on every aspect of human health in every region of the world.

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Q & A With Crystal Cené

Posted 3 weeks ago

UNC Health has promoted Crystal Wiley Cené, MD, MPH, FAHA, into a new role as System Executive Director for Health Equity. With funding from UNC Health Foundation, Dr. Cené will lead a multidisciplinary and collaborative effort to address the structures, … Continued

“What a Real Doctor Should Be”

Posted 8 months ago

An accomplished physician himself, UNC School of Medicine alumnus Dr. William Nebel knows a good doctor when he sees one. And he says Dr. Amy Shaheen, his internist of more than a decade, fits the bill as “what a real … Continued

 

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  • A Mother’s Promise Endures After Treatment Ends

    Diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in 2016, 11-year-old Dylan Thomas fought for two years through bone marrow transplants, chemotherapy treatments and relapses before he succumbed to the disease in 2018.   Before this courageous young man passed, he wanted his … Continued

  • UNC Football Ladies Clinic a Virtual Touchdown

    UNC football head coach Mack Brown and his wife Sally hosted the 2020 Ladies Virtual Football Clinic online this August, raising more than $12,000 for the “Say Yes” fund, benefitting the North Carolina Children’s Hospital.   Coach Brown spoke about … Continued

  • UNC Children’s Hospital School Reaches Fundraising Goal

    The UNC Children’s fundraising campaign for the UNC Hospital School’s reached its goal of raising more than $25,000 to purchase iPads and school project kits, which have become essential in continuing the school’s mission of educating patients during the pandemic. … Continued