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In order to continue supporting our community while also helping to slow the spread of COVID-19, UNC Health Foundation will be offering a series of virtual engagement opportunities covering a variety of relevant and timely topics. We hope these will offer helpful information and support during this challenging time, and we look forward to connecting with you soon. For questions about an upcoming virtual event, please contact Allison Baranowski at or 919.843.7648.

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Past Virtual Events

UNC Health Game Changers – June 10

On June 10, Drs. Luther Bartelt, David Margolis and Joseph Eron joined guests in the third of three UNC Health Game Changers events to give a closer look at how UNC Health is combating COVID-19.

UNC Health Game Changers – May 27

On May 27, Drs. Richard Boucher, William Fischer and David Wohl joined guests in the second of three UNC Health Game Changers events to give a closer look at how UNC Health is combating COVID-19.

How to Manage Pelvic Pain at Home

May is Pelvic Pain Awareness Month. On May 20, UNC Health Foundation heard from Dr. Erin Carey, Division Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, and Dr. Jennifer Harrington, UNC Physical Therapist, as they answered questions and provided resources on how best to manage pain from home.

What COVID-19 Means To Cardiac Patients

Heart disease does not stop during a pandemic. On May 13, we heard how UNC Health has put measures in place to protect patients. Click below to hear from Drs. Joseph Rossi, Anil Gehi, John Vavalle and Paula Miller.

UNC Health Game Changers – May 12

On May 12, UNC Health Foundation hosted the first of three Game Changers webinars. Drs. David Weber, Melissa Miller and Dirk Dittmer provided information about how they are combating the coronavirus, answered questions and explained how UNC Health continues to make critical progress even in the most difficult of times.

A Virtual Celebration of the Class of 2020

On May 8, the UNC School of Medicine celebrated its Class of 2020 in a unique virtual hooding ceremony.

Mental Health and Well Being Survival Guide for COVID-19

On March 30, Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody and members of her team from the Department of Psychiatry presented a webinar to our UNC Health staff on working through the psychological impact of COVID-19.

Social Media Updates



UNC Coaches Thank Health Care Workers

WATCH some all-stars from North Carolina Tar Heels Athletics say “thank you” to our UNC Health heroes fighting on the front lines against COVID-19. After you watch, don’t miss a special opportunity to join these coaches & express YOUR gratitude. Visit us here to leave your words of encouragement for our hard-working health heroes TODAY: Go Heels!

Posted by UNC Health Foundation on Wednesday, April 15, 2020