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  • Gargi Dixit on Asian American Mental Health Discussion

    By Gargi Dixit An Asian American Mental Health Discussion was held on February 16th, 2022, by the Asian American Center (AAC) at UNC-Chapel Hill. As Dr. Heidi Kim, the Director of the AAC, stated, the issue of mental health specific … Continued

  • Noelle Escobal on Emily Silverman’s Grand Rounds

    By Noelle Escobal Physician burnout is often described as the physical and emotional exhaustion that many healthcare providers experience due to the demanding, incremental increases in working hours as well as the overwhelming working environments. In fact, many physicians complain … Continued

  • Alumni Spotlight: Lorena Millo

    By Baylee Materia When Lorena Millo set foot on UNC’s campus as a first-generation English major, a career in the health professions was nothing more than a distant possibility. It was not until she found her way to UNC’s health … Continued

  • Teja Siripurapu on Mara Buchbinder’s Grand Rounds

    By Teja Siripurapu Professor Buchbinder’s January 20, 2022 Health Humanities Grand Rounds talk delved into the complex landscape of medically assisted dying. The basis for this talk was framed through the ethnographic research conducted for Dr. Buchbinder’s book Scripting Death: … Continued

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