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  • Mili Dave on Dr. Damon Tweedy’s Grand Rounds

    Dr. Damon Tweedy’s Grand Rounds: “Reflections on Race and Medicine in the Year of COVID-19 and National Protests” “#BlackLivesMatter.” It is Instagrammed and retweeted, inscribed onto signs and roared at protests rippling across the nation. It is echoed everywhere yet … Continued

  • Paid Intern Opportunities with Positive Social Impact

    UNC’s Partnerships in Aging Program is looking for three interns to assist with affordable housing projects, senior center accreditation, and transportation for seniors for the 2020-21 academic year. Additionally, Pee Wee Homes, an affordable home builder in Chapel Hill, is … Continued

  • Submit to the Health Humanities Journal!

    The Health Humanities Journal of UNC Chapel Hill is currently soliciting original work through September 15th, 2020. Submissions in the form of narrative, visual art, poetry, research, fiction, and more are all acceptable. Find more guidelines here! Please send submissions … Continued

  • CFP: Medical Heritage Library 2020 Conference

    The Medical Heritage Library, Inc. is hosting an online conference to celebrate a decade of digitizing primary resources in the history of medicine on Friday November 13, 2020.  The Medical Heritage Library is a digital curation collaborative among some of … Continued

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