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Megan Cole presents The Wisdom of Wit

April 1, 2016

When Megan Cole lifted the flute away from her lips and segued immediately into a powerful recitation of John Donne, I knew I had misrepresented her performance, The Wisdom of Wit, by inviting my friend to come to a health … Continued

“Finding Meaning, Balance, and Personal Satisfaction”

March 29, 2016

By: Shatakshi Shekhar Burnout is something that is affecting our current physicians as well as medical students. It begins with the academic pressure that has built up over the course of undergraduate and the first two years of medical school. By … Continued

“The AIDS Course: Inspiring Students for Twenty-Nine Years”

March 28, 2016

By: Elijah Watson PUBH 420: “AIDS: Principles, Practices, and Politics” is a course offered every spring semester that is open to undergraduates, graduate students, and professional students. The goal of the AIDS course is “to understand the complexity and multidimensionality … Continued

“Dr. Tait Shanafelt speaks on Physician Well-Being”

March 9, 2016

By: Caroline Fryar On Friday, March 4th, as a part of the Taking Care of Our Own Initiative in the Department of Psychiatry, UNC School of Medicine hosted Dr. Tait Shanafelt, one of the nation’s foremost researchers in physician burnout. … Continued

“TEDxUNC Extends the Meaning of Health”

March 4, 2016

By: Kaitlin Cruz For most people, the first thoughts when hearing the word “health” relate to medicine, doctors, and science. At TEDxUNC Bodies: Being Human on February 27th, attendees heard from presenters who gave entirely different perspectives on what it … Continued

Reflections on the Interprofessional Education Training

March 3, 2016

In early February, undergraduate students in this semester’s English 695 course attended and observed an interdisciplinary event aimed at fostering collaboration between different types of health professionals. Sam Weeks sat down with three of the students to interview them on their experiences … Continued