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“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 … Read more

“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. … Read more

“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 … Read more

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 … Read more

166 Students Attend Interprofessional Education Event

February 18, 2016

As part of the Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program, 166 students from 9 disciplines came together for 2 days to collaboratively plan 3 geriatrics cases as an interprofessional team. 25 small groups were formed with at least 1 student from Pharmacy, … Read more