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Zomorodi to Direct New Rural Interprofessional Health Initiative for UNC Health Affairs Schools

July 5, 2017 | In Faculty, IPE, News, Outreach

UNC Health Care announced today that a $1.5 million grant from the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust will establish a new UNC Rural Interprofessional Health Initiative, giving UNC health professions students interprofessional clinical experiences in rural areas of North Carolina. SON Associate Professor Meg Zomorodi, PhD, RN, CNL will serve as director of the effort.

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Documentary Screening: Being Mortal, March 30

March 24, 2017 | In Events, IPE

Join us for a screening of the documentary “Being Mortal” on March 30 at 5:00 pm in the Kirkland Auditorium (School of Dentistry).

This is a partnership with Transitions Life Care that will engage community partners, students,  and faculty in discussion about end of life issues. A light reception with refreshments will follow.

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UNC Health Affairs Schools Launch Interprofessional Steering Committee to Build IPE and Collaborative Opportunities

March 3, 2017 | In IPE

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Health Affairs Schools have joined forces to build collaborations to make interprofessional education and collaboration the norm for all students.

In May 2016, the Health Affairs Interprofessional Education (IPE) Steering Committee began meeting bi-monthly to discuss IPE and collaboration opportunities for all Health Affairs students. While this goal may sound simple, there is much work to do in breaking down silos among the health professions. This is critical in that the ultimate goal of IPE is to improve health care and to improve health care access, particularly for underserved populations.

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IPE Lunch and Learn — January 26

January 13, 2017 | In IPE

The UNC IPE Steering Committee invites you to a lunch and learn to hear about campus IPE activities and initiatives, promote interprofessional collaboration and provide an opportunity to network with health professional students from Allied Health, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Social Work.

Please bring your lunch as lunch will not be provided. Thursday, January 26, 12PM-1PM, Health Sciences Library, Room 527.

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SON Partners with Lineberger Cancer Center to Launch Susan D. Flynn Oncology Nursing Fellowship Program

June 13, 2016 | In Development, Education, IPE, Students Tags:

In partnership with the N.C. Cancer Hospital, the fellowship program will immerse undergraduate nursing students in applied oncology training.

UNC-Chapel Hill’s first Susan D. Flynn Oncology Nursing Fellows have begun a six-week immersive program intended to stimulate the career interest and professional development of potential oncology nurses. Austin Cole and Morgan Reddick, both undergraduate students at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing, comprise the inaugural fellowship class.

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