UNC Healthcare Case Competition — Registration is Open

This year, the UNC Kenan-Flagler Healthcare Club will host UNC’s first cross-disciplinary healthcare case competition from Sunday, November 5th (Kickoff) through Saturday, November 11th (Final Presentation Day) at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School!  The Healthcare Case Competition will bring together graduate students across UNC’s leading graduate schools to examine a real-world healthcare business challenge. This is a great venue to showcase your leadership, interprofessional collaboration skills, critical thinking, creativity, and network with other future healthcare leaders—in addition to winning a prize. Students across the following schools are encouraged to form cross-disciplinary teams of up to … Continued

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UNCSON and Well Care Home Health Announce First Well Care Home Health Leadership Scholar

The UNC School of Nursing welcomed the inaugural Well Care Home Health Leadership Scholar, Brandi Robinson, to its Clinical Nurse Leaders program on August 22. Ms. Robinson marks the first scholar to enter the innovative public-private program designed to prepare nurse leaders for the home health industry. The Scholars Program was established in August 2016 as a partnership between the School and Well Care Home Health, an effort funded by Well Care Home Health. “Well Care is thrilled to welcome Ms. Robinson into the Scholars Program as we continue our … Continued

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

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. Reposted from the UNC Health Care Newsroom Kenan Charitable Trust Awards $1.5 million to UNC Health Affairs Schools Media contact: Phil Bridges, 984-974-1152, phil.bridges@unchealth.unc.edu Chapel Hill, N.C. — July 5, 2017 — The William R. … Continued

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

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. The Susan D. Flynn Oncology Fellowship Program was established in 2014 by Frederick C. Flynn, Jr. in memory of his late wife, Susan, following … Continued

DNP Student Kouchel Receives Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Fellowship

Congratulations to Dana Kouchel, RN, BSN, a second year BSN-to-DNP student who recently received the nursing Geriatrics Interprofessional Fellowship as part of the Carolina Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (CGWEP). CGWEP, a three-year, $2.55 million HRSA grant-funded project housed in the UNC School of Medicine’s Center for Aging and Health, is designed to improve health outcomes for rural and underserved geriatric populations across North Carolina. As a fellow, Kouchel joins an interprofessional team consisting of a practicing North Carolina nurse, dentist and physician who meet all day every other Monday to be trained … Continued

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