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MD Program: The Black Alumni Experience Project

September 8, 2023

This collection of oral histories takes one step – of many possible – to address this question. The 1960s and 1970s were pivotal decades during which the number of underrepresented minority medical students increased significantly from about 1% to about 16% in 1976, mirroring national trends, through recruitment efforts and the support students received from … Read more

Aurora Washington Center’s Postdoctoral Fellow interviewed for Inside Higher Ed

July 19, 2023

Dr. Aurora Washington of UNC Bioethics, and Dr. Rebekah Layton of the UNC School of Education, were the focus of an article on their work advising students from historically excluded groups on networking, mentoring, and career planning. Read how Dr. Washington and Dr. Layton work to demystify the “hidden curriculum” of higher education. #UNC #Bioethics

Jill Fisher receives a Three-Year grant from the NIH

July 17, 2023

Dr. Jill A. Fisher is the recipient of a three-year grant from the National Library of Medicine (NIH) to support the writing of a scholarly book on the medicalization and pharmaceuticalization of food allergies. Tentatively titled “Challenging Allergies: The Search for a Magic Bullet for Pediatric Food Allergies,” the book will explore how US families … Read more

Clinical Ethics Discussion Group showcased their research at the AOE Evening of Scholarship

June 7, 2023

Three members of the Clinical Ethics Discussion Group showcased their research at the AOE Evening of Scholarship in June. Medical students Matt Washko, Reece Carter, and Celia Mizelle developed an innovative study exploring first-year medical students’ perception of their fundamental skills in addressing ethical issues in clinical practice. Their intervention of interest, with pre and … Read more

PROMPT Bioethics Study Team prepared White Paper

May 26, 2023

PROMPT Bioethics Study Team, Ann Dennis, MD, MS, Suzanne Day, PhD, MA; Stuart Rennie, PhD; and Kristen Sullivan, PhD. The Dennis Research Group in the School of Medicine has released a new white paper titled, “Revitalizing Community Engagement in the Public Health Use of Molecular HIV Epidemiology.”

UNC Center for Bioethics Reaches Students in April

May 22, 2023

The Bioethicists of tomorrow are being reached today! Members of the UNC Center for Bioethics in conjunction with the undergraduate students of the UNC Bioethics Society recently held two student-centric events that cultivated academic interest in bioethics studies. On April 18, the Clinical Ethics Discussion Group (CEDG), comprised of medical students, and the undergraduate UNC … Read more

Mara Buchbinder interviewed for The Progressive Pulse

March 31, 2023

Mara Buchbinder, PhD was interviewed for Joe Killian‘s article for The Progressive Pulse “More important than ever” UNC Panel talks faith and abortion. Dr. Buchbinder was the moderator for the final spring installment of the Abbey Speaker Series to discuss the relationship between abortion and faith.