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Do Institutions Support Partner Hiring? A New Tool Ranks Universities

June 20, 2024

To raise awareness and assist couples with job searches, UNC-Chapel Hill researchers launched an evidence-based tool showing how research-intensive institutions rank in partner hiring – providing insights on where they may be excelling and where they may be deficient. Jill Fisher, PhD, professor of social medicine at the UNC School of Medicine, co-led the project.

Webinar Recording Available

June 13, 2024

Anne Drapkin Lyerly, MD, MA, “Ethics and Research in Pregnancy–A Shifting Paradigm” Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics Hot Topics in Research Ethics Webinar Series

Recording now available

April 10, 2024

Elaine Hsieh, Ph.D., J.D. Communicating Across Cultures: Why Our Traditional Approaches May Fail to Inform and Empower Patients

Daniel Moseley quoted in UNC Health Talk about Imposter Syndrome

February 21, 2024

In 1978, psychologists Pauline Rose Clance and Suzanne Imes published a paper about highly successful and well-educated women who considered themselves “imposters.” The women whom the psychologists spoke to believed that they weren’t intelligent and didn’t deserve their high-ranking roles and that anyone who said otherwise had been fooled.

Mara Buchbinder interviewed for CBS 17 News

February 14, 2024

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Doctors who care for pregnant women say abortion laws are already impacting patients and physicians. Some worry that if stricter laws go into effect in North Carolina, fewer top-quality doctors will choose to practice in the state.

Dr. Eric Juengst, Renowned Bioethicist and UNC Professor, Announces Retirement

February 1, 2024

After a distinguished career at the forefront of bioethics, Professor Eric Juengst, PhD, is set to embark on a well-deserved retirement. Although stepping back from his full-time role, Dr. Juengst will continue as an emeritus professor, maintaining the flexibility to attend lectures and participate in research at his discretion—a self-coined “open-ended sabbatical.” Journey into Bioethics … Read more

Mara Buchbinder one of 13 New Hastings Center Fellows

January 25, 2024

The Hastings Center is pleased to announce the election of the 2023 fellows. Hastings Center fellows are a group of more than 200 individuals of outstanding accomplishment whose work has informed scholarship and public understanding of complex ethical issues in health, health care, science, and technology. The latest fellows focus on a broad range of topics with … Read more

Mara Buchbinder will be the Keynote Speaker at the 10th Biennial Conference of the Society for Humanities, Social Science, and Medicine

January 16, 2024

The 10th Biennial Conference of the Society for Humanities, Social Science, and Medicine ADVOCACY AND ACCOUNTABILITY: NAVIGATING THE BOUNDARIES OF MODERN MEDICINE April 13th & 14th, 2024, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill   The National Conference for Physician-Scholars in the Social Sciences and Humanities was founded in 2005 by a group of MD-PhD … Read more