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Our diverse and collaborative environment will allow us to meet the biomedical and health challenges with the same spirit of service and innovation, empathy and expertise that founded our School of Medicine and this great University.
Dr. A. Wesley Burks, dean, CEO of UNC Health Care and vice chancellor for medical affairs
Dr. Elizabeth Stringer, an associate professor in the UNC School of Medicine, has dedicated her career to improving the health and well-being of women around the world.
A student group founded by medical students, White Coats Black Doctors is working to increase diversity in the medical profession by supporting the development of future black physicians.
Generations of students have made volunteering at the Student Health Action Coalition a UNC School of Medicine rite of passage.
UNC School of Medicine researchers led by Dr. Bryan Roth discovered how to activate only one kind of brain receptor vital for pain relief. This receptor is not involved in addiction or respiratory depression that leads to death – the most severe side effects of opioid use.