UNC Family Medicine is dedicated to transforming the health care system to work better for everyone, including patients, physicians, employers, and the nation. As a top-ranked Family Medicine Department in the US, we have proven success in innovation, education, and relevant research. Imagine how your gift will meaningfully advance the goals of reducing patient suffering and provider burnout, improve the health of thousands of all ages, and address some of the greatest challenges in health care.

 

 

 

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Family Medicine Fund
Your gift is used where it is needed the most in support of highly promising and innovative opportunities in patient care, research, medical education, and community service. Gifts to the Family Medicine Fund have repeatedly been the difference maker by allowing the Department to quickly and efficiently leverage other funding and respond to new opportunities to transform health care.

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Family Medicine Residents Fund
There is a pressing national need for well-trained primary care physicians. You can support high value opportunities for residents with no other funding sources such as educational opportunities, the annual resident retreat, enhanced training courses, technology improvements, innovations proposed by residents, and the development of novel faculty-led curriculum to prepare graduates for emerging clinical venues.

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Family Medicine Research Fund
Your gift will support our nationally-recognized faculty conducting leading research in evidence-based practice, practice transformation, and health policy. Your support could lead to new, innovative, and high-risk areas that warrant larger federal and foundation funding or actionable new practices.

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Contact Us

Should you have any questions or would like to discuss your support, please contact:
Brad Wilson
Director of Development, Family Medicine
brad_wilson@med.unc.edu
984-974-4467

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