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University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Review how this school has implemented a student-centered and patient-based integrated, modern curriculum called Translational Education at Carolina.
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4 diverse medical students smile in a corridor.

Joined January 2016

The University of North Carolina School of Medicine has implemented a student-centered and patient-based integrated, modern curriculum called Translational Education at Carolina.

This curriculum responds to the changing health care environment with an individualized design built on the principles of promoting the development of leadership skills, professionalism, ethics, humanism and service to others.

2017 Spring Consortium Meeting

Poster presented: Translational Education at Carolina

Need/gap addressed: The FIRST program addresses the need to expedite medical students into family medicine careers to serve in high need areas of North Carolina while decreasing the costs of medical education for these students.


Principal investigator: Julie Byerley, MD, MPH
Vice dean, education

The AMA awarded each consortium member a grant for its transformative medical education projects in key innovation areas.

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