It’s Thursday! Enjoy your Morning Rounds

February 10, 2022

“Character is power.” – Booker T. Washington

In the News

1. Achieving Health Equity by Addressing the Social Determinants of Health

Where we are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age are known as social determinants of health (SDOH). Read an informative piece on SDOH and the profound impact they have on health.

2. Jillian Horton, MD, on Storytelling to Address Physician Burnout

AMA’s Moving Medicine video series amplifies physician voices and highlights developments and achievements throughout medicine. In this episode of Moving Medicine, AMA Chief Experience Officer Todd Unger talks with Jillian Horton, MD, associate chair of the internal medicine department at the University of Manitoba Max Rady College of Medicine, in Winnipeg, Canada, about how physicians can help leaders address the complicated issue of physician burnout by sharing their stories. Watch here.

3. DiabetesFreeNC – Take the Pledge

Through the statewide initiative in North Carolina to prevent type 2 diabetes called DiabetesFreeNC, physicians and care teams have an opportunity to support their patients with prediabetes with a free or low-cost, evidence-based National Diabetes Prevention Program.

Add your name to the growing list of North Carolina clinicians taking a stand against diabetes. Learn more and take the pledge.

COVID-19 Updates

1.     COVID-19 and Equity

2.     COVID-19 Information Hub

3.     NC DHHS COVID-19 Dashboard

Learning Opportunities

Clinical Case Study: Telehealth for Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology

Friday, February 18
11:00 AM Eastern Time

This event is co-hosted with the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ACAAI) and will showcase examples of how telehealth is currently being leveraged by Allergists/Immunologists to provide allergy, asthma, and immunology care.


Upcoming Events

·       2022 NC-ACP Annual Scientific Session (Feb. 11-12, 2022)—NOW VIRTUAL

·       2022 NC Neurological Society Hybrid Annual Meeting (Feb. 25-27, 2022)