UNC Health

UNC Health was created to meet the health needs of North Carolinians by training physicians, creating new science, pioneering novel treatments and improving health outcomes in all 100 counties in the state. As part of a true public university, UNC Health works for the good of all humanity, keeping compassion for all at our core. We deliver care with empathy. We secure healthier futures for everyone—and by doing so, the promise of better lives. From ensuring North Carolina’s underserved rural communities have access to primary care physicians to improving AIDS outcomes in Africa; from discovering new cancer treatments to predicting the onset of autism; we will lead and excel with empathy and expertise in patient care, education, advocacy and research.

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Travis Williams speaks with a patient at MAHEC Family Medical Center

Going Where They Are Needed Most

The Kenan Primary Care Medical Scholars program is increasing patient care resources while creating a new generation of health care providers with ties to underserved communities.

The music room in NC Children's Hospital

Bringing Music to Pediatric Therapies

Two families team up to fund music therapy for young patients


Care Beyond the Hospital

The UNC Health FoodWell program addresses food insecurity for discharged patients


Kathy’s Korner

Legacy gift will bring books to hospitalized children for years to come

Jeremy Wang, assistant professor of genetics in the UNC School of Medicine, in front of lab equipment

The power of partnership

A collaboration among UNC-Chapel Hill clinicians and researchers is leading the way in how we think about tracking viral variants.

Design of molecular structure with egg hatching

Carolina Scientists Earn Prestigious Keck Award

UNC-Chapel Hill scientists were awarded $1 million from the W.M. Keck Foundation to answer the age-old question: How did life on Earth begin?