Originally the North Carolina Memorial Hospital, UNC-Chapel Hill hospital is non-profit teaching hospital organized in 1952 for the University of North Carolina’s medical school. It is now known as UNC Health Care composed of several other hospitals including the North Carolina Children’s Hospital, North Carolina Women’s Hospital, North Carolina Cancer Hospital, and North Carolina Neurosciences Hospitals. This 803-bed facility treats patients from all of North Carolina as well as patients from all over the Southeastern United States. The hospital is best known for its Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer center but it is also home to a state of the art Breast Center, Cardiovascular Program, Diabetes Care Center, Lung Center, Rehabilitation Center, Spine Center, Wound Management Program and Comprehensive Transplant Center.
Submitted by student authors: Stephanie Wiafe & Rebekah Currie