News & Announcements
ECU leads state in rate of primary care medical graduates
East Carolina University continues to lead the state in the percentage of medical graduates training in or practicing primary care five years after completing school, according to a report presented this month to the state university system.
Brody ranks top 5 for producing family physiciansThe Brody School of Medicine at ECU was ranked among the nation’s top five medical schools again this year for the high percentage of its graduates pursuing careers in family medicine, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Grant to fund HIV testing in the emergency departmentA new grant awarded to the Brody School of Medicine will support routine HIV blood testing for patients who come to Vidant Medical Center's emergency department and will help connect patients with HIV support services.
Grants prepare providers, enhance care in rural areas
The Department of Family Medicine has landed several large grants this year aimed at enhancing primary health care in rural areas. Collectively totaling $4.5 million, the grants were all awarded to Brody by the Health Resources & Services Administration, the primary federal agency for improving health care for people who are geographically isolated or otherwise economically or medically vulnerable.