Clinical Engagement Team Lead and School of Medicine Librarian, Health Sciences Library
As the Clinical Engagement Team Lead and School of Medicine Librarian, Sarah Wright, MLS, leads a team of clinical librarians who collaborate with faculty, staff and residents at the UNC Medical Center on patient care, research and education. She provides curriculum support for medical students at the School of Medicine and supports SOM faculty with research and curricular implementation. Also, Ms. Wright implements training for UNC Hospitals’ residents; handles patient-related information retrieval and the critical appraisal of evidence; provides expert-mediated searching and synthesized answers in response to advanced requests; provides clinical information and evidence-based practice for bedside clinical rounds; offers effective and innovative client-centered education services; and conducts individual and group consultations on information discovery, retrieval, and management.
Prior to this appointment, Ms. Wright was a Clinical Librarian and Graduate Medical Education Specialist with the Health Sciences Library at UNC. She was previously the Director of Information Management and Clinical Pediatrics Librarian for the UNC Department of Pediatrics, as well as the Manager of the Medical Library at the Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Virginia; the Hospital Liaison/Medical Reference Librarian at the Himmelfarb Library at the George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, D.C.; and the Health Information Specialist at the Rural Information Center Health Service (RICHS) at the National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, MD.
MLS, University of Pittsburgh
BA, French Education and Violin Performance, University of Richmond
2e Degree, Université de Strasbourg, France