Archive for January, 2020

From the Dean

From the Dean

January 16, 2020 at 2:00 pm

This past Wednesday, I was pleased to attend an event at the UND Alumni Association & Foundation’s Gorecki Alumni Center in celebration of the life and contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event—called the Dream in Action—was cosponsored by UND and the City of Grand Forks. Coordinated byRead More

UND Physical Therapy Alumni and Friends Reception in Denver Feb. 13

UND Physical Therapy Alumni and Friends Reception in Denver Feb. 13

January 16, 2020 at 1:19 pm

The UND Department of Physical Therapy will host an Alumni & Friends Reception on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Denver, Colo. The event is being held in conjunction with the APTA Combined Sections Meeting at the Sheraton Denver (located at 1550 Court Place in Denver). The event will be held from 6 p.m. toRead More

Join the SMHS in Minneapolis on March 19!

Join the SMHS in Minneapolis on March 19!

January 16, 2020 at 1:18 pm

The UND Alumni Association & Foundation, in partnership with the School of Medicine & Health Sciences, is hosting an Alumni & Friends Social at Amore Uptown (601 W Lake St.) in Minneapolis, Minn., on Thursday, March 19. The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Join DeanRead More

Department of Physician Assistant Studies to present White Coats to Class of 2021 Jan. 17

Department of Physician Assistant Studies to present White Coats to Class of 2021 Jan. 17

January 16, 2020 at 10:09 am

Thirty University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) students begin the clinical portion of their studies next week in an effort to earn their Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree. The White Coat Ceremony for these future physician assistants (PAs) will be held at 9:30Read More

First- and second-year med students recognize six faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards

First- and second-year med students recognize six faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards

January 16, 2020 at 9:46 am

In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment, and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the medical classes of 2022 and 2023 have recognized six faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards in Block II and Block VI of the 2019-2020 academic year. The Class of 2022 (Year 2) Block VI awardeesRead More

RSPD to launch new research proposal management system online

RSPD to launch new research proposal management system online

January 14, 2020 at 9:03 am

The Office of Research & Sponsored Program Development’s (RSPD) online proposal management system, developed by Novelution, is now live on campus. We are excited to be able to provide this opportunity to create efficiencies in the external funding proposal process on campus. This system enables a paperless proposal management andRead More

Service Learning Day poster session Jan. 23

Service Learning Day poster session Jan. 23

January 14, 2020 at 8:25 am

Service-Learning Day at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) is an annual event designed to allow students the opportunity to reflect on a volunteer experience they engaged in and how that experience positively influenced the community in question. UND SMHS students will share their experience with othersRead More

From the Dean

From the Dean

January 9, 2020 at 10:58 pm

As we welcome the new academic year and many of our students back to campus next week, I hope that you will join me in also welcoming Minnie Faith Kalyanasundaram, M.D., to campus as a new associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and director of theRead More

SMHS to participate in Giving Hearts Day on Feb. 13

SMHS to participate in Giving Hearts Day on Feb. 13

January 9, 2020 at 4:14 pm

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences will participate in the 24-hour giving day dedicated to student scholarships known as Giving Hearts Day on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. Dakota Medical Foundation will match up to $25,000 for every dollar SMHS faculty, staff, donors, and friends can pull in for aRead More

Faculty Assembly set for Thursday, Jan. 16

Faculty Assembly set for Thursday, Jan. 16

January 9, 2020 at 3:03 pm

The annual UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Faculty Assembly has been set for 3 p.m. (central time) on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in the Charles H. Fee, M.D., Auditorium (E101) at the UND SMHS in Grand Forks. Please place this important meeting on your calendar. Dr. JoshuaRead More

Physician Assistant Studies program to present white coats to Class of 2021 on Jan. 17

Physician Assistant Studies program to present white coats to Class of 2021 on Jan. 17

January 9, 2020 at 11:12 am

Thirty University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) students begin the clinical portion of their studies next week in an effort to earn their Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree. The White Coat Ceremony for these future physician assistants (PAs) will be held at 9:30Read More

DaCCoTA Pilot Projects Program releases new RFAs for pilot grant awards

DaCCoTA Pilot Projects Program releases new RFAs for pilot grant awards

January 9, 2020 at 11:12 am

The DaCCoTA Pilot Projects Program has released new RFAs for the following pilot grant awards: Feasibility Pilot Grants – These awards of up to $40,000 (direct + indirect costs) are intended to provide support to allow a clinician/non-clinician team to form around a novel cancer-related hypothesis. Applications can consider theRead More

Joseph Cox presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on psychiatric rehab Jan. 15

Joseph Cox presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on psychiatric rehab Jan. 15

January 9, 2020 at 9:44 am

Joseph Cox, Psy.D., LP, will present “Introduction to Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Skills Development” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at UND’s Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Cox is a licensed psychologist, consultant for psychosocial rehabilitation to the North Dakota Department of Human Services FieldRead More

Diagnose the Diagnosis: Automating assessment of diagnostic reasoning Feb. 4

Diagnose the Diagnosis: Automating assessment of diagnostic reasoning Feb. 4

January 9, 2020 at 9:16 am

The Office of Education and Faculty Affairs and Education Resources invite you to attend an interactive faculty development session with (returning!) guest presenter Dr. Jason Waechter: “Diagnose the Diagnosis: Automating the Assessment of Student Diagnostic Reasoning.” Every health care educator knows that diagnostic reasoning is key to providing effective andRead More

From the Dean

From the Dean

January 2, 2020 at 10:00 pm

As we welcome 2020 and look forward to the new year, we should pause for a moment to send our best wishes to Hunter Pinke, a UND student athlete on the football team who suffered a severe spinal injury while skiing in Colorado, and to remember two members of theRead More