Archive for March, 2020

From the Dean: Physical—not social—distancing

From the Dean: Physical—not social—distancing

March 26, 2020 at 11:59 pm

We are obviously in very different space than we were one short month ago. On Feb. 27, 2020, Susan and I were on a several-day break out in Big Sky, Mont. Today we are hunkered down in University House, practicing social distancing, and we’ve been without direct close personal contactRead More

Max Hansen to give Surgery Grand Rounds April 3

Max Hansen to give Surgery Grand Rounds April 3

March 26, 2020 at 2:45 pm

Max Hansen, D.O., a PGY-III resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Thromboelastography” at Altru Health System in Grand Forks, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, April 3, 2020. All are welcome to attend.* The objectives of the talk are: Discuss theRead More

Blake Greiner

Blake Greiner

March 26, 2020 at 8:32 am

Blake Greiner is a research specialist at the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. At the CRH, Blake is responsible for data collection, organization, and analysis. Originally from Grand Forks, Blake attended the University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC), NorthRead More

Dr. Andy Wei presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on April 1

Dr. Andy Wei presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on April 1

March 26, 2020 at 8:14 am

Dr. Andy Wei, a second-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program, will present “Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at UND’s Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Baiju Gandhi, M.D., lead psychiatrist for Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Sanford Health, will service as Dr. Wei’s discussant.*Read More

Sim Center SHaPE program goes virtual

Sim Center SHaPE program goes virtual

March 26, 2020 at 8:11 am

The SMHS Simulation Center‘s third-year clinical skills program, SHaPE (Supplemental History and Physical Enhancement), went virtual this week to comply with social/physical distancing guidelines. Students were split into groups of 12 and scheduled for one-hour long Zoom calls. Also in the call was Dr. Andrew McLean, Simulation Center staff members,Read More

CANCELED!

March 20, 2020 at 1:00 am

The following SMHS-related events have been canceled/postponed per COVID-19 mitigation protocol: SMHS Pre-Game Party for Twins/UND Night at Target Field (July 9, Minneapolis) All Summer Commencement ceremonies are canceled (August) For more information about these and other UND-related events that have been canceled/postponed, see our calendar.

From the Dean

From the Dean

March 19, 2020 at 11:59 pm

Like many of you, I’ve been going nonstop and trying to manage the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and its impact. What follows, then, are the latest updates pertaining to the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, and a longer version of an op-ed I wrote that was published byRead More

Adekeye to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on immunotherapy in pancreatic cancer March 20

Adekeye to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on immunotherapy in pancreatic cancer March 20

March 19, 2020 at 9:16 am

Adeseye Adekeye, M.D., Ph.D., a PGY-V resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Immunotherapy Treatment in Pancreatic Cancer” at Sanford Medical Center Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, March 20, 2020. All are welcome to attend.* The objectives ofRead More

From the Dean

From the Dean

March 13, 2020 at 9:58 am

This truly has been a momentous and challenging time. Since the spread of the coronavirus will continue and its impact increase over time, it is important for UND and the School of Medicine & Health Sciences to be proactive. So as you may well have heard already, we just madeRead More

Remote access when working from home

Remote access when working from home

March 12, 2020 at 2:08 pm

With the spread of COVID-19, most SMHS faculty and staff are now working from home. As such, our Information Resources team has developed a remote access web page to connect you to all the remote apps you might need, including Bomgar, Zoom, and Microsoft Teams. Instructions for setting up aRead More

Spring 2020 North Dakota Medicine magazine now available!

Spring 2020 North Dakota Medicine magazine now available!

March 12, 2020 at 12:11 pm

As you may have noticed in your mailbox, or while perusing the displays in the SMHS or our website, the Spring 2020 issue of North Dakota Medicine is now available! Features this issue include stories on: The rise in anxiety in the U.S. Dr. Don Jurivich’s $3.75 million HRSA grant Students in Action: Logan Schmaltz Cracking theRead More

From the Dean

From the Dean

March 12, 2020 at 9:01 am

A big focus this week has been UND’s ongoing preparation for the COVID-19 (coronavirus) issue. It is a fast-moving situation with many implications. But clearly, it is important to prepare earnestly. An example of such anticipatory activity was the decision two days ago by the Association of American Medical CollegesRead More

Rochelle McLain

Rochelle McLain

March 12, 2020 at 9:01 am

Rochelle McLain is an associate information specialist for the Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) within the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. In this position, Rochelle is responsible for researching, developing, and updating content for the RHIhub website. She also responds toRead More

Building the Perfect Research Poster: Online Series

Building the Perfect Research Poster: Online Series

March 12, 2020 at 8:27 am

Are you presenting a poster at a conference? Whether you are presenting nationally or locally, and whether you are a seasoned researcher or new to the world of poster presentations, the “Building the Perfect Poster” series is for you! In 2019, Library Resources, Education Resources, and Information Resources presented this three-part professional development series at the SMHS. TheRead More

Health Care Clash champions: The Beta Blockers!

Health Care Clash champions: The Beta Blockers!

March 12, 2020 at 8:21 am

Congratulations to the Beta Blockers for their big win over the Young and the Rest of Us at the 2020 SMHS Health Care Clash volleyball tournament this past weekend! After meeting in the championship game last year, these two teams went head-to-head again this year. After losing the first gameRead More