Articles by: Brian Schill

From the (Associate) Dean

From the (Associate) Dean

October 17, 2019 at 10:58 pm

Health care is constantly changing, which in turn requires health care education to continually evolve. The UND SMHS has a long history of such innovation: problem-based learning, team-based learning, online learning, interprofessional education, simulation, membership in the AMA’s Accelerating Change in Medical Education, and the establishment of an initiative inRead More

North Dakota chapters of ACP and SHM announce poster winners!

North Dakota chapters of ACP and SHM announce poster winners!

October 17, 2019 at 3:10 pm

The North Dakota Chapters of American College of Physicians (ACP) and Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) had a successful poster competition among medical students and internal medicine residents recently. The competition winners are: ACP Research Winner: Donald Hamm, MS2 — “An A-Mu-zing change: The effects of selective Mu opioid receptorRead More

UND and United Way partner on 2019 campaign

UND and United Way partner on 2019 campaign

October 17, 2019 at 3:08 pm

UND and the United Way of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks & Area are partnering once again! The 2019 UND United Way campaign will run from Oct. 21 to Nov. 8. This year’s theme for the Greater Grand Forks campaign is “Neighbors Helping Neighbors.” In 2018, employees from the UNDRead More

Being a good teacher: It’s not as difficult as we make it!

Being a good teacher: It’s not as difficult as we make it!

October 17, 2019 at 3:07 pm

On Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Dr. Walter Kemp, Associate Professor of Pathology, will present “Being a Good Teacher: It’s Not as Difficult As We Make It!” in Room W203 of the SMHS Northeast Campus. The presentation will also be streamed live and recorded for laterRead More

Call for applications for DaCCoTA Community Engagement CTR Scholars Program

Call for applications for DaCCoTA Community Engagement CTR Scholars Program

October 17, 2019 at 3:06 pm

The DaCCoTA Community Engagement Clinical Translational Research (CTR) Scholars Program is supported by an NIH/NIGMS grant entitled “Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity.” The goal of the program is to develop successful CTR investigators. This program is a joint effort between the Professional Development and Community Engagement and Outreach Cores.Read More

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences announces Oct. 26 as Pre-Med Day

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences announces Oct. 26 as Pre-Med Day

October 14, 2019 at 9:58 am

Anyone interested in learning about a career as a physician or in the process of applying to the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) is invited to attend UND’s annual Pre-Med Day. The event will be held at the SMHS from 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday,Read More

Dustin Evans to give Surgery Grand Rounds on difficult abdominal wall closure techniques Oct. 18

Dustin Evans to give Surgery Grand Rounds on difficult abdominal wall closure techniques Oct. 18

October 10, 2019 at 2:06 pm

Dustin Evans, M.D., a PGY-V resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Difficult Abdominal Wall Closure – Techniques & Evidence” at Sanford Medical Center Broadway Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, October 18, 2019. Everyone is welcome to attend. The objectivesRead More

Hassan Pervaiz presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on OCD Oct. 16

Hassan Pervaiz presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on OCD Oct. 16

October 10, 2019 at 2:06 pm

Hassan Perviaz, M.D., will present “OCD Medical Management: Going beyond SSRIs” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Pervaiz is a fourth-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Bradley Kohoutek, M.D., clinical associate professor at the UNDRead More

Towner County Medical Center receives award at National Rural Health Association Conference

Towner County Medical Center receives award at National Rural Health Association Conference

October 3, 2019 at 2:53 pm

Towner County Medical Center (TCMC) in Cando was recognized among the 20 highest ranked Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the nation at the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) Rural Health Clinics and Critical Access Hospital Conference in Kansas City, Mo., on Sept. 20. The determining factors for the top 20Read More

UND epigenomics CoBRE announces new pilot grant program

UND epigenomics CoBRE announces new pilot grant program

October 3, 2019 at 11:02 am

The UND CoBRE for Epigenomics of Development and Disease is announcing a new pilot grant program for 2019/2020. The funding opportunity is a short-term pilot grant program designed to allow researchers to generate preliminary data using epigenomics platforms in order to increase their ability to compete for extramural awards. ThisRead More

Generating Measurable, Performance-Based Objectives session on Oct. 22

Generating Measurable, Performance-Based Objectives session on Oct. 22

October 3, 2019 at 11:00 am

On Tuesday, Oct. 22, from noon to 1 p.m. in Room W203 of the SMHS Northeast Campus, Drs. Richard Van Eck and Adrienne Salentiny will present the second Education Resources curriculum series event: “Generating Measurable, Performance-Based Objectives.” Have lunch on us and learn how to improve your curriculum! Join Dr.Read More

Java with Josh on Oct. 22

Java with Josh on Oct. 22

October 2, 2019 at 3:27 pm

Please join Vice President for Health Affairs and SMHS Dean Joshua Wynne for complimentary coffee, juice, or tea at Java with Josh on Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the Tello-Skjerseth Atrium in the east wing of the SMHS building in Grand Forks (across the hallRead More

Michael Dixon to give Surgery Grand Rounds on organ procurement on Oct. 11

Michael Dixon to give Surgery Grand Rounds on organ procurement on Oct. 11

October 2, 2019 at 3:24 pm

Michael Dixon, MD, a PGY-IV resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Organ Procurement” at Sanford Medical Center Broadway Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr. Dixon’s talk are: UnderstandRead More

Andrew Williams

Andrew Williams

October 2, 2019 at 3:24 pm

Andrew D. Williams, Ph.D., M.P.H., is an assistant professor in the Master of Public Health (MPH) program at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). Dr. Williams is a maternal and child health epidemiologist with an interest in structural inequalities and obstetric and pediatric health outcomes with consequencesRead More

Robin McLeod to give Paul and Barbara MacGregor Lectureship Oct. 4

Robin McLeod to give Paul and Barbara MacGregor Lectureship Oct. 4

September 26, 2019 at 11:34 am

Vice President of Clinical Programs and Quality Initiatives at the University of Toronto’s Department of Surgery Cancer Care Ontario, Robin McLeod, MD, FRCSC, will speak on “Surgeons’ role in Quality Improvement Initiatives” from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, in the UND Medical Education Center auditorium.Read More