Articles by: Brian Schill

Fourth-year medical students at SMHS receive their residency “match”

Fourth-year medical students at SMHS receive their residency “match”

March 15, 2019 at 3:56 pm

“Match Day” for graduating medical students is one of the most important milestones of their young careers. Each year on Match Day, medical school seniors across the country find out where they will complete their residency, a period of advanced intensive training in their chosen medical specialty before independent practiceRead More

“Service” edition of North Dakota Medicine out now

“Service” edition of North Dakota Medicine out now

March 13, 2019 at 3:58 pm

The Spring 2019 edition of the SMHS quarterly North Dakota Medicine is out now in paper and online. This service-themed issue follows a number of SMHS graduates who have gone on to serve in the military or engage in “service” in other ways, including stories on: Former Surgeon General ofRead More

INMED welcomes Siobhan Wescott, MD, MPH, as new assistant director

INMED welcomes Siobhan Wescott, MD, MPH, as new assistant director

March 13, 2019 at 1:42 pm

The Indians into Medicine (INMED) program at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences would like to welcome Siobhan Wescott, MD, MPH, as the program’s new assistant director. Dr. Wescott formerly taught in the Department of Public Health at North Dakota State University in American IndianRead More

SMHS and Mayo Sim Centers collaborate on “Making Low Cost Task Trainers” workshop

SMHS and Mayo Sim Centers collaborate on “Making Low Cost Task Trainers” workshop

March 13, 2019 at 1:39 pm

Tim Shea, CHSOS (Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist), Simulation Coordinator for the School of Medicine & Health Sciences Simulation Center, presented at the Society for Simulation in Healthcare’s (SSH) Annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH 2019) in San Antonio, Texas, January 26–30. The IMSH is a scientific conferenceRead More

Raul Ruiz, MD, presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds March 20

Raul Ruiz, MD, presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds March 20

March 13, 2019 at 1:37 pm

Raul Ruiz, MD, will present “Practical Approaches to the Metabolic Issues Associated with Second Generation Antipsychotics” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, at the UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Ruiz is a consultant with the Department of Endocrinology at Sanford Health, Fargo, N.D.; anRead More

Information Desk hours for assessment/spring break week

Information Desk hours for assessment/spring break week

March 6, 2019 at 1:26 pm

Please note the SMHS Library Resources Information Desk hours for the week of UND’s Spring Break. The Information Desk will be open the following hours from March 9 to 17: Friday, March 8:  7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 9:  CLOSED Sunday, March 10:  1 p.m. to 5 p.m.Read More

Society of Hospital Medicine announces North Dakota chapter

Society of Hospital Medicine announces North Dakota chapter

March 6, 2019 at 1:06 pm

The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) has now established a North Dakota Chapter under the direction of chapter leaders Abhishek Matta, MD, Dinesh Bande, MD, and Siddharth Singhal, MD. The chapter’s leadership encourage not only hospital medicine physicians (hospitalists) to participate and contribute to the chapter’s success, but health providers andRead More

UND kicks off campaign to be designated a Cardiac Ready Campus

UND kicks off campaign to be designated a Cardiac Ready Campus

March 6, 2019 at 12:49 pm

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), in partnership with the UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, UND Work Well, and Altru Health System, is pleased to announce the kick-off of the University’s campaign to be designated a “Cardiac Ready Campus” (CRC) by the North Dakota DepartmentRead More

NDBIN featured in National Association of State Head Injury Administrators March newsletter

NDBIN featured in National Association of State Head Injury Administrators March newsletter

March 6, 2019 at 12:36 pm

During March, Brain Injury Awareness Month, the National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA) is spotlighting the work of the North Dakota Brain Injury Network (NDBIN) in the NASHIA newsletter. NDBIN Program Director Rebecca Quinn and her staff provide information and support to individuals and families dealing with brainRead More

Division of Research and Economic Development updates proposal transmittal form

Division of Research and Economic Development updates proposal transmittal form

March 6, 2019 at 12:30 pm

The UND Division of Research & Economic Development has updated the proposal transmittal form for researchers. Effective March 29, 2019, the Division will no longer accept the old proposal form, so please make sure you communicate with your faculty and staff of this change. Questions? Contact SMHS Grants Manager Diane Hillebrand at 701.777.2808,Read More

Retirement reception for Sandy Krom on March 22

Retirement reception for Sandy Krom on March 22

March 6, 2019 at 12:01 pm

The UND Department of Pediatrics and the UND Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Center are hosting a retirement reception for department office manager Sandy Krom on Friday, March 22, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Hired in 1977 by UND’s Married Student Housing Department, Sandy transferred to the former Word Processing DepartmentRead More

Errin Jordan

Errin Jordan

February 28, 2019 at 9:40 am

Errin Jordan is the administrative assistant for the Graduate Medical Education/DIO and Population Health offices, and the Clerkship Coordinator for Neurology. In this position, Errin helps the head of each of her departments with administrative duties, residency/clerkship coordination, record keeping, and finance management. Originally from Mt. Orab, Ohio, Errin attendedRead More

Sejal Parikh presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on March 6

Sejal Parikh presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on March 6

February 27, 2019 at 3:35 pm

Sejal Parikh, MD, will present “Prescribing Exercise for Depression” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at the UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. After earning her MD degree from the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Dr. Parikh entered UND’s Psychiatry Residency Training Program.Read More

Solberg named chair of new UND Department of Emergency Medicine

Solberg named chair of new UND Department of Emergency Medicine

February 27, 2019 at 3:12 pm

Jon Solberg, MD, FACEP, FAWM, has been named chair of the inaugural Department of Emergency Medicine at UND’s School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). Solberg is a Stanley, N.D., native and 2006 graduate of the SMHS. Solberg trained as an emergency medicine physician at Madigan Army Medical Center, FortRead More

National Athletic Training Month events in March

National Athletic Training Month events in March

February 27, 2019 at 11:31 am

In honor of National Athletic Training Month in March, the UND Student Athletic Trainers’ Organization will host the following events to help raise money for North Dakota Special Olympics (NDSO) and the group’s upcoming trip to Tulsa, Okla., for the District 5 Annual Meeting. Healthcare Clash Volleyball Tournament:  Open toRead More