Education

Balwinder Singh presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Aug. 21

Balwinder Singh presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Aug. 21

August 13, 2019 at 12:04 pm

Balwinder Singh, M.D., will present “Ketamine update: what should clinicians know?” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Singh is an assistant professor of psychiatry at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Rochester, Minn. He isRead More

Matthew Heberer to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on hemorrhoids Aug. 16

Matthew Heberer to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on hemorrhoids Aug. 16

August 13, 2019 at 11:05 am

Matthew Heberer, M.D., a PGY-V resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk titled “Hemorrhoids: a concise history” at Sanford Health – Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, August 16. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr. Heberer’s talkRead More

Mark Jensen to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on “life after death” Aug. 9

Mark Jensen to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on “life after death” Aug. 9

August 8, 2019 at 9:22 am

Mark Jensen, MD, FACS, director of Surgical Anatomy in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk titled “What is it like to die and be revived? Health care through the eyes of a provider: a case report” at UND Medical Education Center – Auditorium in Fargo, N.D., fromRead More

Mary Aaland to give Surgery Grand Rounds on rural surgery Aug. 2

Mary Aaland to give Surgery Grand Rounds on rural surgery Aug. 2

August 1, 2019 at 9:19 am

Mary Aaland, MD, FACS, director of the SMHS Rural Surgery Support Program and associate professor in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Rural Surgery in the 21st Century” at the UND Medical Education Center Auditorium in Fargo from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, AugustRead More

Ali Pervaiz presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Aug. 7

Ali Pervaiz presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Aug. 7

August 1, 2019 at 9:15 am

Ali Pervaiz, MD, will present “Mental Health and Chronic Pain Management” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Pervaiz is a fourth-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Jon Ulven, Ph.D., chair of Adult Psychology at Sanford Health,Read More

Medical students recognize seven faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards for blocks 4 and 8

Medical students recognize seven faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards for blocks 4 and 8

July 17, 2019 at 1:22 pm

In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment, and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the SMHS medical classes of 2021 and 2022 have recognized seven faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards in Block IV and Block VIII of the 2018–19 academic year. The Class of 2021 (Year 2) Block VIIIRead More

Universal Design and Blackboard Ally: hands-on seminar July 29

Universal Design and Blackboard Ally: hands-on seminar July 29

July 3, 2019 at 11:20 am

How do you know if your Blackboard course materials are accessible? How do you fix them if they’re not? There are tools available in Blackboard and Microsoft Office to help with these tasks, and Education Resources has invited UND’s Teaching Transformation & Development Academy (TTaDA) to show us how toRead More

New “Doctor to Patient” Podcast

New “Doctor to Patient” Podcast

June 27, 2019 at 1:48 pm

Drs. Kirsten Juhl and Lindsey Dahl, SMHS clinical faculty based in Fargo, have established a new and innovative way of connecting doctors with adult patients. Their podcast, “Everything Your Doc Wants You To Know,” is produced every other Sunday and covers various medical issues common in the adult population. TheRead More

Doctoral Examination set for Ethan Snow on June 17

Doctoral Examination set for Ethan Snow on June 17

June 13, 2019 at 1:26 pm

The Doctoral Examination for Ethan Snow, a candidate for the Ph.D.degree with a major in Biomedical Sciences, is set for 9 a.m. on June 17, 2019, in room W202 of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Snow’s dissertation title is: “Effects of a Confidence-Based, Individualized Remediation Strategy on Student Learning and Final GradesRead More

Mallory Koshiol to give Surgery Grand Rounds on May 31

Mallory Koshiol to give Surgery Grand Rounds on May 31

May 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

Mallory Koshiol, MPH, director of quality at Sanford Health, will present a talk entitled “Quality 2018 Year in Review, Surgery Resident Grand Rounds, Sanford Fargo Region” at Sanford Health – Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, May 31. All are welcome to attend.* ThisRead More

SMHS curriculum retreat on May 31 to focus on implementation of new medical curriculum

SMHS curriculum retreat on May 31 to focus on implementation of new medical curriculum

May 16, 2019 at 3:08 pm

In January of this year, SMHS Dean Wynne charged the faculty, through the various standing committees in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, to consider significant changes to the medical school curriculum. The Medical Curriculum Committee (MCC) therefore created nine curriculum redesign groups comprising volunteer faculty and staff,Read More

Monica Taylor-Desir presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on May 15

Monica Taylor-Desir presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on May 15

May 8, 2019 at 4:09 pm

Monica Taylor-Desir, MD, MPH, DFAPA, will present “Resilience and Recovery in American Indian Mental Health” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15 at the UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Taylor-Desir served as Chief Medical Officer and Psychiatrist until recently at Elbowoods Memorial Health Center withRead More

Matthew Heberer to give Surgery Grand Rounds on Barrett’s Esophagus May 17

Matthew Heberer to give Surgery Grand Rounds on Barrett’s Esophagus May 17

May 8, 2019 at 4:07 pm

Matthew Heberer, MD, a PGY-IV resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Management of Barrett’s Esophagus” at Sanford Health – Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, May 17. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of the talk are:Read More

Erin Follman to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on sepsis May 10

Erin Follman to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on sepsis May 10

May 2, 2019 at 1:30 pm

Erin Follman, MD, a PGY-II resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Sepsis in the Postoperative Patient” at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, May 10, 2019. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr. Follman’s talkRead More

First annual DaCCoTA Symposium to be held June 8

First annual DaCCoTA Symposium to be held June 8

May 2, 2019 at 1:20 pm

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) is proud to present the first annual DaCCoTA Symposium, to be held at the SMHS (1301 N. Columbia Rd., Grand Forks, N.D.) from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019. The symposium will focus on increasing understanding ofRead More