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Forty-first Frank Low Research Day to be held virtually on April 22

Forty-first Frank Low Research Day to be held virtually on April 22

March 11, 2021 at 4:04 pm

Mark your calendars for the 41st annual Frank Low Research Day, which will be held virtually on Thursday, April 22, 2021. Students and faculty in the basic sciences, health sciences, and clinical departments are encouraged to participate in the poster presentations. More information, including a call for abstracts, is forthcoming,Read More

Save the Date: DaCCoTA Annual Symposium to be held on June 18

Save the Date: DaCCoTA Annual Symposium to be held on June 18

March 11, 2021 at 1:23 pm

The 2021 Virtual DaCCoTA Annual Symposium will be held on June 18, 2021, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The symposium itself will include educational opportunities (featuring tentative topics like clinical trial design, mentorship, and demystifying the NIH Study Section), poster sessions, and networking opportunities. As such, the DaCCoTA is currentlyRead More

Joclyn Seiler to give Surgery Grand Rounds on colon cancer March 12

Joclyn Seiler to give Surgery Grand Rounds on colon cancer March 12

March 11, 2021 at 11:32 am

Joclyn Seiler, M.D., a PGY-III resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines” at Altru Health System in Grand Forks, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, March 12, 2021. Join the Zoom link meeting at: https://und.zoom.us/j/490250938. All are welcome toRead More

Second-year med students recognize three faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards for Block 7

Second-year med students recognize three faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards for Block 7

March 4, 2021 at 5:17 pm

In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment, and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the MD Class of 2023 has recognized three faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards in Block VII of the 2020-21 academic year. The Class of 2023 (Year 2) Block VII awardees are the following individuals: CatherineRead More

Recognizing sentinel injuries and basic work-up for child physical abuse

March 4, 2021 at 4:16 pm

Jada Ingalls, D.O., Sanford Children’s Child Abuse Referral and Evaluation (CARE) Specialist, will present a talk entitled “Recognizing sentinel injuries and the basic work-up for child physical abuse” via Zoom (https://und.zoom.us/j/490250938) from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, March 5, 2021. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of theRead More

SMHS Homecoming 2021 survey

SMHS Homecoming 2021 survey

March 4, 2021 at 4:12 pm

As we begin thinking about the next academic year — and UND Homecoming 2021 from Oct. 18-23 — the SMHS Office of Alumni & Community Relations wants to gather faculty, student, and alumni input on two things: Your preferences about participating in Homecoming in person vs. online; and Topics you’dRead More

UND Staff Senate accepting nominations for 2021-22

UND Staff Senate accepting nominations for 2021-22

March 4, 2021 at 4:11 pm

The UND Staff Senate is accepting nominations for the 2021-22 academic year and staff members are invited to get on the ballot. Staff Senate is not only a voice for staff; it also provides Senators with professional development opportunities to strengthen leadership skills, learn new skillsets, and have a deeperRead More

DaCCoTA seeks poster abstracts for annual symposium on June 18

DaCCoTA seeks poster abstracts for annual symposium on June 18

February 26, 2021 at 1:17 pm

The DaCCoTA is currently soliciting poster abstracts for its 2021 Virtual Symposium, which will be held on June 18, 2021. Posters are expected to address cancer-related clinical and translational research. Posters can consider the multilevel manifestations of cancer (e.g., neurological, psychiatric), demographic risks, and/or social impact. Posters that focus on T2-T4 translationalRead More

Biomedical Sciences seminar on pneumonia March 24

Biomedical Sciences seminar on pneumonia March 24

February 26, 2021 at 1:16 pm

The UND Department of Biomedical Sciences presents: “Inducible epithelial resistance to prevent pneumonia,” a presentation by Scott E. Evans, M.D., FCCP, ATSF, professor and chairman ad interim of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Department of Pulmonary Medicine. Dr. Evans will give his presentation from noon to 1 p.m.Read More

Faculty development: Using OneNote to get organized on March 25

Faculty development: Using OneNote to get organized on March 25

February 26, 2021 at 1:15 pm

Join Education Resources and Dr. Melanie Nadeau, assistant director of the SMHS Public Health Program, for a faculty development session entitled “Using OneNote to get organized: Faculty experience” at noon on Thursday, March 25. Join us on Zoom or view the recording after the event. From research to teaching, from service to departmental responsibilities,Read More

Jennifer Myers presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on clozapine March 3

Jennifer Myers presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on clozapine March 3

February 26, 2021 at 1:15 pm

Jennifer Myers, M.D., will present “Inflammation leading to supratherapeutic clozapine levels: A case report” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. This presentation will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Myers is a second-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Baiju Gandhi, M.D., will serviceRead More

Building online interactive simulations and tutorials with SimTutor

Building online interactive simulations and tutorials with SimTutor

February 26, 2021 at 1:14 pm

You are invited to “Building Online Interactive Simulations and Tutorials with SimTutor,” our second faculty development event based on SimTutor, to be held at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 11. The session will be recorded, but click here to join live. The SMHS has purchased a limited number of licenses for SimTutor,Read More

SMHS, UND Marketing teams win gold award for Indigenous Health Ph.D. campaign

SMHS, UND Marketing teams win gold award for Indigenous Health Ph.D. campaign

February 25, 2021 at 12:33 pm

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) and UND Marketing & Communications teams have been given a Gold “Award of Excellence” from the Group on Institutional Advancement (GIA) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) for the public relations and media campaign they launched in January 2020Read More

Alessandra Spagnolia to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on surgeon suicide Feb. 19

Alessandra Spagnolia to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on surgeon suicide Feb. 19

February 18, 2021 at 4:38 pm

Alessandra Spagnolia, M.D., a PGY-II resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Surgeon Suicide” at Sanford Medical Center MEC Room 140 in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr. Spagnolia’sRead More

Weekly BINAX testing at SMHS to continue

Weekly BINAX testing at SMHS to continue

February 18, 2021 at 4:37 pm

Just a reminder: UND Student Health is hosting BINAX rapid testing events on the first floor of the School of Medicine & Health Sciences from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Thursday until further notice. Administrators encourage all faculty, staff, and students from your departments who are in the SMHS buildingRead More