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2021 SMHS calendars available online

2021 SMHS calendars available online

December 17, 2020 at 1:23 pm

Just a reminder: the 2021 SMHS calendar is now available in multiple formats. To download the letter-sized calendar, go here. For an 11 x 17 inch calendar, go here. Calendars were produced courtesy of the SMHS Medical Media team.

Medical Laboratory Science students receive scholarships for 2020-21

Medical Laboratory Science students receive scholarships for 2020-21

December 10, 2020 at 2:07 pm

The Department of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has awarded scholarships to several medical laboratory science students for the upcoming academic year. Funds for the scholarships are given from various private sources, endowments, and scholarship funds. Scholarship winners for the 2020-2021 academicRead More

Ring in 2021 with (virtual!) instructional design office hours

Ring in 2021 with (virtual!) instructional design office hours

December 10, 2020 at 11:42 am

Are online, hybrid, or hyflex class designs causing you double the work and double the stress? Are you hitting a wall as you try to prepare spring course content? Have you been using tools that frustrate more than they cooperate? In 2021, let’s focus on what’s been working and leave theRead More

Dakota Feist

Dakota Feist

December 10, 2020 at 10:47 am

Dakota Feist is a simulator technician at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. As a simulator technician, Dakota is responsible for the programming, maintenance, repair, and operation of the computerized human patient simulators, or manikins. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in computer scienceRead More

Library Resources and liaison librarians available to help you remotely

Library Resources and liaison librarians available to help you remotely

December 10, 2020 at 10:43 am

Although many of our staff are currently working remotely, Library Resources is providing all of our services. Even at a distance we can: help faculty and students explore a research question. acquire an interlibrary loan for resources unavailable through our collections. establish course reserves. help faculty on assignment design. giveRead More

Dr. Francis Lu to discuss diversity and inclusion at Psychiatry Grand Rounds Dec. 16

Dr. Francis Lu to discuss diversity and inclusion at Psychiatry Grand Rounds Dec. 16

December 10, 2020 at 10:43 am

Francis Lu, M.D., DLFAPA, will present “Diversity and Inclusion in GME: Implementing the 2019 ACGME Common Program Requirement on Diversity and Inclusion” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. This presentation will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Lu is a Luke & Grace Kim professorRead More

SMHS Holiday Gathering for all campuses to be held online Dec. 10

SMHS Holiday Gathering for all campuses to be held online Dec. 10

December 3, 2020 at 11:51 am

In lieu of holiday parties on all four campuses this year, the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences will host a single Holiday Gathering via Zoom for all SMHS staff and faculty from all campuses at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 10. Although the event’s program is still beingRead More

TLAS Corner: Faculty development needs assessment points the way to the future

TLAS Corner: Faculty development needs assessment points the way to the future

December 3, 2020 at 11:50 am

In this edition of Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) Corner, Drs. Adrienne Salentiny and Richard Van Eck present an article entitled “Faculty development needs assessment points the way to the future.” As part of our ongoing strategic planning, we conducted our annual faculty development needs assessment to inform plans for theRead More

Faculty development: The 1-minute preceptor and other strategies for busy clinical educators

Faculty development: The 1-minute preceptor and other strategies for busy clinical educators

December 3, 2020 at 11:44 am

Join the Teaching, Learning and Scholarship team at noon on Thursday, Dec. 17 for the next Evidence-Based Faculty Development Session: “The 1-minute preceptor and other strategies for busy clinical educators.” Presenters: Dr. Marc Basson, Senior Associate Dean for Medicine and Research Dr. Richard Van Eck, Associate Dean for Teaching & LearningRead More

SMHS announces medical student scholarships for 2020–21 academic year

SMHS announces medical student scholarships for 2020–21 academic year

November 25, 2020 at 12:31 pm

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has announced that nearly $600,000 in scholarships has been awarded to more than 130 UND medical students for the 2020–2021 academic year. Funds for the scholarships come from private sources, endowments, and other awards, and have helped the School lower SMHS medicalRead More

Med students recognize three faculty for Outstanding Unified Session Instructor Awards

Med students recognize three faculty for Outstanding Unified Session Instructor Awards

November 25, 2020 at 11:17 am

In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the medical student Class of 2024 has recognized three UND faculty for Outstanding Unified Session Instructor Awards in Unified Session II of the 2020-21 academic year. The Class of 2024 (Phase 1) Unified Session II awardeesRead More

Jinal Desai presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on childhood maltreatment and depression Dec. 2

Jinal Desai presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on childhood maltreatment and depression Dec. 2

November 25, 2020 at 11:15 am

Jinal Desai, M.D., will present “Childhood Maltreatment and its Association with Adult Depression” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020. This presentation will be broadcast via Zoom and video conferencing. Dr. Desai is a second year resident in UND’s Psychiatry Residency Training Program. UND Chester FritzRead More

ACP and SHM North Dakota Chapters announce 2020 poster winners

ACP and SHM North Dakota Chapters announce 2020 poster winners

November 19, 2020 at 1:09 pm

The North Dakota Chapters of American College of Physicians and Society of Hospital Medicine are pleased to announce the winners of our annual poster competition. All posters can be viewed here. The winners, by category, are: ACP Research Winner – Connor J. Schweitzer and Austin J. Hewitt, fourth-year medical students,Read More

Zachery Staskywicz to give Surgery Grand Rounds on metabolism and TPN on Nov. 20

Zachery Staskywicz to give Surgery Grand Rounds on metabolism and TPN on Nov. 20

November 19, 2020 at 1:06 pm

Zachery Staskywicz, M.D., a PGY-II resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Metabolism and TPN in the surgical patient” at Altru Health System in Grand Forks, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. All are welcome to attend. The objectivesRead More

Eric Curto to give Surgery Grand Rounds on adrenal incidentalomas Nov. 13

Eric Curto to give Surgery Grand Rounds on adrenal incidentalomas Nov. 13

November 12, 2020 at 9:38 am

Eric Curto, M.D., a PGY-III resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Management of Adrenal Incidentalomas” at Altru Health System in Grand Forks from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. Everyone is welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr. Curto’s talkRead More