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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

Robert Steininger to give Surgery Grand Rounds March 8

Robert Steininger to give Surgery Grand Rounds March 8

February 27, 2019 at 10:07 am

Robert Steininger, MD, a PGY-III resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Current Recommendations in Surgical Management of Diverticulitis” at Altru Health System in Grand Forks, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, March 8, 2019. All are welcome to attend. The objectivesRead More

Chani Taggart to give Surgery Grand Rounds on perioperative cardiac risk assessment on March 15

Chani Taggart to give Surgery Grand Rounds on perioperative cardiac risk assessment on March 15

February 21, 2019 at 11:13 pm

Chani Taggart, DO, a PGY-II resident in the UND Department of Surgery will present a talk entitled “Perioperative Cardiac Risk Assessment and Optimization” at Altru Health system in Grand Forks, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019. All are welcome to attend. The objectives ofRead More

Zen in 10 in March

Zen in 10 in March

February 21, 2019 at 3:30 pm

Zen in 10 focuses on stretching, breathing, and having fun with coworkers. Go back to work with less stress, more energy, and better body functioning. Sessions will be held at the SMHS from 10:40 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout March in room W201. Services provided by Kay Williams, CertifiedRead More

UND Out of the Darkness Campus Walk to be held April 7

UND Out of the Darkness Campus Walk to be held April 7

February 21, 2019 at 3:12 pm

The UND Out of the Darkness Campus Walk for suicide awareness will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, 2019. The program’s goal is to reach as many people as possible within UND campus and the Grand Forks community, so encourage your friends, family, coworkers,Read More

Three SMHS students receive major Giving Hearts Day scholarships

Three SMHS students receive major Giving Hearts Day scholarships

February 21, 2019 at 9:27 am

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), in partnership with Dakota Medical Foundation (DMF), is pleased to announce that three scholarships worth $12,500 each have been awarded to three randomly chosen SMHS students. The scholarships are part of Dakota Medical Foundation’s annual Giving Hearts Day, which occurred onRead More

Dustin Evans to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on vascular trauma March 1

Dustin Evans to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on vascular trauma March 1

February 21, 2019 at 9:27 am

Dustin Evans, MD, a PGY-IV resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Vascular Trauma” at Sanford Health – Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of his talk are: IdentifyRead More