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News from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Society of Hospital Medicine North Dakota Chapter has a successful first meeting

The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) North Dakota Chapter held its first chapter meeting on June 11 in Fargo. The event’s keynote speaker was Dr. Dinesh Bande, chair of UND’s Department of Internal Medicine, who spoke about “The State of Hospital Medicine in North Dakota.” SHM promotes exceptional care for hospitalized patients and provides members with educational and networking opportunities, quality improvement resources, research, advocacy, and more.

UND faculty members Dr. Abhishek Matta, hospitalist at Sanford Health in Fargo, and Dr. Siddharth Singhal, hospitalist at Fargo VA Healthcare System, worked to establish the SHM North Dakota Chapter. Congratulations to both for successfully organizing the inaugural chapter meeting!

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