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Michelle Montgomery presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Dec. 15: “It’s biological: Humans need connection!”

For the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds, to be held from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 15, Michelle Montgomery, MSW, LCSW, will present “It’s biological: Humans need connection!” Montgomery is wellness advocate for the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science and assistant director of Interprofessional Education in the SMHS Office of Interprofessional Education.

Upon completion of this program, the learner will be able to:

  • Decide if loneliness is a public health concern
  • Understand the social and evolutionary implications of the need for connection
  • Recognize the social power of community
  • Differentiate “social distancing” and “physical distancing”

This Grand Rounds presentation, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the School’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, is broadcast via video conference to many sites throughout North Dakota and Minnesota and is also streamed via personal computers. If you want information on how to attend, please contact Teresa Klein at 701.293.4101 or

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.