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

Articles by
Brian Schill

Helping clinics plan for the future

Categories: News

A new federal grant helps provide support and resources for the newly established North Dakota Rural Health Clinic Network. Tina Schwartz, clinic manager for Northwood Deaconess Health Center, understands the value of collaboration. This is why she jumped at the chance to join the North Dakota Rural Health Clinic (RHC) Network, which will help her […]

Teleteaching telehealth

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A new elective in telehealth at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has faculty reimagining how they teach medicine to students at a distance. “I really think this is the direction medicine is going, and I think all of us are going to have to have some experience with it,” mused Dr. Suzanne […]

Buyer’s market

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Recent graduates of several UND health sciences programs share their experiences as job-seekers. As the healthcare career landscape has shifted dramatically to a job-seeker’s market, how do healthcare employers find employees in tumultuous times? Recent graduates of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences physical therapy doctorate and occupational therapy doctorate programs shared some […]

Good things in small packages

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A father-daughter pair of SMHS grads join forces on a scholarship endowment for athletic training students. It was one heckuva Christmas present. “Not only was I extremely humbled by this wonderful gift,” wrote Kristen Erredge from her Mayo Clinic office in Rochester, Minn., “but I am honored that my family chose to support athletic training.” […]

Simulation in Healthcare Week wraps up with food trucks at SMHS

Categories: Events

The Simulation Center at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences celebrated Simulation in Healthcare Week 2022 with a series of events Sept. 12-16, including an open house of its state-of-the-art medical simulation facility on the UND campus. The largest and most active center of its kind in North Dakota, the SMHS Simulation Center […]

Nicola Herting to present Psychiatry Grand Rounds on child trauma Sept. 21

Categories: Education

Nicola Herting, Ph.D., will present “Understanding & Responding to Child Trauma” for the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds, to be held from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Herting is an adjunct assistant professor at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, […]

Peer Review Week at UND Sept. 19-22

Categories: Research

Come celebrate Peer Review Week, Sept. 19-22, with a panel of UND faculty members and a workshop open to all! Peer Review Week is an annual scholarly communication event celebrating the value of peer review. This year at UND, the Chester Fritz and School of Medicine and Health Sciences Libraries are partnering to bring you […]

Flu shots clinic at SMHS Sept. 20

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UND Student Health will host a Flu Shot Clinic at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences on Tuesday, Sept. 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the first-floor West Atrium. The Student Health team will send out further announcements to students, staff, and faculty via email soon. The Clinic is open to SMHS […]

From the Dean: Legislatures, curricula, strategic plans

Categories: From the Dean

Two noteworthy events directly related to the UND SMHS took place yesterday. The first was a curriculum retreat to review the medical student curriculum and assess how optimally it is preparing the future doctors we are educating. This year’s meeting was especially important since we are in the midst of full implementation of the major […]

UND Internal Medicine Grand Rounds on resistant hypertension is Sept. 21

Categories: Education

The next UND Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds event, “Medication Non-Adherence: An Underestimated Risk Factor for Apparent Treatment Resistant Hypertension,” will be broadcast from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21. This presentation features guest speaker S. Mehrdad Hamrahian, M.D., associate chief of nephrology division at Thomas Jefferson University’s Sidney Kimmel Medical College […]

Alexander Drofa to discuss hemorrhagic stroke at Neurology Grand Rounds on Sept. 15

Categories: Education

The next Neurology Grand Rounds will be held from 12:15 to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15. At that time, Dr. Alexander Drofa will present on hemorrhagic stroke in-person at the Brain & Spine Clinic (2301 25th Street S., Fargo, Conf. Rm 1 and Conf. Rm. SMCF 6A) and via Webex at: https://sanfordhealth.webex.com/sanfordhealth/j.php?MTID=m6d82dd71edb21fae7a6e8580053a698d (Meeting no./Access: […]

All SMHS Homecoming events all open for registration

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences is celebrating milestone graduates and ten years of our Master of Public Health program at UND Homecoming 2022. Register for all events here. Friday, Sept. 30 Continuing Education Symposium A continuing education event will be held in Room W202 of the School and via Zoom online from […]

From the Dean: Heavy hearts

Categories: From the Dean

The UND SMHS family shared in lamenting the unsettling news that some 250 boxes containing the remains of Indigenous ancestors and other sacred objects have been located on the UND campus in Grand Forks. President Armacost spoke about the news on Wednesday and was sincere in his apologies on behalf of the entire UND community. […]

Eric Johnson named to ADA Professional Practice Committee

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Eric Johnson, M.D., professor in the SMHS Department of Family & Community Medicine and the School’s director of interprofessional education, was recently given a 2-year term on the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) Professional Practice Committee. This committee formulates the Association’s “Standard of Care” guidelines annually and develops position papers and policy updates. The “Standards” are […]