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Judges needed for Northeast Regional Science Fair March 6, State Science & Engineering Fair April 4-5

Categories: Education, Events

Judges are needed for the Northeast Region Science & Engineering Fair, to be held in the UND Memorial Union from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2024. Event organizers are interested especially in graduate students, post-docs, and faculty from the STEM disciplines. Currently, approximately 50 projects from regional seventh- through-twelfth grade students from around […]

Education Resources group to present at AAMC conference, offers scholarship support

Categories: Education

In April 2024, SMHS Education Resources faculty and staff will present at the 2024 American Association of Medical Colleges Central Group of Education Affairs conference: Van Eck, R., Allen, J., Johnson, E.J, Guthridge, A., and Salentiny, A. will present: A Badging System for Competency-Based Medical Education Hillyar, J., Hurtubise, L., and Salentiny, A. will present: […]

Michael Reinke to discuss dark therapy in bipolar disorder at Psychiatry Grand Rounds on March 6

Categories: Education

For the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Michael Reinke, M.D., will present “You Don’t Know the Power of the Dark Side: Dark Therapy for Mania” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Reinke is a second-year resident in the SMHS Psychiatry Residency Training Program. […]

Max Hansen to discuss rural surgery practice at next Surgery Grand Rounds on March 8

Categories: Education

For the next Surgery Grand Rounds, Max Hansen, M.D., will present “Lessons from a Rural General Surgery Practice” from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, March 8. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Hansen is a recent graduate of the University of North Dakota General Surgery Residency Program who has a […]

Tyler Allison to discuss opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome at next Neurology Grand Rounds on March 7

Categories: Education

For the next Neurology Grand Rounds, from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, Tyler Allison, M.D., FAAN, will present “Opsoclonus Myoclonus Syndrome.” The meeting will be held in person at the Brain & Spine Clinic, 2301 25th St. S. in Fargo, Conf. Rm. 1 and Room SMCF1A1, and via Webex (Meeting no./access […]

Save the date! Virtual OTD oral comprehensive examination and CE session on April 12

Categories: Education

The Department of Occupational Therapy is hosting a Zoom-based continuing education (CE) session on Friday, April 12. Starting at 9:30 a.m. CST (8:30 a.m. Mountain time), third-year OTD students will present their capstone project presentations, which double as students’ oral comprehensive exams. CE credits will be available for any OT looking to participate in the […]

Laura Kroetsch, Dan Cramer and Jeff Stenseth to discuss CCBHCs at Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Feb. 21

Categories: Education

For the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Wednesday, Feb. 21, Laura Kroetsch, M.D., Dan Cramer, Ph.D., L.P., and Jeff Stenseth will present “Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC).” Held from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m., this broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Kroetsch director of the Department of Human Services/Southeast Human Service Center […]

Host Pathogen CoBRE team to host Heinz Feldmann lecture on tick-borne viruses March 20

Categories: Education, Events

For its next seminar, the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Host Pathogen CoBRE team is hosting Heinz Feldmann, M.D., Ph.D., chief of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Laboratory of Virology. From 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, Dr. Feldmann will give a presentation entitled “Highly Pathogenic Tick-Borne […]

Spagnolia to discuss surgeon suicide at next Surgery Grand Rounds on Feb. 16

Categories: Education

For the next Surgery Grand Rounds, Alessandra Spagnolia, M.D., will present “Surgeon Suicide: A post-COVID update” from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 16. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Spagnolia is a fifth-year resident in the UND Surgery Residency Training Program. Upon completion of this program, the learner will […]

Nagpal to continue discussion of neurological complications of HIV and parasitic infections at Neurology Grand Rounds March 14

Categories: Education

For the next Neurology Grand Rounds, from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, Avish Nagpal, M.D., will again present “Neurological complications of HIV Infection and Parasitic Infections.” The meeting will be held in person at the Brain & Spine Clinic, 2301 25th St. S. in Fargo, Conf. Rm. 1 and Room SMCF6A, […]

Ajay Sampat to discuss ALS and empathy at Neurology Grand Rounds on Feb. 1

Categories: Education

For the next Neurology Grand Rounds, from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18, Ajay Sampat, M.D., will present “‘My ALS Journey’: thoughts, reflections and unsolicited advice for healthcare providers.” The meeting will be held in person at the Brain & Spine Clinic, 2301 25th St. S. in Fargo, Conf. Rm. 1 and […]

TLAS faculty development session on mentorship and advising to be held on Feb. 7

Categories: Education, Events

Please join us for our next SMHS Education Resources Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) virtual faculty development event. On Wednesday, Feb. 7, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (CST), Dr. Catherine Brissette will present on the topic of mentorship and advising. This session will be streamed on Zoom and recorded for later viewing. NEW: Due […]

Scott Belliston to discuss progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy at Neurology Grand Rounds on Jan. 18

Categories: Education

For the next Neurology Grand Rounds, from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18, Scott Belliston, D.O., will discuss progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. The meeting will be held in person at the Brain & Spine Clinic, 2301 25th St. S. in Fargo, Conf. Rm. 1 and Room SMCF1A1, and via Webex (Meeting no./access code: […]

UND Internal Medicine to host Grand Rounds event on sickle cell disease Jan. 17

Categories: Education

The next UND Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds event, “Sickle Cell Disease,” will be broadcast via Zoom from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024. This presentation features Julia Parrish, M.D., a second-year fellow in the School’s Sanford Health-based Hematology and Oncology Fellowship Program in Fargo, N.D. Upon completion of this program, […]