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Matthew Cziep to give Surgery Grand Rounds on hyperbaric oxygen therapy Nov. 1

Categories: Education

Matthew Cziep, M.D., a PGY-IV resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present “Hyperbaric oxygen therapy: Treatment under pressure” at Sanford Medical Center Fargo from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr. Cziep’s talk are to help listeners: Understand the basic mechanism […]

‘Being a good teacher: It’s not as difficult as we make it!’ on Nov. 5

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On Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Dr. Walter Kemp, Associate Professor of Pathology, will present “Being a Good Teacher: It’s Not as Difficult As We Make It!” in Room W203 of the SMHS Northeast Campus. The presentation will also be streamed live and recorded for later viewing. Teaching can be challenging, […]

Dustin Evans to give Surgery Grand Rounds on difficult abdominal wall closure techniques Oct. 18

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Dustin Evans, M.D., a PGY-V resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Difficult Abdominal Wall Closure – Techniques & Evidence” at Sanford Medical Center Broadway Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, October 18, 2019. Everyone is welcome to attend. The objectives of his talk are: Identify […]

Hassan Pervaiz presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on OCD Oct. 16

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Hassan Perviaz, M.D., will present “OCD Medical Management: Going beyond SSRIs” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Pervaiz is a fourth-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Bradley Kohoutek, M.D., clinical associate professor at the UND School of Medicine & Health […]

Generating Measurable, Performance-Based Objectives session on Oct. 22

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On Tuesday, Oct. 22, from noon to 1 p.m. in Room W203 of the SMHS Northeast Campus, Drs. Richard Van Eck and Adrienne Salentiny will present the second Education Resources curriculum series event: “Generating Measurable, Performance-Based Objectives.” Have lunch on us and learn how to improve your curriculum! Join Dr. Richard Van Eck, Associate Dean […]

Michael Dixon to give Surgery Grand Rounds on organ procurement on Oct. 11

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Michael Dixon, MD, a PGY-IV resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Organ Procurement” at Sanford Medical Center Broadway Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr. Dixon’s talk are: Understand the current state of transplant […]

Robin McLeod to give Paul and Barbara MacGregor Lectureship Oct. 4

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Vice President of Clinical Programs and Quality Initiatives at the University of Toronto’s Department of Surgery Cancer Care Ontario, Robin McLeod, MD, FRCSC, will speak on “Surgeons’ role in Quality Improvement Initiatives” from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, in the UND Medical Education Center auditorium. All are welcome to attend. […]

Jon Ulven, Keith Donohue present Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Oct. 2

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Jon Ulven, Ph.D., L.P., and Keith Donohue, Ph.D., will present “Effective and Recommended PTSD Care: An Overview of Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, at UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Ulven is chair of Adult Psychology at Sanford Health and assistant clinical professor of […]

Medication Assisted Therapy for opioid addiction training to be held in Bismarck Nov. 15

Categories: Education, Events

The North Dakota Academy of Physician Assistants is inviting medical students, resident physicians, physicians, physician assistants (PAs), nurse practitioners (NPs), and PA and NP students interested in Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) for opioid addiction to a one-day training seminar in Bismarck on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. This eight-hour training seminar focuses on the use of […]

Chani Taggart to give Surgery Grand Rounds on surgical mesh for ventral abdominal wall hernia Sept. 20

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Chani Taggart, DO, a PGY-III resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Principles of Surgical Mesh for the Ventral Abdominal Wall Hernia” at Altru Health System in Grand Forks, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 20. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr. Taggert’s […]

Kristine Steffen presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds Sept. 18

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Kristine Steffen, Pharm.D., Ph.D., professor in the NDSU Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and director of the Biomedical Research Center for Biobehavioral Research at Sanford Health in Fargo, N.D., will present “Alcohol & Opioid Use After Bariatric Surgery – Prevalence, Predictors, and Parallels” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at the […]

Lucas Holkup to give Surgery Grand Rounds on postoperative opioid prescribing Sept. 13

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Lucas Holkup, MD, a PGY-IV resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Postoperative opioid prescribing: Contribution to the opioid epidemic” at Sanford Medical Center Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 13. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr. Holkup’s talk are: […]

Mallory Skorheim presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Sept. 4

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Dr. Mallory Skorheim, will present “Catatonia” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, at UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Skorheim is a fourth-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Baiju Gandhi, M.D., lead psychiatrist for Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Sanford Health, will serve as Dr. Skorheim’s discussant. Upon completion of this […]

Karen Luk to give Surgery Grand Rounds on cirrhotic patient surgery Sept. 6

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Karen Luk, M.D., a PGY-V resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk titled “General Surgery for the Cirrhotic Patient” at Altru Health System in Grand Forks, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 6. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr. Luk’s talk are: Review the […]