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Erin Follman to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on sepsis May 10

Categories: Education

Erin Follman, MD, a PGY-II resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Sepsis in the Postoperative Patient” at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, May 10, 2019. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr. Follman’s talk are: Explain the inflammatory response […]

First annual DaCCoTA Symposium to be held June 8

Categories: Education, Research

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) is proud to present the first annual DaCCoTA Symposium, to be held at the SMHS (1301 N. Columbia Rd., Grand Forks, N.D.) from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019. The symposium will focus on increasing understanding of the five  items listed below, […]

Lucas Holkup to give Surgery Grand Rounds on bowel prep April 19

Categories: Education

  Lucas Holkup, MD, a PGY-III resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Understanding Bowel Prep: in support of a progressive movement” at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, April 19, 2019. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of the talk are: […]

Dept. of Family and Community Medicine featured in Global Family Doctor newsletter

Categories: Education, News

The SMHS Department of Family & Community Medicine has been featured in “Global Family Doctor,” the monthly newsletter of the World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians (abbreviated WONCA). In a brief article on UND’s Targeted Rural Health Education (TRHE) project, Kamille Sherman, MD, FAAFP, co-director of the Family Medicine […]

EBTG and Daryl Sieg to talk “From Lecture to Learning” on May 7

Categories: Education, Events

On Tuesday, May 7, Daryl Sieg, MPAS edu, assistant professor in the SMHS Department of Physician Assistant Studies, will present “From Lecture to Learning: Personal experience in transforming an online graduate-Level pharmacology course to active, case-based learning.” The talk, sponsored by the Evidence-Based Teaching Group, will be held from 11 a.m. to noon in SMHS Room […]

Med students recognize seven faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards

Categories: Education, News

In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment, and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the medical classes of 2021 and 2022 have recognized seven faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards in Block III and Block VII of the 2018–19 academic year. The Class of 2021 (Year 2) Block VII awardees are the following individuals: Rick […]

Raul Ruiz, MD, presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds March 20

Categories: Education

Raul Ruiz, MD, will present “Practical Approaches to the Metabolic Issues Associated with Second Generation Antipsychotics” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, at the UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Ruiz is a consultant with the Department of Endocrinology at Sanford Health, Fargo, N.D.; an assistant professor of medicine at […]

Sejal Parikh presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on March 6

Categories: Education, Events

Sejal Parikh, MD, will present “Prescribing Exercise for Depression” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at the UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. After earning her MD degree from the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Dr. Parikh entered UND’s Psychiatry Residency Training Program. She is currently a second-year […]

Robert Steininger to give Surgery Grand Rounds March 8

Categories: Education, Events

Robert Steininger, MD, a PGY-III resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Current Recommendations in Surgical Management of Diverticulitis” at Altru Health System in Grand Forks, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, March 8, 2019. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of his talk are: Explain […]

Chani Taggart to give Surgery Grand Rounds on perioperative cardiac risk assessment on March 15

Categories: Education, Events

Chani Taggart, DO, a PGY-II resident in the UND Department of Surgery will present a talk entitled “Perioperative Cardiac Risk Assessment and Optimization” at Altru Health system in Grand Forks, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of her talk are to: Describe […]

Interprofessional Education (IPE) event at SMHS Feb. 22

Categories: Education, Events

Interested in Interprofessional Education (IPE)? If so, you are invited to attend a two-part discussion including a primer provided by Dr. Eric Johnson (UND, Altru Health System) and a seminar by guest speaker Dr. Frederic Hafferty (Mayo Clinic). The discussion will be held on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in room E422 […]