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This past Tuesday, I testified before the Interim Higher Education Committee of the North Dakota Legislature on behalf of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Advisory Council. I’m the executive secretary of the Council, and ordinarily I’d testify along with Chair Dave Molmen, CEO of Altru Health System, but Dave was out of […]

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It has been a while since I’ve discussed health management, financing, and policy issues in this column, but a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine was so provocative and insightful that I thought I’d bring it to your attention. Co-written by Michael Chernew and Austin Frakt, it addresses the challenges facing the […]

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This week, the UND SMHS welcomes the 39 men and 38 women of the incoming medical student class of 2022. When looking at all four medical student classes, we have an almost equal mix of men and women, reflecting the national average. Our students average 24 years of age, and more than half received their undergraduate […]

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I was off for a few days last week attending AirVenture 2018, the largest aviation event in the world. Sponsored by the Experimental Aviation Association, the event draws some 700,000 participants over the course of a week. It is held in Oshkosh, Wis., and a visit is like a pilgrimage for pilots. One of the highlights […]

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Dr. Wynne is away from the office this week; his For Your Health column will return next week.

From the Dean

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The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is an organization that represents, advises, and assists all the medical schools in the U.S. and Canada. Schools pay a membership fee to belong to it, and in return get a wide array of services. One of the more useful services is access to an extensive database of information and […]