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Internal Medicine Grand Rounds to focus on the history of racism in medicine April 17

Categories: Education

The next UND Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds event, “A Brief History of Racism in Medicine & Current Health Disparities,” will be broadcast via Zoom from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17. This presentation features guest speaker Nneka Sederstrom, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.A., chief health equity officer at Hennepin Healthcare in Minneapolis, Minn. […]

Adrianna Jackson

Categories: Welcome

Adrianna (Anna) Jackson is from the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and grew up in Cloquet, Minn. Anna serves as the outreach and recruitment coordinator in the Office of Alumni & Community Relations at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. She earned her bachelor’s degrees in biology and Native American […]

Spagnolia to discuss surgeon suicide at Surgery Grand Rounds on April 19

Categories: Education

For the next Surgery Grand Rounds, to be held from 8 to 9 a.m. on Friday, April 19, Alessandra Spagnolia, M.D., will present “Surgeon Suicide, A Post-COVID Update.” 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 […]

From the Dean: From budget season to Commencement

Categories: From the Dean

Congratulations – and thanks! – to our physician colleagues in celebration of National Doctors’ Day that took place this past Saturday, March 30. All of us are grateful for the dedicated, caring, thoughtful care that physicians and the entire cadre of other healthcare professionals provide to all of us. I’m reminded of the days during […]

Phase 1 medical students recognize three faculty for Outstanding Unit Instructor Awards

Categories: News

In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment, and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the medical student Class of 2027 has recognized three faculty for Outstanding Unit Instructor Awards in Unit IV for the 2023-24 academic year. The Class of 2027 (Phase 1) Unit IV awardees are the following individuals: Susan Roe, M.D., Clinical Professor, […]

Department of Medical Laboratory Science celebrates Medical Laboratory Professionals Week April 14-20

Categories: Events

The 49th annual Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (MLPW) will take place April 14-20. Although key members of the diagnostic healthcare team, laboratory professionals are often behind-the-scenes in their diagnostic and analytical work, resulting in a lack of understanding among many people outside the profession of what laboratory scientists do on a daily basis. Consider the […]

Mannuru and Nellermoe to discuss clinical documentation improvement and mortality index reduction at Neurology Grand Rounds April 11

Categories: Education

For the next Neurology Grand Rounds, from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, Devendranath Mannuru, M.D., and Karin Nellermoe will discuss the clinical documentation improvement (CDI) and mortality index reduction project. The meeting will be held in person at the Brain & Spine Clinic, 2301 25th St. S. in Fargo, Conf. Rm. […]

AEDs on the UND campus and registering AEDs via PulsePoint

Categories: News

When a cardiac emergency strikes, an automated external defibrillator (AED) can help save a life. But saving a life could mean knowing where AEDs are located. Although UND provides a map of AEDs located on campus, what should you do if a cardiac emergency occurs off campus? PulsePoint AED is an app utilized by the North […]

From the Dean: Humans and machines in medicine

Categories: From the Dean

Last week I attended the annual meeting of the Council of Deans, sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). More than two-thirds of all North American medical school deans attended the meeting, and there was a general consensus that it was a quite successful meeting. Enough time was allowed for us to network […]

Amanda Stadem to discuss nonpharmacologic treatment of adult ADHD at next Psychiatry Grand Rounds on April 3

Categories: Education

For the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Amanda Stadem, D.O., will present “Nonpharmacologic Treatment of Adult ADHD” from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Stadem is a third-year resident in UND’s Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Dr. Lisa Schock, clinical assistant professor at the UND School […]