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News from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences

SMHS annual report Vital Signs 2023 now available

Categories: News

The 2023 version of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences annual report Vital Signs is available now. Highlights of this year’s report include: More than $3 million in philanthropic activity for the School over the past fiscal year. A 100% Step 1 pass rate for first-time medical students taking the exam between June […]

Yu-Tung Lan to discuss depression and neurocircuits at next Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Dec. 6

Categories: Education

For the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Yu-Tung Lan, M.D., M.P.H., will present “Using Depression and its Treatment as an Example to Illustrate the Application of Neurocircuit in Psychiatry” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 6. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/Video Conference. Dr. Lan is a second-year resident in the UND […]

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

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In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment, and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the medical student Class of 2026 has recognized three faculty for Outstanding Unit Instructor Awards in Unit VII for the 2023-24 academic year. The Class of 2026 (Phase 1) Unit VII awardees are the following individuals: Richard Clarens, Pharm.D., Clinical Faculty, […]

Smith presents at AMIA2023 ‘digital mental health’ workshop

Categories: Research

Corey Smith, Ph.D., assistant professor in the SMHS Department of Pathology, presented at the annual meeting of the American Medical Informatics Association in New Orleans, Lou., recently. The collaborative workshop, entitled “The State and Future of Digital Mental Health Solutions,” focused on the current landscape of digital mental health solutions, discussed the challenges in designing […]

From the Dean: COVID and the challenge of evidence-based science

Categories: From the Dean

A just-published article in the highly regarded journal Annals of Internal Medicine raises an important issue related to health science student education. I hesitate somewhat to bring it up because the report relates to the treatment of COVID, and we all are suffering from COVID fatigue and are tired talking (and hearing) about it. That […]

UND research office to host Early Career Award program and reception on Dec. 6

Categories: Research

The Office of UND’s Vice President for Research & Economic Development is hosting an Early Career Award program & networking event on Wednesday, Dec. 6. The event will be held at the Gorecki Alumni Center from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided. Everyone is welcome. UND’s Early Career Award […]

Center for Rural Health celebrates National Rural Health Day

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Thursday of this week – Nov. 16 – was National Rural Health Day! The State Offices of Rural Health and the National Rural Health Association have designated the third Thursday in November as a day to highlight rural communities as wonderful places to live and work, increase awareness of rural health-related issues, and promote the […]

Call for Applications: ITRRC pilot grant program deadline extended

Categories: Research

The Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) is announcing a pilot grant program for 2024-2025. These 1-year pilot grants are designed to fund research addressing the impact of historical and unresolved trauma on health inequities within the American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) populations. Background/Purpose: The ITRRC is funded through the National Institutes of General […]

Kouba to discuss noninfectious causes of meningitis and its mimics at Neurology Grand Rounds on Nov. 30

Categories: Education

For the next Neurology Grand Rounds, from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30, Sammantha Kouba, M.D., will discuss noninfectious causes of meningitis and its mimics. The meeting will be held in person at the Brain & Spine Clinic, 2301 25th St. S. in Fargo, Conf. Rm 1 and Conf. Rm. SMCF6A, and […]