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From the Dean: The evolution of patient care

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Susan and I recently attended a continuing medical education (CME) course in cardiology sponsored by the Mayo Clinic. As you probably know, CME credits are required for physicians and other healthcare providers to maintain their state licenses to practice and deliver clinical care. We’ve been to prior Mayo Clinic CME courses and – editorial comment […]

From the Dean: How science works (a lesson from cardiology)

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Over the past few weeks, I’ve been updating, revising, and finalizing the presentation materials I’ll use starting this coming week when I’ll deliver a series of talks to our medical students on various aspects of cardiovascular pathophysiology, including valvular heart disease, coronary artery disease, pericardial and myocardial diseases, and other related topics. One of the […]

From the Dean: No going back

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I’ve been involved in several educational encounters recently that got me thinking about some aspects of educational delivery methodology now and especially in the future. The first two were in-person teaching sessions I had: one where I taught cardiovascular patient management to a physician assistant class, and the other when I helped run a cardiopulmonary […]

Susan Farkas to present on cardiac embolization for Neurology Grand Rounds on Feb. 2

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The Neurology Grand Rounds event to be held from 12:15 to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, will feature Susan Farkas, M.D., who will give a presentation entitled “Embolic strokes: What does the heart have to do with them?” The meeting will be held in person at the Brain & Spine Clinic, 2301 25th St. […]

From the Dean: Heavy hearts

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The UND SMHS family shared in lamenting the unsettling news that some 250 boxes containing the remains of Indigenous ancestors and other sacred objects have been located on the UND campus in Grand Forks. President Armacost spoke about the news on Wednesday and was sincere in his apologies on behalf of the entire UND community. […]