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SMHS recognizes more than 240 graduating health sciences students

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In addition to the 69 new medical doctors graduating from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), the School is recognizing more than 240 students from its health sciences programs who are graduating on Saturday, May 14, 2022. One of those 240-plus students is Jacob Tupa, who is graduating with […]

SMHS announces end-of-year faculty and medical student award winners

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The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) presented a number of awards to its graduating medical students and the School’s faculty and other community volunteers during its Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 7, including the Dean’s Special Recognition Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Faculty. Of the roughly 1,700 physicians in North […]

From the Dean: Commencement time!

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Commencement 2022 is here at the UND SMHS! Tomorrow, 69 medical students officially will join the medical profession as they are awarded their MD degrees. Following a celebration brunch where outstanding students and faculty are recognized, we will reassemble in the Chester Fritz Auditorium for the afternoon Commencement. You can watch the ceremony, which starts at […]

UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences to confer 69 Doctor of Medicine degrees on new physicians

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) will confer the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree on 69 graduating medical students in a Commencement Ceremony to be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, at UND’s Chester Fritz Auditorium. You can watch the ceremony live here. Along with UND President Andrew Armacost, Dr. […]

From the Dean: Masking and accreditation and Commencement, oh my!

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Given the current apparent transition of COVID-19 in our region from a pandemic to an endemic situation (meaning that while COVD-19 has not disappeared, it no longer is associated with widespread, rapid, and potentially debilitating community spread), it would appear to be an appropriate time to further modify the School’s pandemic mitigation policy. To this […]

Health Sciences and Residency graduation events in 2022

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In addition to the MD Commencement (to be held at UND’s Chester Fritz Auditorium at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 7), the many health sciences and residency programs at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences are hosting graduation related events soon. Below is a partial list of events to note as of April […]

From the Dean: The result of great teaching

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We are proud of our post-MD residency training programs that the School sponsors around the state. We have programs in family and internal medicine, surgery, psychiatry, orthopedic surgery, neurology, geriatric medicine (fellowship), transitional, and hematology-oncology (a fellowship due to start next year). Although we have expanded (and are expanding) the number and types of residency […]

From the Dean: Commencement and remembering Daryl Sieg

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Tomorrow will be commencement day for the medical student Class of 2021. Our other graduating health sciences and graduate students will be part of the general UND commencement ceremony the following weekend. Both events will be different from usual due to the pandemic. For medical students, it will be a hybrid event with only the […]

UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences to confer 75 doctor of medicine degrees on new physicians

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) will confer the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree to 75 graduating medical students in a students-only Commencement Ceremony to be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 8. Family and friends will participate from a distance through the use of live videostreaming. Joshua Wynne, M.D., M.B.A., […]

UND and SMHS Commencement details

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As UND’s various Commencement activities get closer, please note the following details: MD Commencement The forty-sixth granting of the Doctor of Medicine degree by the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences will take place at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 8, 2021. Given the ongoing pandemic, this year’s Spring Commencement ceremony will be held in-person […]

From the Dean: N.D. Legislature begins wrapping-up

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Although the last official day of this year’s session of the North Dakota Legislative Assembly is fewer than two weeks away, it is likely that the session actually will end sometime next week in order to save some days for another subsequent meeting to address state-wide redistricting. As you may know, the biennial session of […]

From the Dean: ‘Cross-over,’ COVID, and commencement

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We now have reached the “cross-over” phase of the North Dakota legislative session where bills that originated in one chamber are passed over to the other chamber for consideration. In the case of the funding bill for the UND SMHS that is contained in the higher education budget (SB 2003), the bill (which passed without […]

From the Dean: How to honor 2020 grads?

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This past Wednesday night, I had a chance to watch a virtual national celebration produced by the American Medical Association to honor the roughly 30,000 medical students nationwide who have or will be graduating this spring. Actors who have portrayed doctors on TV and in movies, along with other notable physicians and celebrities, joined the […]

From the Dean: Congratulations graduates!

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As I mentioned in last week’s column, this weekend marks graduation for our senior class of medical and health sciences students. All together, more than 320 UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences students will receive their degrees in virtual Commencement ceremonies that get underway at 10 a.m. tomorrow. I have recorded on video several […]