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Wilderness Medicine Interest Group hosts third annual ‘UND Wild Med’ event at Turtle River State Park

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From March 31 to April 2, 2023, 42 UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) medical students and 10 multi-disciplinary faculty participated in the SMHS Department of Emergency Medicine’s third annual “UND Wild Med” event at Turtle River State Park in North Dakota. As part of the elective course “Wilderness Life Support for Medical […]

Spring 2023 North Dakota Medicine now available

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The Spring 2023 issue of the SMHS quarterly magazine North Dakota Medicine is now available. Check it out now on paper or online! Feature Stories this issue include: The Next 50 Years – UND’s first-of-its-kind Indians Into Medicine program celebrates a half-century of cultivating Indigenous health providers. Rural Realizations – Tales from Tioga and Fort Totten about how rural […]

Naloxone training at SMHS on Nov. 30

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UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines students, in coordination with UND Student Health Services and the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, is offering Naloxone training at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) in November. Participants will be trained on the administration of nasal naloxone and given information on emergency-use […]

Into the wild: Emergency Medicine hosts wilderness training for med students

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On a rainy April weekend in eastern North Dakota, UND’s Department of Emergency Medicine within UND’s School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) hosted its firstever Advanced Wilderness Life Support (AWLS) course for medical students at Turtle River State Park. From April 29 to May 1, Dr. Justin Reisenauer, Dr. Jon Solberg, and several faculty […]

Rural Health Interest Group to host inside look at emergency medicine on Dec. 7

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The Rural Health Interest Group (RHIG) is hosting a hybrid event designed to give medical and health sciences students an inside peek at the world of emergency medicine on Tuesday, Dec. 7. UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences alumni Dr. Brian Skow, currently with Avera eCARE, will discuss emergency medicine with the RHIG from […]

Solberg named chair of new UND Department of Emergency Medicine

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Jon Solberg, MD, FACEP, FAWM, has been named chair of the inaugural Department of Emergency Medicine at UND’s School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). Solberg is a Stanley, N.D., native and 2006 graduate of the SMHS. Solberg trained as an emergency medicine physician at Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, Washington, and deployed to […]