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UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences announces student, faculty, and medical resident 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 festivities on May 3 and 4, including the Dean’s Special Recognition Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Faculty. Of the roughly 1,700 physicians in […]

From the Dean: Work-life balance and the M.D. Class of 2027

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Happy Bastille Day! It’s been a whirlwind first week and a half for the first-year medical students in the Class of 2027. And we await with enthusiasm the arrival of new students in our other health sciences programs later this summer, who join the new Doctor of Physical Therapy students already on campus! Two days […]

Medical Doctor Class of 2027 begins studies at UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences

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“I chose UND because I just really enjoyed the welcoming atmosphere the interview provided and I come from a rural community so I knew I would fit in well,” said Madison Schumacher, confessing that she was drawn to UND in part because she loves wintry weather. “I’m super excited to be here and meet everyone […]

UND School of Medicine & 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 on 75 graduating medical students in a Commencement Ceremony to be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, at UND’s Chester Fritz Auditorium. Along with UND President Andrew Armacost, Dr. Joshua Wynne, vice president for health affairs […]

From the Dean: Happy Birthday INMED!

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As I mentioned last week, all week long we’ve been celebrating the 50th anniversary of our renowned Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program – despite the snow! Since 1973, this first-of-its-kind program has helped produce more than 270 Indigenous physicians who otherwise might not have become doctors. That’s hundreds of physicians, and other health providers, who […]

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

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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 IV of the 2022-23 academic year. The Class of 2026 (Phase 1) Unit IV awardees are the following individuals: Benjamin Noonan, M.D., Clinical Faculty […]

From the Dean: Our LCME reaccreditation is official!

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We just received the long-awaited findings of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) regarding the accreditation of our medical education program that leads to the M.D. degree, and the news is wonderful! We have been granted continued full accreditation for an eight-year term (the maximum permitted under LCME rules) with the next full survey […]

Medical Doctor Class of 2026 begins studies at UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences

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“I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to continue my education at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences,” beamed first-year medical student and Mandan, N.D., native Madelyn Jablonski. “I chose UND for its small class sizes, state of the art medical school, and compassion for creating healthcare providers for subsequent work in the […]

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 […]

From the Dean: The prudent thing to do

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Last week I discussed the changing landscape around the globe due to the omicron variant. Unfortunately, this week I need to update that overview with comments about the burgeoning impact of omicron locally across North Dakota. We have seen a rapid increase in cases statewide, with increasing numbers of new cases over the past week. […]

MD Class of 2025 begins studies at UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences

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Seventy-three first-year medical students, members of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) Class of 2025, began their journey recently to become physicians at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (UND SMHS). The medical students’ first week was dedicated to orientation, including an introduction to UND’s nationally recognized, four-year, patient-centered learning curriculum […]

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., […]