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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 […]

Announcing the award winners of the 43rd Frank Low Research Day

Categories: News, Research

Another Frank Low Research Day (FLRD) is in the books! Thanks, again, to each of the student, faculty, and staff participants of last week’s 43rd FLRD. A number of poster awards have announced for projects displayed at the event. Congratulations to the following winners: Basic Sciences Graduate Students Best Poster: Danielle Germundson-Hermanson – Clinical and Translational […]

Medical Laboratory Science to host 5K run/walk through UND campus on April 26

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As part of National Laboratory Professionals Week 2022 later in April, the UND Department of Medical Laboratory Science is hosting a 5K run/walk through the UND campus on Tuesday, April 26. Interested runners are asked to gather on the east patio outside the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences for the 4:30 p.m. start […]

Phase 1 medical students recognize four faculty for Outstanding Unit Instructor Awards

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In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment, and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the medical student Classes of 2025 and 2024 have recognized three faculty for Outstanding Unit Instructor Awards in Unit III and Unified Session VIII of the 2021-22 academic year. The Class of 2025 (Phase 1) Unit III awardees are the following […]

From the Dean: Our award-winning students and faculty

Categories: From the Dean

This has been an exciting week of recognition for a number of high-performing students and faculty at the School. I’ve often said that it’s really the people that make schools and programs great, beyond “just” great facilities and support services like information technology, dining services, human resources, and maintenance services. Well, we have outstanding faculty, […]

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 SMHS announces new assistant dean positions for gender equity and medical curriculum

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) has announced the creation of several new assistant dean positions. In addition to creating a new executive-level position for gender equity, SMHS Dean Dr. Joshua Wynne asked his team to create administrative faculty positions for assessment and the School’s revised medical curriculum. The holders of these […]

New SMHS pandemic guidelines in effect

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In view of the announcement by UND of new pandemic-related expectations that were effective on June 1, 2021, the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) in turn has updated its own guidance on this matter, although there is no change in the expectations in those locations where direct patient care is provided (such […]

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

Categories: Events, News

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., […]

Recognizing Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

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April 18-24 is Medical Laboratory Professionals Week! So, here’s a shout-out to all the great medical laboratory scientists, and the academic programs like ours that produce them. This past year has shown all of us just how truly valuable you all are. Faculty and staff in the UND Department of Medical Laboratory Science especially wanted […]

From the Dean: Student and faculty awards season begins

Categories: From the Dean

This past Monday we held our annual Sophomore Awards celebration for medical students. This year’s event was virtual due to the pandemic, but the ceremony also was special because, as I mentioned to the Year 2 students in my opening comments, all of the students deserve awards for their perseverance and tenacity in the face […]

Fourth-year UND medical students receive their residency “match”

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Friday, March 19, 2021, was the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) “Match Day.” Match Day for graduating medical students is one of the most important milestones of their young careers. Each year on this day, medical school seniors across the country find out where they will complete their residency, a period of advanced intensive training in their […]

First-year UND med students get a little extra care this holiday season

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Last week, 64 first-year medical students received a little holiday pick-me-up, courtesy of a collection of volunteers at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Arranged by the SMHS Office of Student Affairs and Office of the Dean, care packages, which included personalized notes from SMHS faculty, staff, and other medical students, were provided […]