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UND to host Sec. of Agriculture Tom Vilsack at National Rural Health Journalism Workshop

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The University of North Dakota (UND) will be the host for the Association of Health Care Journalist’s virtual Rural Health Journalism Workshop, June 21-23. This workshop is sponsored by the UND Leaders in Action Rural Health and Communities Grand Challenge. The event’s featured speaker is U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, head of the U.S Department of Agriculture. “A […]

From the Dean: Why diversity, inclusion, and collaboration matter

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An interesting and informative article was just published by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). It deals with the challenges and successes of four minority students and the impact of various programs aimed at increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in medical schools across the country. One of our rising fourth-year students, Celeste Colegrove, […]

Dr. Dubert Guerrero named Secretary / Treasurer of the American Federation for Medical Research

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Dr. Dubert Guerrero, associate program director of the SMHS Internal Medicine Residency and associate director of Research and Scholarly Activity, has accepted a two-year term as Secretary/Treasurer in the Midwestern Section of the American Federation for Medical Research. The American Federation for Medical Research (AFMR) is an international, multi-disciplinary association of scientists engaged in all areas […]

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 […]

Sara Bjerke elected Secretary for the Mid-America Athletic Trainers Association

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Assistant Professor and Assistant Athletic Trainer in the SMHS Department of Sports Medicine, Sara Bjerke, M.S., LAT, ATC, was recently elected the new secretary for the Mid-America Athletic Trainers Association, District 5 (MAATA D5). The MAATA is a member organization made up of seven states (North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma) […]

Holiday 2020 North Dakota Medicine magazine now available

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The Holiday 2020 issue of North Dakota Medicine is now available, online and in paper format. This issue features stories on: The UND Occupational Therapy Department’s doctoral program Revisions underway in the SMHS medical curriculum The travels of Center for Rural Health Associate Director Jacqueline Gray First-year med student and first Indigenous class president Megan Corn Colin Combs’s […]

ACP and SHM North Dakota Chapters announce 2020 poster winners

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The North Dakota Chapters of American College of Physicians and Society of Hospital Medicine are pleased to announce the winners of our annual poster competition. All posters can be viewed here. The winners, by category, are: ACP Research Winner – Connor J. Schweitzer and Austin J. Hewitt, fourth-year medical students, for “Assessing the relationship of […]

National Internal Medicine Day is Oct. 28

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Dr. Dinesh Bande, clinical professor and chair of UND’s Department of Internal Medicine, and the Department of Internal Medicine wish everyone a Happy National Internal Medicine Day on Wednesday, Oct. 28. The American College of Physicians (ACP) has officially established National Internal Medicine Day, which hereafter will be celebrated on Oct. 28 each year. This […]

Sign our Thank-A-Thon card Feb. 5!

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Students, faculty, and everyone! As part of UND Philanthropy Month, the School of Medicine & Health Science is again participating in the UND Alumni Association & Foundation’s (AAF) annual Thank-A-Thon! To celebrate, and thank all the generous donors who contribute to everything that goes on at our School, the we will provide cookies and a […]

Holiday 2019 North Dakota Medicine magazine now available!

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As you may have noticed in your mailbox, or while perusing the displays in the SMHS or our website, the Holiday 2019 issue of North Dakota Medicine is now available! Features this issue include stories on: Second Year INMED student Emily Falcon and her physician-father Gilbert Med student Pranish Kantak’s effort to build a student-run free clinic in Grand Forks Drs. […]

Happy National Internal Medicine Day!

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Dr. Dinesh Bande and the UND Department of Internal Medicine wish everyone a Happy National Internal Medicine Day on Monday, Oct. 28! Thank you everyone (especially IM faculty and residents) for your contributions to the Department of Internal Medicine and the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. The American College of Physicians (ACP) has officially […]

New issue of North Dakota Medicine available now!

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As you may have noticed in your mailbox, or while perusing the display in the SMHS south entrance, the fall 2019 issue of North Dakota Medicine is now available. Stories this issue include: Dr. Wynne’s conversation with AAMC President Dr. David Skorton INMED in the 21st century National Indian Council on Aging Director Larry Curley Third-year med student Marcos Moreno First-year […]

Don Warne to present lead talk in UND Faculty Lecture Series Sept. 25

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Donald Warne, MD, MPH, director of the SMHS Indians Into Medicine and Master of Public Health programs, and associate dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, will be the lead speaker in UND’s 2019-20 Faculty Lecture Series. The talk will be held at 4:30 p.m. in Room 7 of the Education building on the UND campus […]

Roller named chair of UND SMHS Department of Radiology

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Luke Benedict Roller, M.D., a physician at Bismarck Radiology Associates, has been selected as the new chair of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Radiology. After earning his M.D. degree from the SMHS in 2012, Dr. Roller went on to complete residencies in both diagnostic and interventional radiology at the […]