For Your Health
For Your Health

News from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Posts Tagged
pa

SMHS recognizes more than 240 graduating health sciences students

Categories: News

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 […]

From the Dean: The prudent thing to do

Categories: From the Dean

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. […]

UND Department of Physician Assistant Studies to present white coats to PA Class of 2023

Categories: News

Thirty-four University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) physician assistant (PA) students begin the clinical portion of their studies next week in an effort to earn their Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree. To prepare for that momentous event, the members of the Physician Assistant Class of 2023 will receive […]

Department of Physician Assistant Studies celebrates PA Week 2021

Categories: News

This week was PA Week 2021, and the UND Department of Physician Assistant Studies wanted to thank all the physician assistant students and UND PA alumni for serving their communities. As this history of the program notes, although the program was originally for nurses-only, in 2006 the department expanded its admissions process to consider applicants who were […]

UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences recognizes more than 220 graduating health sciences students

Categories: News

In addition to the 75 new medical doctors graduating from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), the School is recognizing nearly 230 students from its health sciences programs who are graduating on Saturday, May 15. One of those 200-plus students is Melissa Hayes, a laboratory supervisor who is graduating […]

UND Department of Physician Assistant Studies to present white coats to Class of 2022 on Feb. 5

Categories: News

Thirty-three University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) students begin the clinical portion of their studies next week in an effort to earn their Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree. The Physician Assistant Class of 2022 will receive their white coats on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, in the Charles H. […]

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences recognizes nearly 250 graduating health sciences students

Categories: News

In addition to the 74 new medical doctors graduating from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), the School is recognizing 249 students from its graduate and health sciences programs who are also graduating on Saturday, May 16. “We want to extend congratulations to all of the graduates of the […]

Spring 2020 North Dakota Medicine magazine now available!

Categories: News

As you may have noticed in your mailbox, or while perusing the displays in the SMHS or our website, the Spring 2020 issue of North Dakota Medicine is now available! Features this issue include stories on: The rise in anxiety in the U.S. Dr. Don Jurivich’s $3.75 million HRSA grant Students in Action: Logan Schmaltz Cracking the Code on SIDS Connor Murphy’s […]

Department of Physician Assistant Studies to present White Coats to Class of 2021 Jan. 17

Categories: News

Thirty University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) students begin the clinical portion of their studies next week in an effort to earn their Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree. The White Coat Ceremony for these future physician assistants (PAs) will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 17, […]

Physician Assistant Studies program to present white coats to Class of 2021 on Jan. 17

Categories: News

Thirty University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) students begin the clinical portion of their studies next week in an effort to earn their Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree. The White Coat Ceremony for these future physician assistants (PAs) will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 17, […]

Medication Assisted Therapy for opioid addiction training to be held in Bismarck Nov. 15

Categories: Education, Events

The North Dakota Academy of Physician Assistants is inviting medical students, resident physicians, physicians, physician assistants (PAs), nurse practitioners (NPs), and PA and NP students interested in Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) for opioid addiction to a one-day training seminar in Bismarck on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. This eight-hour training seminar focuses on the use of […]

Metzger receives Physician Assistant of the Year award from NDAPA

Categories: News

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences is pleased to announce that an assistant professor in the School’s Department of Physician Assistant Studies, Jay Metzger, M.P.A.S., PA-C, was given the “PA of the Year” award by the North Dakota Academy of Physician Assistants (NDAPA). The award was presented to Jay at the Primary Care Seminar […]

Physician Assistant Studies to present white coats to Class of 2020 on Jan. 11

Categories: Events, News

Twenty-eight University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) students began the clinical portion of their studies this week in an effort to earn their Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree. The White Coat Ceremony for these future physician assistants (PAs) will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, […]