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Department of Physician Assistant Studies to present white coats to Physician Assistant Class of 2025

Categories: Events, News

Thirty-three University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) physician assistant (PA) students are set to begin the clinical portion of their studies in early February in an effort to earn their Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree. To this end, the Physician Assistant Class of 2025 will receive its white coats […]

From the Dean: Sending medical students off to North Dakota’s hospitals and clinics

Categories: From the Dean

This past Wednesday the School celebrated the outstanding achievements of several students in the medical student Class of 2026 during the annual Sophomore Awards ceremony, held in the Charles H. Fee, MD Auditorium in the SMHS building in Grand Forks. The ceremony also marks the transition of the medical students to the clinical component of […]

Jeanie McHugo featured on ‘The PA Path’ podcast

Categories: News

The chair of the SMHS Department of Physician Assistant Studies, Dr. Jeanie McHugo, was recently a guest on the PA Path Podcast, a program “where prospective PAs, PA students, and current PAs can learn more about the profession and the paths that PAs take to serve their communities.” In the 45 minute episode, Dr. McHugo […]

Department of Physician Assistant Studies to present white coats to Class of 2024

Categories: News

Thirty-two 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 celebrate this milestone, members of the Physician Assistant Class of 2024 will receive their white coats […]

Bridging Research and Practice Committee to host interprofessional conference Oct. 21

Categories: Education

The state’s interdisciplinary Bridging Research and Practice Committee will host a professional conference at the Fargo Holiday Inn on Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, entitled “Interprofessional Collaboration, Health Sciences Research and Evidence-based Practice.” The conference is being hosted by the North Dakota Nurses Association and you can register here or via the QR code above. Join a multiprofessional group […]

Henneman, McHugo, Schindler complete leadership training

Categories: News

Three UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences faculty recently completed programs that will enhance their leadership at the School. Jeanie McHugo, Ph.D., PA-C, chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies, recently completed the process to become a Certified Master of The Leadership Challenge (TLC) via iLead Consulting. Per the information on the TLC […]

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 […]