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Healthcare Workforce Group seeks input from physicians, PAs, NPs and certified nurse midwives

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Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and Certified Nurse Midwives: we want to hear from you! In order to better understand the maternal healthcare workforce in North Dakota, and primary care providers’ contribution to maternal healthcare, the UND Healthcare Workforce Group is seeking responses to this brief survey. A better understanding of the current workforce and […]

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. […]

Department of Physician Assistant Studies celebrates PA Week 2021

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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 Student Health Services seeks a physician

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UND’s Student Health Services (SHS) is seeking a physician to provide primary care, within scope of said practice, with an emphasis on the prevention of illness, promotion of health, and development of health maintenance to a diverse UND student population. SHS is an interdisciplinary team of advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, medical laboratory scientists, and […]

Alessandra Spagnolia to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on surgeon suicide Feb. 19

Categories: Education

Alessandra Spagnolia, M.D., a PGY-II resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Surgeon Suicide” at Sanford Medical Center MEC Room 140 in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr. Spagnolia’s talk are: Recall a few […]

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

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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. […]

Rural Recruitment Reimagined workshop in Bismarck April 16

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What if the health needs of our most vulnerable populations, in our most remote areas, were able to drive successful recruitment, rather than create barriers to care? How does the millennial generation of health providers exhibit the characteristics that promote workforce growth and stability? Find out at the Rural Recruitment Reimagined workshop, to be held from 9 […]

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

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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, […]

EBTG and Daryl Sieg to talk “From Lecture to Learning” on May 7

Categories: Education, Events

On Tuesday, May 7, Daryl Sieg, MPAS edu, assistant professor in the SMHS Department of Physician Assistant Studies, will present “From Lecture to Learning: Personal experience in transforming an online graduate-Level pharmacology course to active, case-based learning.” The talk, sponsored by the Evidence-Based Teaching Group, will be held from 11 a.m. to noon in SMHS Room […]

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

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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, […]