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UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences announces student, faculty, and medical resident award winners

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The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) presented a number of awards to its graduating medical students and the School’s faculty and other community volunteers during its Commencement festivities on May 3 and 4, including the Dean’s Special Recognition Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Faculty. Of the roughly 1,700 physicians in […]

‘I am so thrilled’: fourth-year UND medical students respond to residency match results

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“I am so thrilled. I matched at Stanford, which was my number one choice, and I am just so excited to be here.” Almost trembling with joy in a second-floor classroom at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), fourth-year medical student Megan Corn was trying hard—but not too hard—to contain her excitement […]

From the Dean: Match Day results

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As promised last week, here is a summary of the Match Day results for our soon-to-be graduating senior medical students. As you may recall, a week ago today our senior medical students (and their roughly 40,000 residency applicant counterparts from across the country and throughout the world) learned where they will be spending the next […]

‘Overwhelmed and excited’: fourth-year UND medical students respond to their residency match results

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“I’m overwhelmed and excited,” smiled Grand Forks native Annabel Jiran from a classroom on the second floor of the main UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) building in Grand Forks. “UND has prepared me well for the next phase of training through fostering my ability to question, think critically, integrate knowledge, communicate clearly, […]

Health Sciences and Residency graduation events in 2022

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In addition to the MD Commencement (to be held at UND’s Chester Fritz Auditorium at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 7), the many health sciences and residency programs at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences are hosting graduation related events soon. Below is a partial list of events to note as of April […]

SMHS and Sanford Health launch new post-graduate programs to enhance specialty care in region

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) and Sanford Health have officially launched their Sanford-based Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program and Neurology Resident Training Program. The new programs are part of a historic $300 million philanthropic investment, announced by Sanford Health in March, to transform rural health care delivery for generations. Sanford Health is working with its […]

From the Dean: A full roster of residents

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The North Dakota Legislative Assembly (aka Legislature) probably has about a month more to run for this biennium. Various bills that are relevant to the School are making their way through the process, and none is more important than SB 2003 (the funding bill for the School and the higher education system as a whole). […]

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 […]