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TLAS, AAMC offer faculty development session on authentic doctor-patient communication skills Feb. 23

Categories: Education

On Feb. 23, 2023, at noon (CST), Dr. Heeyoung Han from Southern Illinois University Medical School will present “Authentic Doctor-Patient Communication Skills,” a faculty development offering made possible by a grant from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Central Group on Educational Affairs. The SMHS Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) team encourages all health- […]

2023 Open Educational Resource (OER) grant proposals open

Categories: Education

Open Educational Resources (OERs) are teaching, learning, and research works that are made available for free use by others. OERs include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, videos, tests, software, and any other tools, materials, or techniques used to support access to knowledge. UND students have saved over $10.8 million from Fall 2015 through Spring […]

Collaborative Faculty Development Series shares knowledge, experience across medical schools

Categories: Education

You may have noticed that faculty development offerings from the Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) unit of Education Resources have been a bit different this fall. Earlier this year, co-principal investigators (Co-PI) Dr. Adrienne Salentiny and Dr. Boyung Suh (Southern Illinois University Medical School) and colleagues from four other medical schools in the midwest received […]

Good things in small packages

Categories: News

A father-daughter pair of SMHS grads join forces on a scholarship endowment for athletic training students. It was one heckuva Christmas present. “Not only was I extremely humbled by this wonderful gift,” wrote Kristen Erredge from her Mayo Clinic office in Rochester, Minn., “but I am honored that my family chose to support athletic training.” […]

Peace of Mind

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Retired neurologist and alumnus Dr. Ross Pettit chats with North Dakota Medicine on retirement, giving, and his namesake scholarship for UND medical students. The last time I saw Dr. Ross Pettit, he gave me a box full of anatomical models. “Oh, those belonged to my father-in-law,” laughs Ross (BS Med ’70) over coffee recently, referencing […]

SMHS announces end-of-year faculty and medical student award winners

Categories: News

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 ceremonies on Saturday, May 7, including the Dean’s Special Recognition Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Faculty. Of the roughly 1,700 physicians in North […]

Biomedical Sciences grad student awarded a 2022 American Society of Cell Biology scholarship

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Congratulations to Department of Biomedical Sciences graduate student Gbolahan Bamgbose, who was awarded a 2022 American Society of Cell Biology / International Federation of Cell Biology scholarship! The scholarship provides research and training opportunities for African and South American early-career investigators in the life sciences. Gbolahan, who is president of the Biomedical Graduate Student Association […]

Ten ways to shorten your lecture, improve learning, and bring about world peace

Categories: Education

Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) invites you to join us on Thursday, Feb. 24 at noon Central for “10 Ways to Shorten Your Lecture, Improve Student Learning, and Bring About World Peace.*” This session will be presented virtually and will be recorded for later viewing. Join via Zoom: Do you find yourself racing through the […]

Three Medical Laboratory Science Students receive national organization scholarships

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Congratulations to the three senior undergraduates from the UND Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) program — Morgan Kainz, Jacob Tupa, and Grace Matter — who won awards from Alpha Mu Tau, the scholarship fraternity of the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science. Kainz, Tupa, and Matter won the Ida and May Reilly Memorial Scholarship, the Eleanor Parchman Memorial […]

Medical Laboratory Science students receive scholarships for 2021-22

Categories: News

The Department of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has awarded scholarships to several medical laboratory science students for the upcoming academic year. Funds for the scholarships are given from various private sources, endowments, and scholarship funds. Scholarship winners for the 2021-2022 academic year include: Marcia and Gary […]

Faculty Development: Using interactive platforms to enhance integration of basic science into clinical experience

Categories: Education

Please join the Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) team from SMHS Education Resources on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, at noon (Central ST) for a faculty development session presented by Amanda Haage, Ph.D. (Biomedical Sciences), Laura Nichols, M.D. (Internal Medicine), and Sarah Sletten, Ph.D. (Biomedical Sciences) entitled “Using interactive platforms to enhance integration of basic science […]

From the Dean: Homecoming is coming!

Categories: From the Dean

Fall is in the air, of course, which means not only Fighting Hawks football but Homecoming at UND. If you’ve not already done so, remember to register for one of our Homecoming events, in particular our annual interdisciplinary continuing education symposium taking place at least virtually, if not in-person, on Friday, Oct. 22. The topic […]

Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship Corner: 2021 Faculty Development Needs Assessment results

Categories: Education

In July 2021, TLAS sent a school-wide faculty development needs assessment survey to members of the School of Medicine & Health Sciences. This annual survey is designed to guide the development of future faculty development offerings through the TLAS unit of Education Resources and the Office of Education & Faculty Affairs (EFA). TLAS focuses on […]

Congratulations to the TLAS Teaching Academy inaugural class of 2020-21

Categories: Education, News

The Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) unit in Education Resources is pleased to announce the graduation of the inaugural TLAS Teaching Academy cohort of SMHS faculty. The Teaching Academy is a joint faculty development program of the SMHS Office of Education & Faculty Affairs (OEFA) and TLAS. The academy is designed to address a persistent challenge faced by educator […]

Faculty Development Session: Organized teaching Sept. 23

Categories: Education

Fall has arrived and Teaching, Learning, & Scholarship (TLAS) is resuming our monthly live faculty development events! SMHS faculty asked and we’re doing our best to answer: the most often requested topic from our 2021 Needs Assessment was organization and time management. With this in mind, September’s event will be: Organized Teaching: Control the Chaos and Support […]