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UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences announces student, faculty, and medical resident 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 festivities on May 3 and 4, including the Dean’s Special Recognition Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Faculty. Of the roughly 1,700 physicians in […]

Save the date! Virtual OTD oral comprehensive examination and CE session on April 12

Categories: Education

The Department of Occupational Therapy is hosting a Zoom-based continuing education (CE) session on Friday, April 12. Starting at 9:30 a.m. CST (8:30 a.m. Mountain time), third-year OTD students will present their capstone project presentations, which double as students’ oral comprehensive exams. CE credits will be available for any OT looking to participate in the […]

UND still collecting winter coats for UND students

Categories: Events

Earlier this month, the UND Student Involvement & Parent Programs Office managed a winter coat collection program, coupled with the distribution of winter gear for UND students in need. All donations received were gone by 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24! Since that time, the Office has fielded numerous requests from additional students hoping to […]

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences announces student, faculty, and medical resident 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 6, including the Dean’s Special Recognition Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Faculty. Of the roughly 1,700 physicians in North […]

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 […]

From the Dean: Broadening our scope

Categories: From the Dean

As one of UND’s vice presidents, I had the pleasure to be part of the interview team that visited with the four outstanding final candidates who are under consideration for the deanship at the UND School of Law to follow Dean Mike McGinnis, who is stepping down in June. I enjoyed chatting with all of […]

Phase 1 medical students recognize four faculty for Outstanding Unit Instructor Awards

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In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment, and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the medical student Classes of 2025 and 2024 have recognized three faculty for Outstanding Unit Instructor Awards in Unit III and Unified Session VIII of the 2021-22 academic year. The Class of 2025 (Phase 1) Unit III awardees are the following […]

UND Student Health Services seeks a physician

Categories: News

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 […]

First-year UND med students get a little extra care this holiday season

Categories: News

Last week, 64 first-year medical students received a little holiday pick-me-up, courtesy of a collection of volunteers at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Arranged by the SMHS Office of Student Affairs and Office of the Dean, care packages, which included personalized notes from SMHS faculty, staff, and other medical students, were provided […]

SMHS announces medical student scholarships for 2020–21 academic year

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has announced that nearly $600,000 in scholarships has been awarded to more than 130 UND medical students for the 2020–2021 academic year. Funds for the scholarships come from private sources, endowments, and other awards, and have helped the School lower SMHS medical student debt from well above […]

Donors provide stethoscopes to new med students through Adopt-A-Med-Student program

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Adopt-a-Med-Student Program celebrated its 10th year this week by providing 67 engraved stethoscopes to first-year medical students in the MD Class of 2024. “It’s awesome,” said first-year med student Ajdin Ekic of West Fargo, N.D., first generation immigrant and son of Bosnian parents. “This is the […]

SMHS announces medical student scholarships for 2019–20 academic year

Categories: News

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has announced that more than $731,000 in scholarships has been awarded to more than 180 UND medical students for the 2019–2020 academic year. Funds for the scholarships come from private sources, endowments, and other awards, and have helped the School lower SMHS medical student debt from well […]

Porter named Associate Dean for Student Affairs & Admissions

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Jim Porter, Ph.D., associate professor in UND’s Department of Biomedical Sciences, has been named associate dean for Student Affairs & Admissions at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). A 21-year veteran of the SMHS, Dr. Porter is filling the role previously held by Joycelyn Dorscher, M.D., who is leaving the School on […]

A new home for student organizations

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Heads-up! UND student organization websites have transitioned off the “UND.edu” server. Student org sites now live at involvement@UND.edu, a hub that allows students to find 250+ student organizations, see events, keep up with news, and interact with other students. It is a great resource that showcases the broad spectrum of UND student organizations to prospective students, […]

UND SMHS recognizes end-of-year faculty and student award winners

Categories: News

The UND 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 Sunday, May 12, including the Dean’s Special Recognition Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Faculty. Of the roughly 1,700 physicians in North Dakota, more than […]