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All SMHS Homecoming events all open for registration

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences is celebrating milestone graduates and ten years of our Master of Public Health program at UND Homecoming 2022. Register for all events here. Friday, Sept. 30 Continuing Education Symposium A continuing education event will be held in Room W202 of the School and via Zoom online from […]

Primary Care Week to be held Oct. 10-14 at SMHS

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It’s back! The American Medical Student Association (AMSA)-sponsored Primary Care Week 2022 will be celebrated at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) from Oct. 10-14. Join several SMHS departments, the UND Center for Rural Health, and a variety of area providers as they talk primary care in a rural setting. See the […]

UND Indians Into Medicine program announces $1 million comprehensive campaign

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The Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) is kicking off a $1 million comprehensive campaign, the largest campaign of its kind for Indigenous medical education. “For nearly 50 years this program has led the nation in training Indigenous physicians,” said INMED Director Dr. Don Warne, referencing the […]

From the Dean: Physician recruitment and retention

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One of the best-known health care providers in the country, based in the Midwest, just completed a mass mailing to physicians with an appeal to return to the Midwest to practice medicine. Susan and I got such a flyer in the mail earlier this week. It highlights a supply chain problem that we at the […]

North Dakota Rural Health Clinic Network receives 100k HRSA grant

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Additional training and resources will be coming to assist the 55 Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) throughout North Dakota over the next year. The North Dakota Rural Health Clinic Network has received a Rural Health Network Development Planning Program grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to assist the Network in providing support for the rural […]

Brand Corner: Email signatures

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Just a reminder about email signatures. UND’s brand standards guide includes suggestions for maintaining best practice email signatures. Discouraging things like images, quotations, and atypical fonts, the guide for your professional email signature recommends the following general format (all in a readable, sans serif font): Name (in bold) Job Title Department College University of North […]

Summer issue of North Dakota Medicine out now!

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The Summer 2022 issue of North Dakota Medicine magazine is now available in both online and paper formats. This issue features stories on: Our new Master of Athletic Training degree Third-year medical student Judge Muskrat’s journey to UND Dr. Kumi Nagamoto-Combs on the connection between the gut and anxiety/depression The Dr. Ross and DonnaLee Pettit Medical Scholarship […]

Sue Jeno retirement reception on June 30, send well-wishes online

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Following 28 years of teaching, research, and service to the SMHS Department of Physical Therapy and the University of North Dakota, Sue Jeno, P.T., Ph.D., is retiring! A retirement reception will honor Dr. Jeno at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, in the School’s […]

SMHS guidance on signs/symptoms of illness

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has produced a new series of guidelines / recommendations for people experiencing the signs/symptoms of illness. These guidelines are now posted to the COVID page of the SMHS website and can be read below. SMHS Guidance for Signs/Symptoms of Illness The UND SMHS is dedicated to the […]

The Big Event set for April 30

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The Big Event is Grand Forks’s largest community-wide volunteer day! Sponsored in part by UND, this year’s Big Event will take place on April 30, starting at 9 a.m. Organizers are looking for both student and faculty volunteers this year. All volunteer sites will be outdoors, and will include tasks such as raking leaves, washing […]

‘I was ecstatic’: fourth-year UND medical students respond to their residency match results

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“When I opened my Match Day email, I was ecstatic to see that I get to stay in Minot,” beamed Belcourt, N.D., native Emily Falcon. “I am able to stay in North Dakota and finish my residency close to home which is important to me. And I feel more than prepared to start residency in […]

Eight North Dakota hospitals named among top 100 Critical Access Hospitals

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Eight Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in North Dakota have been named to the Top 100 CAHs for 2022, according to the Chartis Center for Rural Health. Top 100 hospitals are top performers, excelling in financial efficiency, achieving higher quality, securing better outcomes, increasing patient satisfaction, and operating at a lower cost than their peers across […]

Giving Hearts Day is Feb. 10

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For over a decade, Giving Hearts Day has been the region’s premier 24-hour giving event. The UND Alumni Association & Foundation has partnered with Dakota Medical Foundation to dedicate the day to supporting students at the University of North Dakota. In 2021, nearly 400 alumni and friends gave to UND students on Giving Hearts Day. […]

Dr. Wynne to give SMHS “State of the School” address March 2

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The SMHS annual Faculty Assembly has been set for 3 p.m. (Central) on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, via Zoom. Dr. Joshua Wynne, UND Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, will present the “State of the School Address,” and Dr. Colin Combs, Faculty Council (FC) Chair, will […]

UND Staff Senate Tubs of Love fundraiser runs through Feb. 4

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The Tubs of Love Campaign has started! The UND Staff Senate is collecting donations for the Community Violence Intervention Center (CVIC) and Northlands Rescue Mission Backpack Program until Feb. 4, 2022. Collection tubs are located across the UND campus, including in the School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Look for the tubs, into which non-perishable […]