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From the Dean: UND Looks to the Future

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Effective organizations and institutions periodically evaluate what they’ve accomplished in the past, how they are positioned at present, and what they foresee as their possible role and impact in the future. UND recently completed its visioning effort with the release of a new strategic plan UND LEADS. By focusing on five strategic pillars – learning, […]

From the Dean: Work-life balance and the M.D. Class of 2027

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Happy Bastille Day! It’s been a whirlwind first week and a half for the first-year medical students in the Class of 2027. And we await with enthusiasm the arrival of new students in our other health sciences programs later this summer, who join the new Doctor of Physical Therapy students already on campus! Two days […]

From the Dean: And we’re off!

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There is a lot going on at the School, to say the least! The recently graduated students – now doctors – in the M.D. Class of 2023 are starting their residencies, first-year students are arriving at the SMHS, the Supreme Court has issued an important decision regarding college admission procedures, and we have some internal […]

From the Dean: A new chair for our Department of Occupational Therapy

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In last week’s column I highlighted the contributions of Dr. Janet Jedlicka, chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy, who will be retiring at the end of this month after 17 productive years as chair of the department. This week I am pleased to announce that recently promoted Professor of Occupational Therapy Dr. Sarah Nielsen […]

From the Dean: Our year of gratitude

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As you may recall, the recently concluded academic year had been dubbed “The Year of Gratitude” by UND President Andy Armacost. We recently witnessed two amazing expressions of gratitude, the first by the Medical Student Class of 2026 and the second by the staff of the SMHS to recognize the thoughtfulness and caring of the […]

Java with Josh to be held virtually on Sept. 28

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All faculty, staff, and students are invited to join us virtually for the next Java with Josh on Thursday, Sept. 28, with their own coffee, tea, or juice! SMHS Dean Dr. Joshua Wynne will answer your questions about SMHS operations, the new academic year, events, and more. Join us online at 8:30 a.m. on Sept. […]

From the Dean: Student, faculty, and staff awards season

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What an exciting and wonderful week! As I outlined in last week’s For Your Health column, last Saturday we graduated 75 senior medical students as the newest graduates of the UND SMHS. And tomorrow we will graduate nearly 230 more health professions students during UND’s graduate (morning) and undergraduate (afternoon) commencement ceremonies. These graduates-to-be represent […]

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences to confer 75 Doctor of Medicine degrees on new physicians

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) will confer the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree on 75 graduating medical students in a Commencement Ceremony to be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, at UND’s Chester Fritz Auditorium. Along with UND President Andrew Armacost, Dr. Joshua Wynne, vice president for health affairs […]

From the Dean: Happy Birthday INMED!

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As I mentioned last week, all week long we’ve been celebrating the 50th anniversary of our renowned Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program – despite the snow! Since 1973, this first-of-its-kind program has helped produce more than 270 Indigenous physicians who otherwise might not have become doctors. That’s hundreds of physicians, and other health providers, who […]

Java with Josh to be held virtually on March 21

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All faculty, staff, and students are invited to join us virtually for the next Java with Josh on Tuesday, March 21, with their own coffee, tea, or juice! SMHS Dean Dr. Joshua Wynne will answer your questions about SMHS operations, budgets, events, and more. Join us online at 8:30 a.m. on March 21 via Zoom […]