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January, 2020

Exceptional Preceptor

Categories: Odds & Ends

Has your preceptor gone above and beyond in sharing their time, experience, knowledge, or wisdom? If so, we would like to recognize them in Grand Rounds! Send an email about your time with an exceptional preceptor to the Office of Student Affairs & Admissions and we will recognize them in our newsletter.

Sign up for Giving Hearts Day Scholarships Feb. 13!

Categories: Uncategorized

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences will participate in the 24-hour giving day dedicated to student scholarships known as Giving Hearts Day on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. Dakota Medical Foundation will match up to $25,000 for every dollar SMHS faculty, staff, donors, and friends can pull in for a minimum of two $12,500 student […]

From the Associate Dean

Categories: From the Associate Dean

Happy New Year! We are so excited to have everyone back! As a reminder, we are always here to help you. If you have questions on specific topics, see the appropriate folks pictured: Front row (L to R)– Cindy Stromme: Schedule meetings with Dr. Dorscher, room reservations, excused absences requests (along with Dr. Dorscher), the Match, […]

MSI: “Achieve” meetings

Categories: MS1

If you haven’t met with Dr. Dorscher regarding your “Achieve” meeting, contact Cindy Stromme to schedule one. You can meet individually or in small groups. Also, note that Essentia Health prohibits shadowing of physicians at their locations. However, students may take rotations at Essentia during their clinical years.

MSII: Preparing for clinical years

Categories: MS2

Three informal lunch meetings for second-year students to discuss your clinical years as a medical student will be held Jan. 29, Feb. 11, and Feb. 19. Dr. Joycelyn Dorscher, Dr. Susan Zelewski (assistant dean for the Grand Forks campus), Dr. Pat Carr, Jennifer Duffy, and Michelle Montgomery will be available to discuss what to expect […]

MSIII: Preparing for year four

Categories: MS3

Did you know there’s an Education Resources website where you can go to look at suggested electives by specialty? Department chairs selected these to help prepare you for your future profession. Check it out! And the “Planning your fourth year and beyond” webpage from UND has information for you to look at to prepare for the coming […]

MSIV: Match

Categories: MS4

Fourth-year medical students MUST be in the state of North Dakota during Match week. The 2020 Match Week & SOAP schedule can be found here. Rank Order List Certification Deadline: All medical students participating in the 2020 Match must certify their rank order list by 9 p.m. EST on Feb. 26, 2020. AAMC Graduating Student […]

Financial Aid for Spring 2020

Categories: Financial Aid

Spring financial aid has been disbursed. If you still have an account balance, are in need of additional financial aid, or have questions regarding your aid, contact Jenny Duffy or Jane Thorvilson. The last day to pay spring semester charges to avoid a late fee is March 15, 2020. The scholarship application for toe 2020-21 […]

Odds and Ends: New UND wireless networks

Categories: Odds & Ends

University Information Technology (UIT) is pleased to announce three new wireless networks: UND Open, UND Guest, and UND Secured. The new wireless networks will provide a better login and wireless access user experience. The current wireless networks, UND and UND Secure will no longer be available after Feb. 14, 2020. UND faculty, student, and staff […]

Know your acronyms

Categories: Uncategorized

FIRST (Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools) is an AAMC program that provides free financial wellness resources. FIRST provides information on paying for medical school, managing your finances, loan repayment and more! Check out FIRST. You will need your AAMC login to access certain content.