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MS1: Immunizations, absences

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Immunizations: Immunizations must be completed ASAP. Please follow the guidelines on the AAMC Immunization Form. UND SMHS does require a positive titer for varicella. The only exception to this requirement is if you’ve had the disease, in which case proof is needed to document illness. We also require a positive hepatitis B titer. Both titers need […]

MSI: “Achieve” meetings

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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.

MSI: University perks and services

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Remember: as a medical student at UND you can take advantage of an array of services and student perks provided by the University. UND Health & Wellness has much to offer! Emotional Wellness: The University Counseling Center (UCC) offers a range of counseling services, a free and confidential mental self-assessment, and outreach services. Medical Services: […]

MSI

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Volunteer to assist future med students! The SMHS Office of Student Affairs & Admissions will be asking for volunteers to take care of the admissions table on our behalf as we conduct medical school applicant interviews in the next few months. We need volunteers for all but one weekend in November, the first weekend in […]

What I Wish I’d Known

Categories: MS1, MS2, MS3, MS4

MSI: Medical school is very inflexible. That said, you can still have a life—but plan to be here like a job, knowing you can’t take days off for fun. MSII: There are just so many unknowns, things you never thought you would encounter as problems. Everything is so expensive. I had a career prior to […]

Getting to know you…

Categories: MS1, Uncategorized

Hello and welcome, MSI students! We are all very excited to get to know you and your classmates. The following are the Student Affairs & Admissions staff who are working every day to make your life easier: Hello! My name is Cindy Stromme, and I am an administrative assistant in the office. I currently work […]

The HOST Program

Categories: MS1, MS2, MS3, MS4

What is the HOST program? HOST stands for Housing Our Students as they Travel. This program matches fourth-year medical students traveling across the U.S. for residency interviews with medical school alumni willing to provide lodging, transportation or general information regarding residency programs. The program has operated for more than eight years and in that time […]

Odds and Ends

Categories: MS1, MS2, MS3, MS4, Odds & Ends

Know your acronyms AOA: Alpha Omega Alpha is the medical honor society. Students are generally chosen for this society in their junior and senior year. There is a very specific number of individuals that can be inducted from a given class. Dr. Cornelius (Mac) Dyke is the advisor. Stay tuned for more information on exactly […]