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Exceptional Preceptor

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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.

Odds and Ends: New UND wireless networks

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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

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The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) and the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) co-sponsor the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE). The USMLE (or the step exams) consists of three “step” examinations which students must successfully pass as a criterion for graduation and medical licensure.

Something for everyone

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Did you know the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences purchases long-term disability benefits for medical students? Long-term disability insurance provides protection for students should a disability occur. These benefits are through The Guardian. Provisions and eligibility information can be found online here. If you have questions on the policy, please contact Tass Wood, […]

Odds and Ends

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Know Your Acronyms MSPE: The Medical Student Academic Performance Evaluation, commonly referred to as “the dean’s letter,” is a letter of evaluation. Although the Associate Dean for Student Affairs & Admissions collects most of the data and signs the letter, the only section our Office develops is the “Noteworthy Characteristics” portion of the letter. This […]

Odds and Ends

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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 […]