Grand Rounds

SMHS Student Affairs & Admissions News

MS2: Immunizations, support

Categories: MS2

Immunizations: Immunizations must be completed ASAP. You will not be allowed on your third-year campuses without having the documentation. Documentation can be sent to Bethany Reck. We’re here! As you disperse across the state to begin your next year of medical school, please know the Office of Student Affairs & Admissions is still here to support […]

MS3: VSAS, specialties, absences

Categories: MS3

VSAS: The Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS) is extending the current suspension of services until the week of May 11. During this time, Home and Host institutions and students will not have access to VSAS. Please visit the VSLO Program Coronavirus FAQs to learn more about the program changes that may affect you. Specialties: And did you […]

Dates and Deadlines

Categories: Odds & Ends

Look for information on upcoming registration deadlines, which will be sent to your student email account in June. Also, don’t forget that start dates for the next academic year have been moved up to earlier in the year! MS1 begins July 6, 2020; MS2 begins July 27, 2020; and MS3 and MS4 begin June 29, […]

MS4: Congratulations!

Categories: MS4

Congratulations medical student graduates of 2020! We are so proud of you! We know how hard you have worked to get to this point. You are bringing the mission of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences to fruition. Congratulations from all of us at the Office of Student Affairs & Admissions.

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 […]