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Medical Student and Growth Mindset

Categories: Academic Support

Medical school is often described as drinking from a fire hose. Between the volume and speed at which material is presented, it’s easy to get overwhelmed, especially at the beginning of your medical school journey. But since the beginning is past and now you’re in the middle of your medical journey, it’s important to reflect on […]

MSI: Immunization Records, financial aid disbursement

Categories: MS1

Please remember that the Office of Student Affairs & Admissions does not house your immunization records any longer. Do not email any personal records to saa@UND.edu. The “Myrecordtracker” platform is where all your records are stored, and it is your responsibility to keep this information updated. This system will email you reminders 30 days before records are due […]

MSIV: Immunization records

Categories: MS4

Please remember that the Office of Student Affairs & Admissions does not house your immunization records any longer. Do not email any personal records to saa@UND.edu. The “Myrecordtracker” platform is where all your records are stored, and it is your responsibility to keep this information updated. This system will email you reminders 30 days before records are due […]

MSII: Immunization records, Certiphi, financial aid disbursement

Categories: MS2

Please remember that the Office of Student Affairs & Admissions does not house your immunization records any longer. Do not email any personal records to saa@UND.edu. The “Myrecordtracker” platform is where all your records are stored, and it is your responsibility to keep this information updated. This system will email you reminders 30 days before records are due […]

MS3: ERAS Tokens

Categories: MS3

ERAS tokens for the 2021 season ERAS tokens were emailed to current third-year students on 6.14.21. If you did not receive your token, please check your junk email. The email had the following information in the body: “Dear Student, Use the ERAS 2023 token listed below to gain access to the MyERAS application. Go to […]

MS2: Excused Absences

Categories: MS2

If you are ever in a position that you will be unable to attend a mandatory curricular session, there is a form you must fill out prior to the absence being marked “excused.” Requests for any excused absences for mandatory sessions can be made by filling out the request form located on the SAA website […]

Self-care by Michelle Montgomery

Categories: Academic Support

Mental health IS health. Humans are wired for Connection. When we are deprived of live human interaction, we suffer. Loneliness can affect anyone, at any point in life. A 2018 survey by Cigna (https://www.cigna.com/about-us/newsroom/studies-and-reports/loneliness-questionnaire) found that loneliness is a growing health problem, and was so even before the pandemic. The survey results showed: Nearly 50% […]

Resilience by Val Becker

Categories: Academic Support

In recent years, “resilience” and its companion concept “grit” have become buzzwords in higher education. Resilience “is not the exception to the rule, it is the rule,” said Angela Duckworth, a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and researcher on resilience and grit. With all that is happening in the world, post-traumatic stress […]