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Things every medical student needs to know by Val Becker

Categories: Academic Support

Having a well-planned schedule is essential. During college, many medical students can get away with cramming before a big exam or simply skimming through a weekly reading assignment. Cutting corners like this just will not work in medical school. Being a medical student requires you to absorb a substantial amount of material in a very […]

Financial aid: Trimesters 1 and 2, scholarships, jury duty, immunizations, insurance

Categories: Financial Aid

A summary of financial aid information useful to medical students at all levels: Trimester 1 The last date to pay Trimester 1 tuition to avoid a late fee is Sept. 15, 2023. If you would like to receive loan money to cover your balance, please promptly contact the Office of Student Affairs & Admissions at […]

Interesting tidbit: Toupee caterpillars

Categories: Odds & Ends

The toupee or puss caterpillar, as it’s known in its larvae form, (it’s the southern flannel moth in its adult form), is regarded as one of the most venomous caterpillars in the U.S. The caterpillar’s sting produces an immediate intense burning pain followed by the appearance of a red grid-like pattern on the skin. Sometimes swollen or enlarged […]

Mental Health Awareness Month by Michelle Montgomery

Categories: Odds & Ends

Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in the United States since 1949! Mental health professionals’ aim is to emphasize the ways that our surroundings — like safe and stable housing, healthy home lives, neighborhoods and cities, and nature — affect our mental health. For Mental Health Month this year, Mental Health America is encouraging […]

MS4: Degree verification, RuralMed, scholarships

Categories: MS4

Congratulations on successfully completing your medical education at UND! It has been a pleasure watching you all grow into the young physicians who, we know, will be outstanding in the field of medicine. Your perseverance through what has not been the typical medical school experience proves you have what it takes to succeed in the […]

MS3: Myrecordtracker, Campus Connection

Categories: MS3

Please remember the Office of Student Affairs & Admissions no longer houses your immunization records. Do not email or fax any personal records to saa@UND.edu. All of your records are stored at Myrecordtracker. It is your responsibility to keep your immunization information updated. Myrecordtracker will send you email reminders 30 days before the due date (15 […]

MS2: Myrecordtracker, Phase 2 clerkships

Categories: MS2

MS2: Phase 1 Please remember the Office of Student Affairs & Admissions no longer houses your immunization records. Do not email or fax any personal records to saa@UND.edu. All of your records are stored at Myrecordtracker. It is your responsibility to keep your immunization information updated. Myrecordtracker will send you email reminders 30 days before the […]

MS1: Myrecordtracker and excused absences

Categories: MS1

Please remember the Office of Student Affairs & Admissions no longer houses your immunization records. Do not email or fax any personal records to saa@UND.edu. All of your records are stored at Myrecordtracker. It is your responsibility to keep your immunization information updated. Myrecordtracker will send you email reminders 30 days before the due date (15 […]

MS1: Accommodations, RuralMed, and MyRecordTracker.com

Categories: MS1, Uncategorized

Accommodations in the Medical Curriculum Accommodations for medical reasons in all phases of the medical curriculum, including exemptions from seeing COVID-19 patients, are handled through the Disability Services for Students (DSS) office. Students can initiate an accommodation request by visiting the DSS website to review application information and access the link to the application. If […]

MS2: Step 1 registration, RuralMed, accommodations

Categories: MS2

Step 1 Registration What Do I Need to Do USMLE Checklist.pdf On Oct. 26, 2022, SAA sent an email with the subject line: Step 1 Registration. Attached to that email is a sample USMLE Application as well as the checklist linked above. These documents should walk you through the STEP 1 registration process step-by-step. Once […]