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Know your Acronyms and Odds & Ends

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Acronym: AMSA The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) is a student-led, national association that exists to cultivate, inspire, and inform medical students. Click here to learn more. Information Resources If you need technology assistance, contact Information Resources at 701.777.5046 or its@med.UND.edu. Mental Health Resources for Students If you are struggling with mental wellbeing for any […]

Naslund to serve as ‘western’ wellness advocate for SMHS students

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Dr. Melissa Naslund has been hired to serve as the “western” wellness advocate for SMHS students, specifically third- and fourth-year students. The UND Departments of Family & Community Medicine and Psychiatry & Behavioral Science has announced the hiring of Dr. Melissa Naslund as “western” wellness advocate for UND medical students. Dr. Naslund is a Ph.D.-level […]

Sanford Sons and Daughters program

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The Sanford Sons & Daughters Program provides support to current Sanford Health employees, as well as to family members of current Sanford employees in physician training, who have been accepted into medical school or who are currently in medical school, residency, or fellowship. Sons & Daughters gives participants a meaningful learning experience during physician training, as […]

MS4: Degree verification

Categories: MS4

Congratulations on almost being done with your degree, fourth-years! We are so excited for all of you! Many of you may need verification forms complete, transcripts, diploma copies, and a variety of other documentation for your residency programs or next steps. Please submit these requests through the Degree Verification Form. You will need to sign […]

MS3: ERAS 2022 cycle

Categories: MS3

MS3 students: The MyERAS application for ERAS 2022 will open in June 2021 for the 2022 Match. This will allow you to begin to work on your residency application. If you registered your ERAS token, you have the ability to request letter writers to upload letters to the Letters of Recommendation Portal (LoRP). You only […]

MS2: ERAS tokens

Categories: MS2

ERAS tokens will be issued in June 2021 to each of you for the 2023 Match. The email with the token information will be sent to your UND email address. Once you register your token in MyERAS, you will have the ability to request letters of recommendation (LoR) through the LoRP portal. LoR writers will […]

Financial Aid: Scholarships and FAFSA

Categories: Financial Aid

Scholarship Application Click HERE to complete the Medical Student Scholarship Application. This is an online scholarship application for various scholarships awarded through the Office of Student Affairs & Admissions by Medical Student Financial Aid. The application will be available online until 11:59 p.m. on May 31, 2021. There will be no exceptions to this deadline. […]

Know your Acronyms: FSMB, NBME, USMLE

Categories: Odds & Ends

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 a three-step examination, which students must successfully pass as a criterion for graduation and medical licensure. Although there has been talk of the Step-1 […]