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MS2: Information from Dr. Porter

Categories: MS2

From Dr. Porter: I would like to welcome the Class of 2023 back from your summer break. I hope you took some time for yourselves, as your medical education will start ramping up from here until graduation. Along those lines, I’m sure you were happy to complete the lottery at the end of Block VIII […]

Know your acronyms–and deadlines!

Categories: Uncategorized

AMSA – Founded in 1950, AMSA (the American Medical Student Association) is a student-led, national association that exists to cultivate, inspire and inform medical students. The independent group is the oldest of its kind in the United States and boasts of nearly 30,000 active members. Click here to learn more. Dates & Deadlines: Financial aid […]

Student Wellness

Categories: MS1, MS2, MS3, MS4, Uncategorized

Now is the time that we all need to focus on resilience. Being resilient is about recognizing that emotions and behaviors affect how we deal with stress. Resilience starts with being self-aware. Self-awareness gives us the ability to be intentional in our responses and find healthy ways to adapt to distressing events in our lives. […]

Financial Aid

Categories: Financial Aid

If you have not submitted your FAFSA for the 2020-2021 academic year, please do so ASAP. Financial aid award information was sent to your UND student email beginning the week of May 11. If you’ve already completed the FAFSA and you do not receive an award notification by May 15, please contact Jane Thorvilson. The […]

Something for everyone

Categories: Uncategorized

The University Counseling Center remains open during the remote instruction period. Services have been modified and will be delivered remotely. If you have questions or need services, please call UCC at 701.777.2127 during normal business hours. Emotional support is available 24/7 through FirstLink at 701.235.7335. With the transition to the new curriculum and year-round instruction, we […]

Academic Support

Categories: Academic Support

There is one thing that we can be pretty sure about—medical students are intelligent. They did well at school (they most likely were even near the top of their class) and some of them will have relied on a good memory, but not always a great deal of study, to pass their exams. Unfortunately, medical school is not like […]

Know your Acronyms: FAFSA

Categories: Financial Aid, Uncategorized

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is the federal government’s form that students need to complete to be eligible to receive financial aid to help with educational costs. It is available to students of all levels and future professions. More information on FAFSA can be seen here.

From the Associate Dean

Categories: From the Associate Dean

These are unprecedented times and will continue to be so. We are proud of our faculty, staff, and students for working together to make the best out of these new circumstances. My staff and I are proud of each of you. You continuously impress us with your great attitudes, participation, and willingness to serve the […]

MS1: Immunizations, absences

Categories: MS1

Immunizations: Immunizations must be completed ASAP. Please follow the guidelines on the AAMC Immunization Form. UND SMHS does require a positive titer for varicella. The only exception to this requirement is if you’ve had the disease, in which case proof is needed to document illness. We also require a positive hepatitis B titer. Both titers need […]

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 […]