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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 […]

MSIV: Match

Categories: MS4

Fourth-year medical students MUST be in the state of North Dakota during Match week. The 2020 Match Week & SOAP schedule can be found here. Rank Order List Certification Deadline: All medical students participating in the 2020 Match must certify their rank order list by 9 p.m. EST on Feb. 26, 2020. AAMC Graduating Student […]

Financial Aid for Spring 2020

Categories: Financial Aid

Spring financial aid has been disbursed. If you still have an account balance, are in need of additional financial aid, or have questions regarding your aid, contact Jenny Duffy or Jane Thorvilson. The last day to pay spring semester charges to avoid a late fee is March 15, 2020. The scholarship application for toe 2020-21 […]

Odds and Ends: New UND wireless networks

Categories: Odds & Ends

University Information Technology (UIT) is pleased to announce three new wireless networks: UND Open, UND Guest, and UND Secured. The new wireless networks will provide a better login and wireless access user experience. The current wireless networks, UND and UND Secure will no longer be available after Feb. 14, 2020. UND faculty, student, and staff […]

Know your acronyms

Categories: Uncategorized

FIRST (Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools) is an AAMC program that provides free financial wellness resources. FIRST provides information on paying for medical school, managing your finances, loan repayment and more! Check out FIRST. You will need your AAMC login to access certain content.

Financial Aid: Spring disbursement

Categories: Financial Aid

Are you on track with your budget? Spring disbursement is coming up! If you have too much money left, it’s not too late to return a portion of your loans. On the other hand, if your finances are stretched thin, or if you’re concerned about upcoming expenses such as residency interviews or step-related expenses, contact […]

Registration deadlines and dates to remember

Categories: Records & Registration

Spring Registration will open for medical students on Tuesday, November 13, 2019. Please remember that you must clear any holds on your account before you can register, and include the Financial Obligation Agreement which must be completed each semester. Individualized enrollment notifications were emailed to your UND student email the week of Nov. 4. Contact […]

Know your acronyms

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 three “step” examinations which students must successfully pass as a criterion for graduation and medical licensure.