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Students at the White Coat Ceremony

The Class of 2020 was celebrated at the 2016 White Coat Ceremony on August 12. This year's class of 70 students is the first class that will be able to complete all four years of medical education in northern Nevada. With the School of Medicine's refocus on northern Nevada and launch of its new brand, this class marks the beginning of a new era of expansion for the school under its new name: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. Photo by James Rutter.

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Future of state's medical education system signed

• Nevada Appeal/Lahontan Valley News

Nevada legislators made a significant investment in 2015 to expand the state’s medical education system by providing start-up funds for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Medicine (UNLV Medicine), additional funds for the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) and $10 million toward building new graduate medical education (GME) programs.

Rural health care in Northern Nevada

• KNPR

A discussion on the state of rural health care in Nevada with Dr. Melissa Piasecki of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine; Donna Miller, the owner of Lifeguard International and Diane McGinness, a nurse practitioner with Searchlight Health Care.

UNR med school launches new look

• Nevada Appeal

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine in July officially added “Reno” to its name after a decades-long history of being the University of Nevada School of Medicine, following approval of the new name by the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents in June.

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Nevada Medicine Weekly
Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine 2015-16 fact sheet provides at-a-glance data and the latest summaries on the School's educational, patient care, research, community outreach and economic impacts.

Dean Schwenk discusses the impact of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine on the state and region.