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University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine in the News

New PA program prepares to welcome first class of students

• Nevada Sagebrush

The new PA program came to fruition because of coordination between Lauf; Dr. Thomas L. Schwenk, the dean of the School of Medicine and Evan Klass, the senior associate dean of Office of Statewide Initiatives.

Downtown Reno's Nelson Building sale moves forward

• Reno Gazette-Journal

The Nelson Building moved one step closer to being sold to developers of a 17-acre downtown Reno project. The sale of the 1.6 acre downtown location with two buildings and parking lot is owned by the University of Nevada, Reno. A Nevada System of Higher Education committee approved the $7 million sale moving forward on Thursday.

The Evolution of Medical Education in Nevada

• Nevada Business

We have a tremendous shortage [of physicians] and in nearly all specialties,” said Dr. Thomas Schwenk, dean, University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) School of Medicine. The problem is compounded by the fact that, “until recently we’ve had a limited system of public medicine education leading to residency education and into practicing physicians,” he said.

Developer reaches agreement with UNR to buy nearly 2 acres of school property

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

The Reno Gazette-Journal reports the university has agreed to sell the Nelson Building to the Don J Clark Group for $7 million. The property includes two buildings and a parking lot, and it houses some of UNR’s medical school programs and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

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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.