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School of Medicine in the News

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.


UNLV School of Medicine to assume control of 4 health centers

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

The medical school, which says it will assume control of the health centers run by the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, wants to focus on “prevention, primary care and behavioral health” at the facilities, according to a news release.



Changes at School of Medicine

• KTVN Ch. 2

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is unveiling some big changes.


Reno medical school has new name

• KOLO Ch. 8

Much fanfare at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine – as the school unveiled its official new name August 8, 2016.


University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine rolls out new logo, branding campaign

• Nevada Today

The state's first public medical school launched its new look today, complete with updated logo and branding identity. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine on July 1 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.


Mutual of Omaha

• Omaha World Herald

Davis earned her Medical Degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California, Irvine.


Insomniac donates $120k to Las Vegas charities following EDC

• KTNV Ch. 13

Emergency Medicine Resident Research Fund is an established gift fund used to support resident research activities within the University of Nevada School of Medicine Foundation's Emergency Medicine department.


The Notes: July 31-Aug. 6

• Vegas, Inc.

The MountainView Hospital/University of Nevada School of Medicine residency program welcomed its first class of residents. There are 38 internal medicine residents and 14 general surgery residents.



The Notes: July 31-Aug. 6

• Vegas Inc

The MountainView Hospital/University of Nevada School of Medicine residency program welcomed its first class of residents. There are 38 internal medicine residents and 14 general surgery residents.


School of Medicine makes an impact

• Nevada Business Weekly

In addition to training future physicians and conducting cutting-edge research, the University of Nevada School of Medicine (UNSOM) also creates a positive impact to Nevada’s economy.



Clark County students explore medical field at CampMED

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

“I asked a question last night just before they were all ready to go to bed, ‘So who wants to be a doctor?’ and every one of them raised their hands,” said Gerald Ackerman, assistant dean for rural programs at UNR’s medical school.



Nevada’s doctor shortage affects Clark County

• Las Vegas Sun

Clark County has just 185 physicians for every 100,000 people, compared with 279 in Washoe County and 346 nationally, according to the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Highlighting achievements, July 21, 2016 — PHOTOS

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Medical students honored: The Clark County Medical Society honored Jessica Kim from University of Nevada School of Medicine and Nervik Roy from Touro University Nevada College of Medicine with its 2016 Student Rising Star Award.