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  • Beyond residency: New and established fellowships provide physician opportunities.
  • New student opportunity opens in Las Vegas: Following the outstanding experience with the Student Outreach Clinic in their first two years of medical school, students relocating to Las Vegas for their clinical rotations wanted a local outreach venue.
  • Student Spotlight: Son inspires mom to attend medical school
  • Faculty Focus: Passion, devotion characterize emergency medicine physician
  • Resident Round-Up: Chief resident finds balance in life
  • Class Act: Sixty-two matriculate with Class of 2014
  • Honor Roll: Supporters of the University of Nevada School of Medicine
  • Facts and Figures: Center for Education and Health Services Outreach

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  • Ushering in a new era of research: The Center for Molecular Medicine, the first new basic science research facility to be built at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in nearly 30 years, officially opened Aug. 16, 2010 heralding in a new era of research for Nevada.
  • Preceptors are 'angels on earth': A community-based institution, the School of Medicine has long relied on the generous donation of time from community physicians to mentor students and residents.
  • Reflections on a 15-year study: The Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), a suite of studies looking at major health issues of women after menopause, winds down its 15-year run at the University of Nevada School of Medicine this fall.
  • Remembering George Smith: George Smith, M.D., founding dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, passed away March 20, 2010.
  • The path of a young doctor: Wilfredo Torres, M.D.’10 was born in El Salvador when civil war engulfed the small, impoverished Central American country.
  • Student Spotlight: Dedicating time to family and medical school
  • Faculty Focus: Pathology instructor promotes self-learning
  • Hooded Heroes: Class of 2010 graduates 55
  • Facts and Figures: Cost of traffic crashes to Nevada

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  • Forty Years of Learning, Healing and Discovering: The story about the 1969 founding and subsequent survival of the University of Nevada School of Medicine is a story about fighting against the odds.
  • A First in Acute Care Surgery Training: After decades of providing excellent surgical care, the University of Nevada School of Medicine and University Medical Center in Las Vegas have developed a national reputation as a practical model of acute care surgery.
  • Triple Threat: The University of Nevada School of Medicine’s pediatric allergy specialty group, based in Reno, has hit the ground running since being established less than two years ago and views itself as the classic triple threat of academicians doing research heavily based in clinical experience.
  • Student Spotlight: A Passion for Patient Care and Research
  • Faculty Focus: Helping Lead the Way in Microbiology Research

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