University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

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Established in 1969, UNR Med is improving the health and well-being of all Nevadans and their communities through excellence in education, training, clinical care and research.

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How can I confront coronavirus racism?

School of Medicine Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Nicole Jacobs, recommends methods for dealing with biased behavior, whether you are the intended recipient or a witness.

Matteo Aureli, Mohammed Ben-Idris and Jamie Voyles-Ensor are panel presentation speakers.

What does it take to receive a National Science Foundation CAREER award?

The latest prestigious early-career awards will advance research in wildfire-smoke forecasting, battery performance and understanding brain function

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Campus labs supplying equipment for School of Medicine use and patient care

University banding together to provide medical supplies for COVID-19 care – more supplies needed

Our Programs

Providing an Unrivaled Education since 1969, the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine has prepared more than 3,500 students, residents and fellows to lead the way to better health.

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Speech Pathology & Audiology

Typically there are approximately 200 undergraduate and 50 graduate students enrolled in one of our three degree programs offered (B.S., M.S., and Ph.D.). 

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Physician Assistant Studies

The Physician Assistant (PA) Studies Program at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is a fantastic opportunity for individuals interested in health care. 

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Graduate Medical Education

Our programs meet and exceed the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) requirements in each of the disciplines offered. 

Nevada's first medical school

The School of Medicine is a research-intensive, community-based, statewide medical school with campuses in Northern Nevada's metropolitan and rural areas. Through targeted growth and investment in education, clinical services and research, we are a resource for improving health care regionally and across the country.