A healthy Nevada starts here.
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.
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.
UNR Med Ranks in Top 100 for NIH Research Funds for 2021
The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine ranked in the top 100 schools based on research funding received by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2021. In addition, the departments of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Microbiology all ranked in the top 100 of their respective fields.
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.
Students are drawn to the small class sizes, award-winning faculty members and well-balanced work and school life. Our goal is to engage students in the pursuit of clinical excellence as lifelong learners through leadership, communication and teamwork and to support faculty in the development, delivery and evaluation of the curriculum.
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.
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.).
Graduate Medical Education
Our programs meet and exceed the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) requirements in each of the disciplines offered.
Med School News
Maryam Raeeszadeh-Sarmazdeh leads protein engineering research and diversity in chemical engineering
International Day of Women and Girls in Science is Feb. 11.
James M. Alexander, M.D., Named First OB/GYN Chair for Nevada’s First Integrated Health System
Experienced physician, researcher, mentor and educator to lead the obstetrics and gynecology department at the University of Nevada Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) and Renown Health.
New target for therapies to treat preterm labor
University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine research identifies a cause of preterm labor
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