University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

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.

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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. 

Med School News

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Nevada State Public Health Lab-led team studying COVID-19 reinfection

Fighting the pandemic: University of Nevada, Reno research effort continues with early, genomics-based evidence of reinfection

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Research ‘rock star’ has advanced gastroenterology science and scientists

Celebrating the impressive record of scientific advancements, funding and mentorship of Kent Sanders, Nevada’s 2020 Distinguished Researcher

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What is aphasia?

June is Aphasia Awareness Month, a national campaign dedicated to increasing public awareness about the language disorder and recognizing people who are living with or caring for people with aphasia.

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.