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Monday, May 20, 2019: Commencement for the UNR Med Class of 2019 marked the end of a long phase of formal education and the beginning of a lifetime of informal—but even more critical—learning and professional growth.

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Free clinics offered for uninsured Northern Nevadans

• KOLO Channel 8 News

People in Northern Nevada who are uninsured, under-insured, or without Social Security numbers can receive free medical care at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Student Outreach Clinics. UNR Med offers the free clinics to assist the region's medically uninsured with needed services.

Free medical services offered to uninsured Northern Nevadans

• KRNV Fox 11 News

UNR's School of Medicine is offering Northern Nevadans who are uninsured, underinsured or without a social security number free medical care this May and June 2019 at upcoming Student Outreach Clinics.

When Doctors Are At-Risk for Suicide

• Psychology Today

Organizations such as the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the American Medical Association have recommended reforming medical licensing questions to make it clear that physicians may get help without fear of negative consequences. Despite the growing support, Thomas Schwenk of the University of Nevada School of Medicine noted that change isn’t happening fast enough.

Continual Evolution of Health Care in Nevada

• Nevada Business Magazine

Data from University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine indicates that Nevada ranks 47th in the nation in terms of physicians per capita. The state would need another 2,500 doctors just to reach average, and that’s a 68 percent increase.

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The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine's annual State of the School Address features an updated 2018-2019 Fact Sheet and information on the institution. Download 2018 UNR Med State of the School resources

Thomas L. Schwenk, M.D., dean of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, delivered UNR Med's 2018 State of the School Address, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018 at Basin Street Stadium Club at Mackay Stadium.