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Project ECHO teleconference Project ECHO Expands Rural and Urban Clinics in Nevada
Friday, October 13, 2017: The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Office of Statewide Initiatives has expanded Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) with new clinics in cardiology, pediatric endocrinology, medication assisted therapy for substance use disorder, as well as a unique school-based behavioral health program.

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UNR Med expands Project ECHO program

• Northern Nevada Business Weekly

To address critical need of medical services around the state of Nevada, the University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine, (UNR Med) Office of Statewide Initiatives has expanded its Project Echo program.

Doctors may fear losing their license for seeking mental health care

• Reuters

Nearly 40 percent of U.S. physicians are reluctant to seek mental health care out of fear that it might imperil their medical license, a recent study suggests. Dr. Thomas Schwenk, dean of the University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine, calls for dropping questions about prior history of mental illness from medical licensing and renewal applications.

UNR School of Medicine Offering Free October Clinics

• KTVN

According to the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine people who are uninsured, underinsured or without a social security number will be eligible to receive free medical care at one of their Student Outreach Clinic's in October.

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Thomas L. Schwenk, M.D., dean of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, delivers UNR Med's 2017 State of the School Address, "Our Future is Now," Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 at Basin Street Stadium Club at Mackay Stadium.