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UNR Med 2017 State of the School Video Link UNR Med Selected as One of Nine National Pathway Leaders for ACGME’s Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments Initiative
Monday, September 18, 2017: The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) announced September 13 that UNR Med, along with eight other Pathway Leaders, has been selected to participate in a Patient Safety Collaborative. Over the next 18 months, this Collaborative will work to create and test a framework for residents and fellows to generate a standard for a culture of patient safety in GME programs across the country.

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Amodei: Nevada can sustain two medical schools

• Las Vegas Sun

Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., on Tuesday pushed back on former Rep. Shelley Berkley's stance that the UNR Med should be closed because the state can't afford two medical schools.

Lyon County officials discuss options to improve county health

• Reno Gazette-Journal

Lyon County has more than 53,000 people spread over almost 2,000 square miles, with nearly 11,000 residents age 60 or older. Despite its size, the county has just 12 medical doctors, 10 dentists, one licensed professional counselor and no psychiatrists.

New telemedicine practice in Elko

• Elko Daily Free Press

A new medical practice has opened in Elko using telemedicine. Dr. Daniel Spogen is chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at the UNR School of Medicine. He is also site director of the Rural Family Practice Residency Program starting in Elko.

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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.