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UNR Med PA White Coat Ceremony 2019 University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine holds first Physician Assistant Studies Program White Coat Ceremony
Friday, July 12, 2019: With the first year of classroom medical education under their belts, the inaugural 24 Physician Assistant (PA) Studies Program students at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) received their first white coats, officially transitioning to clinical training during a white coat ceremony held on the University campus today. The milestone marks the beginning of the students’ clinical journey toward becoming physician assistants.

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UNR School of Medicine offers free clinics throughout July and August

• Fox 11 News

Throughout July and August, northern Nevadans who are currently uninsured, under-insured, or without a social security number are able to receive free medical care at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Student Outreach Clinics.

University supports Artown with sustainability efforts, original artwork, on-campus events and more

• Nevada Today

The 2019 Artown poster and featured work of art was created by mother, daughter and son, Debbie, Rachael and John-Henry Lambin (of My Thousand Words, book sculptures). Rachael Lambin and her brother John-Henry are second-year medical students at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, who share a passion for both art and medicine."We are proud to be UNR Medical Students and to have been asked to make this year's Artown poster," Rachael said. "We are super excited and love our school very much."

Mutton Bustin' Takes Courage And Heart

• KUNR

Dr. Arthur Islas is the Fellowship Director for Sports and Wilderness Medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. Every year during the Reno Rodeo, Islas mentors recent med school grads who are there to treat athletes with concussions, sprains and other common injuries.

UNR Med offering free vasectomies

• Fox 11 News

The UNR Med Student Outreach Clinic is currently offering free vasectomies. Dr. Daniel Spogen says, a lot of insurance don’t cover vasectomies, most places that offer vasectomies require upfront payment. It’s an add on for a lot of people but a great form of contraception.

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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.