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Northern Nevada high school teenage girls learned from local women surgeons, physicians and engineers as part of an outreach program with The Perry Initiative. Hands-on workshop encourages young women to pursue medicine, engineering careers
Saturday, November 10, 2018: Saturdays are for adventure and/or power tool jobs, and today, the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) outfitted local high school girls with just that. Approximately 40 northern Nevada teenagers wearing safety goggles and with power tools, pins, clamps and rods in hand, sawed through artificial bone during mock surgery sessions while learning the basics of orthopedic surgery and engineering concepts.

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University of Nevada, Reno hosts engineering and medical workshops for women

• KRXI Fox 11 News

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med), the Reno Orthopedic Clinic (ROC) Foundation and The Perry Initiative co-hosted two days of workshops for young women in northern Nevada to learn the basics of orthopedic surgery and engineering from local women surgeons and engineers.

University of Nevada, Reno hosts engineering and medical workshops for women

• KRNV Channel 4 News

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med), the Reno Orthopedic Clinic (ROC) Foundation and The Perry Initiative co-hosted two days of workshops for young women in northern Nevada to learn the basics of orthopedic surgery and engineering from local women surgeons and engineers.

Elko-Based Residency Program Opens Expanding Access

• Nevada Business Magazine

A partnership between the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) and Nevada Health Centers (NVHC) has resulted in the creation of the Elko Family Medicine Residency Program.

UNR Med celebrates 50 years, looks toward the future | NCET Biz Tips

• Reno Gazette Journal

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine’s official anniversary is March 25, 2019, marking 50 years of tremendous contributions to the community. As the school pays tribute to its five-decade journey, it is also planning a course for an inspiring future.

UNR Med offers free health clinics into December

• KRNV Channel 4 News

The School of Medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno is offering a series of free health clinics for the uninsured and others into December.

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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.