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School of Medicine in the News

Changes at School of Medicine

• KTVN Ch. 2

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is unveiling some big changes.


Reno medical school has new name

• KOLO Ch. 8

Much fanfare at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine – as the school unveiled its official new name August 8, 2016.


University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine rolls out new logo, branding campaign

• Nevada Today

The state's first public medical school launched its new look today, complete with updated logo and branding identity. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine on July 1 officially added "Reno" to its name after a decades-long history of being the University of Nevada School of Medicine, following approval of the new name by the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents in June.


Mutual of Omaha

• Omaha World Herald

Davis earned her Medical Degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California, Irvine.


Insomniac donates $120k to Las Vegas charities following EDC

• KTNV Ch. 13

Emergency Medicine Resident Research Fund is an established gift fund used to support resident research activities within the University of Nevada School of Medicine Foundation's Emergency Medicine department.


The Notes: July 31-Aug. 6

• Vegas, Inc.

The MountainView Hospital/University of Nevada School of Medicine residency program welcomed its first class of residents. There are 38 internal medicine residents and 14 general surgery residents.



The Notes: July 31-Aug. 6

• Vegas Inc

The MountainView Hospital/University of Nevada School of Medicine residency program welcomed its first class of residents. There are 38 internal medicine residents and 14 general surgery residents.


School of Medicine makes an impact

• Nevada Business Weekly

In addition to training future physicians and conducting cutting-edge research, the University of Nevada School of Medicine (UNSOM) also creates a positive impact to Nevada’s economy.



Clark County students explore medical field at CampMED

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

“I asked a question last night just before they were all ready to go to bed, ‘So who wants to be a doctor?’ and every one of them raised their hands,” said Gerald Ackerman, assistant dean for rural programs at UNR’s medical school.



Nevada’s doctor shortage affects Clark County

• Las Vegas Sun

Clark County has just 185 physicians for every 100,000 people, compared with 279 in Washoe County and 346 nationally, according to the University of Nevada School of Medicine.


Highlighting achievements, July 21, 2016 — PHOTOS

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

Medical students honored: The Clark County Medical Society honored Jessica Kim from University of Nevada School of Medicine and Nervik Roy from Touro University Nevada College of Medicine with its 2016 Student Rising Star Award.





Trauma center sees ‘worst’ every day

• Mojave Valley Daily News

Carrison is known for his bedside manner, but his diverse background may be what helps him get along with a wide array of patients. Medical director of Las Vegas Motor Speedway, chairman of the University of Nevada School of Medicine’s Department of Emergency Medicine and former FBI agent, he instantly strikes up a conversation with able patients — asking them about their lives, work and families.


UNLV’s vision for medical school moving closer to reality

• Las Vegas Review-Journal

That’s not accounting for about 120 faculty members who are expected to transition from the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine to the UNLV School of Medicine as the Reno school shifts its focus to Northern Nevada.



14 New Faculty Join 6 Medical School Departments

• University at Buffalo - The State University of New York

Juanne M. Osigweh, MD, is a clinical assistant professor. She was a general surgery resident and conducted postdoctoral research on gastrointestinal surgery at Yale University School of Medicine. She completed fellowships in critical care surgery at University of Nevada School of Medicine and in burn surgery at Cincinnati’s Shriners Hospital for Children.




First class from the University School of Medicine receive white coats

• KTNV Ch. 13

This marks the first class from the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Thirty-eight of the new physicians will work in internal medicine; the other 14 will work in general surgery.