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Inside Nevada Medicine | September 7, 2017

News for A Healthy Nevada

Thomas Schwenk

Reflections from the Dean

August is always an exciting month at UNR Med as new students arrive to begin their medical studies and careers. This August was more exciting than usual as UNR Med welcomed the class of 2021 to our fully northern Nevada-based medical school with a new and exciting orientation experience-MedFIT.

MedFIT is modeled after NevadaFIT, the academic bootcamp for incoming University of Nevada, Reno undergraduates. Rather than a quick one- or two-day orientation, where students are told about our School of Medicine, they got to experience UNR Med firsthand.

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University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Announces Free September Clinics

August 29, 2017
Individuals who are uninsured, underinsured or without a social security number can receive free medical care at an upcoming free University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine’s Student Outreach Clinic in September. UNR Med offers the clinics in a continuing effort to assist northern Nevada’s medically uninsured with needed healthcare services.

University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Employees Take on New Roles

August 29, 2017
The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine announces two new posts in its Advancement and Engagement department with Christy Jerz named UNR Med’s communications marketing director and Seema Donahoe named as creative director.

Don't Eclipse Your Eye Health

August 17, 2017
Northern Nevada, along with the rest of the nation, is buzzing with excitement over the upcoming celestial phenomenon – the first total solar eclipse viewable from the contiguous U.S. since 1979. When planning your solar eclipse viewing experience, remember to make eye safety a top priority.

My White Coat Represents…

August 14, 2017
The class of 2021 has officially joined the UNR Med family. During the two-week MedFIT program, our newest group of aspiring physicians was asked to think critically about why they are here.

New University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Students Make Their First Rounds on Downtown Artwork

August 4, 2017
The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine’s incoming class of medical students made their first rounds on an atypical group of patients this afternoon – murals and artwork in downtown Reno.

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