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Nevada Medicine Weekly | April 25, 2017

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UNR Med Students at White Coat

UNR Med Class of 2017 from their white coat ceremony in 2013.

Applaud UNR Med Student Academic Achievements – May 18

Please join us in recognizing the academic achievements of our University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine students at the UNR Med 2017 Awards Ceremony, Thursday, May 18 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. at Nightingale Concert Hall. This annual event is a meaningful way to acknowledge our outstanding School of Medicine students and highlight the Class of 2017. The ceremony includes the presentation of the Dean's Scholar Award and the naming of the class-selected Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award. Kindly RSVP by registering online. Parking is available in the Brian J. Whalen Parking Complex.

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RSVP for UNR Med Graduation Week Events

UNR Med celebrates the Class of 2017, May 17-19, with a series of graduation events you won't want to miss! Advanced registration is required for the UNR Med 2017 Best Ball Scramble Golf Tournament, the UNR Med 2017 Awards Ceremony, the 2017 Dean's Dinner and the 2017 M.D. Hooding Ceremony. For more information, including a complete schedule, visit We encourage you to opt-in for text message alerts, in case of any changes to the graduation ceremonies due to weather or other unexpected circumstances.

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New tools for telemedicine

April 21, 2017 • Nevada Silver & Blue
Dr. Paul Park ’06 M.D., Ph.D. (cellular and molecular biology) believes telemedicine is the future of patient care in Nevada.

Practicing medicine

April 21, 2017 • Nevada Silver & Blue
The Student Outreach Clinic, now located on campus in the Family Medicine Center, came into existence in 1996 when second-year medical students wanted a way to interact with patients while giving back to the community.

How to donate your body to science

April 19, 2017 • Las Vegas Review-Journal
The University of Nevada, Reno has had a donor program but only for Northern Nevada residents, which leaves the Dotson family out. Their daughter also wants to donate her body to science.Joyce King, UNR’s program administrator for anatomical donations, said the statewide donor program ended March 21, 2016.

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School of Medicine announces free May clinic dates

April 24, 2017
The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine announces its free Student Outreach Clinics for May.

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