Nevada Medicine Weekly

Nevada Medicine Weekly | May 16, 2017

News for A Healthy Nevada

Neda Etezadi-Amoli

UNR Med Alumna to Assume Interim OB/GYN Chair

As interim chair of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine's newly-developed OB/GYN department, Neda Etezadi-Amoli, M.D. '02 is excited to help create a department that achieves excellence in training future physicians in obstetrics and gynecology while supporting the community's needs pertaining to women's health.

Her plan is to work on expanding research and collaboration, providing OB/GYN faculty opportunities for enrichment, while continuing to provide a strong educational environment for students.

"The components for building a strong department are all here," Etezadi-Amoli said. "We have a medical school committed to its learners and the community, and research in women's health is already underway. The possibility of excelling and expanding is great. Northern Nevada has the unique opportunity of developing something that benefits everyone."

At its core, Etezadi-Amoli feels the strength of the School of Medicine's OB/GYN clerkship and department are its faculty-physicians who have been practicing in Reno and providing quality and compassionate healthcare in northern Nevada.

"Our community-based faculty are a strong group of clinicians, many of whom are alumni," she said. "They are committed to education and graciously teach our future physicians. We recognize these faculty and will work with them to strengthen this relationship."

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Project ECHO Pioneer to Speak During UNR Med Hooding Ceremony May 19

Sanjeev Arora, M.D., MACP, FACG will serve as keynote speaker for the School of Medicine's 2017 Hooding Ceremony, Friday, May 19 at Lawlor Events Center.

As the creator of Project ECHO, Dr. Arora has provided primary care providers access to sub-specialty physicians through innovative tele-mentoring, using video conferencing technology and case-based learning. This offers patients in rural and under-served areas the benefit of local specialty care without the cost and time of accessing specialists directly.

"Project ECHO fundamentally changes the way we approach providing sub-specialty care to underserved patients," said Evan Klass, M.D., senior associate dean, Office of Statewide Initiatives. "By facilitating the sharing of knowledge between primary care providers and sub-specialty consultants, best practice care can be disseminated widely and at low cost."

UNR Med is Transitioning to Office 365

The University of Nevada, Reno campus is moving to Office 365, which includes cloud-based versions of Exchange and SharePoint, called Exchange Online and SharePoint Online. Benefits of this migration include a larger email inbox – 100 GB vs. 4 GB, along with access to your documents and Office applications anytime, anywhere, on any device and ongoing upgrades to the most current versions of Microsoft Office.

If you'd like to learn more about the migration process and the benefits that come from being part of Office365, we invite you to attend the University's hour-long introductory session or watch the online training session.

UNR Med migration – which does not impact Las Vegas-based UNR Med employees – will be completed in mid-June. If you have questions regarding this transition, please contact the Med IT Help Desk, (775) 682-5000, option 2.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Holiday: Memorial Day

May 29, 2017

Events for May 16 – 23, 2017

ECHO Clinics: Pain Management

May 17, 2017 • 8–9 a.m.
CDC Guidelines Part 3

ECHO Clinics: Geriatrics

May 17, 2017 • 12–1 p.m.
Diabetes and Aging

ECHO Clinics: Diabetes and General Endocrine

May 18, 2017 • 8–9 a.m.
Update on Diabetic Retinopathy

ECHO Clinics: Antibiotic Stewardship

May 18, 2017 • 12:15–1 p.m.
Literature Review: update on Cystitis, Fluoroquinolones, and more!

SPA Clinics: Aphasia Communication Clinic

May 19, 2017 • 11:30 a.m.
Meeting at Godfather’s Pizza – 645 Booth St Reno at 11:30am

Student Outreach Clinics: Women's Clinic

May 20, 2017 • 8 a.m.–12 p.m.

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Chris Clifford: The moment I knew medicine was my calling

May 15, 2017 • AMA Wire
Share a moment with: Chris Clifford, rising fourth-year medical student at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and government relations advocacy fellow at the AMA Medical Student Section.

University to award most-ever degrees through four Spring Commencement ceremonies

May 15, 2017 • Nevada Today
The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Academic Hooding Ceremony is at 1 p.m. Friday, May 19, at Lawlor Events Center.

UNR spring graduation starts Thursday

May 15, 2017 • Record-Courier
During the university's commencement ceremonies this year, 2,278 bachelor degrees, 469 advanced-degree certificates (master's and doctoral degrees) and 61 University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine degrees will be awarded.

Sutter Amador Hospital welcomes new orthopedic surgeon

May 11, 2017 • Calaveras Enterprise
Osgood received his medical degree from the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University and is certified with the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine names interim chair

May 10, 2017 • Northern Nevada Business Weekly
Neda Etezadi-Amoli, M.D., has been named interim chair for the newly-developed Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine.

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May 12, 2017
Peter Jones, Ph.D., The Mick Hitchcock, Ph.D. Endowed Chair in Medical Biochemistry at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, is giving back to the foundation that believed in his research enough to fund it several years ago.

UNR Med Alumna to Assume Interim OB/GYN Chair

May 9, 2017
This spring, an enthusiastic alumna from the Class of 2002 returned to her alma mater as interim chair.

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