Family Day

Orientation Week ends with Family Day on Friday. This event is designed to give families, friends and significant others, important information about what their student will be experiencing in medical school. The day starts with a pancake breakfast and welcome from the Dean. Information sessions and tours immediately follow the breakfast giving everyone a chance to meet other students and their families. The day concludes with the White Coat Ceremony. For more information contact Jodi Shpargel, (775) 682-8361.

University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine merchandise will be available for purchase at the Dean's Pancake Breakfast. VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover accepted. Funds raised from the sales support student activities throughout the school year. For more information contact Jodi Shpargel.

Family Day

Friday, August 14, 2020:

8:00 a.m. Pancake Breakfast and University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Merchandise Sale, Health Science Quad

Beginning at 8:45 a.m.

  • Children's Activities
  • Welcoming Remarks
  • Educating Our Future Physicians
  • School of Medicine Self-Guided Tours: William N. Pennington Health Sciences Building
  • Concurrent Panels
    • A Spouse/Partner's Guide to Surviving in Medical School
    • My Child Is In Medical School… Now What?

3:30 p.m. Class of 2024 Reports for White Coat Ceremony Rehearsal

5:30 p.m. White Coat Ceremony and reception