THE DULLUM FILE Going Back to Med School
Each year about this time I get a littletaste of what it's like to be in medical school. I look forward to talking with second-year medical students at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences... Posted on 2/15/13 at 2:46 PM
HEALTHBEAT Nurturing rural health
What does the University of Minnesota Medical School have in common with rural health care?
Readers of the Star Tribune of Minneapolis may have noticed a front-page story this past weekend about a ... Posted on 5/6/11 at 2:26 PM
Grand Forks lawmakers are concerned the current budget for the North Dakota University System won’t provide enough funding to address renovations to the state’s only law school and medical school on the University of North Dakota campus.
I am one of thousands of North Dakotans who supports Measure 3. I voted for it, continue to support its mission and take pride in the positive results it is achieving.
House Bill 1353 guts Measure 3. Passing this or any bill that overturns Measure 3 is unacceptable.
Sen. Judy Lee, R-West Fargo, testified in support of House Bill 1353 on Monday, Jan. 31, in Bismarck. The senator was misidentified during transcription of the Opinion page column, "Myths, facts about repeal of Measure 3," Page D3, in Sunday's Herald.
A total of 162,774 North Dakotans used their votes as their voice and supported the funding House Bill 1353 would repeal.
After Monday’s hearing, I don’t believe all of the North Dakota legislators are listening to the voters.
The bill flouts the stated will of their constituents by nullifying Measure 3, wherein the people mandated that a specific, small portion of the state’s tobacco settlement be used to fully fund a proven-effective statewide program to fight our leading cause of preventable death, disease and healthcare costs: tobacco addiction.
Sixteen additional slots could be set aside for nontraditional North Dakota resident applicants.
I define such a nontraditional student as a person who, for example, may be working as a registered nurse, a lab technician or an EMT/paramedic while raising a family in a small town and now would like to become a physician before returning to that town.
The UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences has developed a comprehensive health care work force plan to avert the impending crisis, through a combination of retaining more of our own graduates as well as expanding the size of both the medical and health sciences classes.
Joshua Wynne, Gwen Halaas, Dave Molmen and Jon Backes
, October 26, 2010
As former North Dakota House Majority Leader Earl Strinden once said, it is vital to involve the Legislature in the development of these plans in order to boost the odds that the final plan will be approved.
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