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According to a 2013 survey by the Pew Research Center, 72% of internet users have looked online for health...
CARSON CITY, NV – Governor Brian Sandoval today announced he had accepted the Graduate Medical Education (GME) Task Force...
UNLV’s CampMed guides high school freshman
LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL A three-day camp held July 21-23 at UNLV helped 50 carefully chosen incoming high school freshmen decide if a career in the medical field was right for them. The camp at 4505 S. Maryland Parkway gave the students hands-on experience and an introduction to clinical medicine... Read more
Historic Partnership Between UMC, Clark County And The UNLV School Of Medicine
Historic Partnership between UMC, Clark County and the UNLV School of Medicine Creates World Class Center for Medical Education Nevada’s newest physicians will receive the most innovative and technologically advanced medical education under an historic partnership between UMC, Clark County and the UNLV School of Medicine. On Tuesday, May... Read more
Amerigroup Nevada Gift Supports UNLV School Of Medicine’s Goal To Improve Access To Care For Southern Nevada Children
LAS VEGAS – May 10, 2016 – Amerigroup Nevada President Eric Lloyd presented UNLV School of Medicine Founding Dean Dr. Barbara Atkinson, with a $15,000 gift to improve access to health care services at several Clark County School District school-based health care centers (SBHCs). “We know that when children... Read more
The Story Of Building A Medical School
Friends and Colleagues, A public medical school such as UNLV School of Medicine needs to demonstrate its value to the Governor, Nevada legislators, Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents, and the public to secure the funding vital to its success. One of the main reasons I... Read more
Making The Rounds With Founding Dean Dr. Barbara Atkinson
Friends and Colleagues, For the last six years I have had the honor and privilege of serving on the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (the Bioethics Commission). Either the President or Congress, for over 40 years, has selected a commission and outlined its charge. President Barack... Read more
Building A Stellar Team – UNLV School Of Medicine Continues To Grow
Friends and Colleagues, One of my most rewarding achievements over the past year has been recruiting a stellar team to build a first-rate medical school at UNLV. When I started in May 2014, my team consisted of a part-time assistant and me. For the first six months, I met... Read more
UNLV School Of Medicine Introduces Virtual Anatomy Learning System
Friends and Colleagues, Last week, the UNLV School of Medicine education team had the opportunity to see a demonstration of a new virtual anatomy learning system, technology that will replace traditional anatomy education as part of our innovative curriculum. Virtual anatomy means teaching students with images of real bodies... Read more
Associate Dean of Research Assumes Additional Role: Principal Investigator (PI) Of A Major Grant For UNLV School Of Medicine
Friends and Colleagues, In March I announced the addition of Parvesh Kumar, MD, to the UNLV School of Medicine faculty. Dr. Kumar oversees the medical school’s research efforts and cancer program as the senior associate dean for research, professor and chair of the department of radiation oncology, and cancer program director. Recently, Dr.... Read more
United Health Foundation Presented UNLV School Of Medicine With A $3 Million Grant
Friends and Colleagues, What an exciting day. The United Health Foundation presented the UNLV School of Medicine with a $3 million grant. The funds will support new programs and help us plan UNLV community health clinics where our students will spend their third year taking care of patients and... Read more
Hospitality Hall Groundbreaking
Harrah Hotel College celebrates the construction of its new building. The Harrah College of Hotel Administration held a groundbreaking ceremony for Hospitality Hall on March 30, 2016. The building will offer 93,500 square feet of experiential learning spaces, a rooftop event space looking toward the Strip, a golf center for the PGA... Read more