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CARSON CITY, NV – Governor Brian Sandoval today announced he had accepted the Graduate Medical Education (GME) Task Force...
Making The Rounds With Founding Dean Dr. Barbara Atkinson
Friends and Colleagues, Public medical schools depend on a wide array of funding to remain viable and successful. A few of these include state/government funding, clinical practice, research grants, and philanthropic support. When I arrived in May 2014, the first project I completed was to develop a 10-year budget... Read more
Making The Rounds With Founding Dean Dr. Barbara Atkinson
Friends and Colleagues, A medical school needs to be accredited to offer educational activities. The UNLV School of Medicine requires accreditations from three separate national agencies including: The Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME), which accredits medical education programs leading to a Medical Doctor, M.D. degree in the United... Read more
Making The Rounds With Founding Dean Dr. Barbara Atkinson
Before the holidays, the Las Vegas City Council unanimously adopted the Las Vegas Medical District (LVMD) master plan that included an expansion of the core medical district from 214 acres to 684 acres. The vote was significant because it will help to continue the development of a robust and thriving medical district in... Read more
Making The Rounds With Founding Dean Barbara Atkinson
Friends and Colleagues, Last week, UNLV School of Medicine leadership and UNLV planning and construction staff met with our architects, Tate Snyder and Kimsey, to make decisions on a set of final plans for our interim teaching space and administrative and faculty offices. It was really exciting to see... Read more
Making The Rounds With Founding Dean Barbara Atkinson
Friends and Colleagues, When we submitted our accreditation documents we had to identify the type of students we want in our program. What are their values and personal characteristics? What kind of future physician leaders do we want to graduate? Samuel Parrish, MD, Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs... Read more
Health (Law) Conscious
Boyd School of Law expands health law program. There are few debates in contemporary America that take up more oxygen than health care and government policy. From the U.S. Supreme Court to Carson City, from private-sector employers to individual patients, health care legal and regulatory issues are front-and-center from... Read more
Making The Rounds With Founding Dean Barbara Atkinson
Friends and Colleagues, After nine months of working on our accreditation documents, we had the great satisfaction of submitting them to the Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME) – the accrediting body for allopathic or medical degree (MD) granting medical schools. Our accreditation documents demonstrate we are ready for... Read more
Making The Rounds With Founding Dean Barbara Atkinson
Friends and Colleagues, One project consuming a lot of my time is what we internally refer to as “the transition”. It involves two overall goals: (1) moving the University of Nevada School of Medicine (UNSOM) third- and fourth-year medical student programs to Reno; and (2) transferring UNSOM’s faculty, residency... Read more
Genetics Company Looking At What Can Make Athletes Better
In an old ad campaign, Gatorade asked athletes, “Is it in you?” A Canadian company doing work in Las Vegas wants to help athletes answer another question: “What is in you?” Jeremy Koenig, CEO of Athletigen, based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, visited the Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine at... Read more
Making the Rounds With Founding Dean Barbara Atkinson
Friends and Colleagues, The “official” announcement of my appointment as the founding dean of the UNLV School of Medicine was made today. I couldn’t be more thrilled. I’m truly committed to this community and to seeing our new medical school through to completion. When I was offered the position... Read more