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Getting more doctors for N.D.: A key retention tool, in-state residencies, is maxed out now but officials expect more

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

Michelle Placke grew up in the small town of Beulah with a dentist for a father and a nurse for a mother, so she knew she wanted to be a doctor at an early age.

After getting her medical training in Houston, Placke said her first choice to complet…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Getting more doctors for N.D.: A key retention tool, in-state residencies, is maxed out now but officials expect more

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

Michelle Placke grew up in the small town of Beulah with a dentist for a father and a nurse for a mother, so she knew she wanted to be a doctor at an early age.

After getting her medical training in Houston, Placke said her first choice to complet…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Omdahl: Communities need more doctors

November 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

In 1948, the people of North Dakota voted to levy a 1 mill statewide property tax to help fund the University of North Dakota Medical Center. They did it because they wanted doctors.
Even though the levy was no longer necessary, they voted against r…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Omdahl: Communities need more doctors

November 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

In 1948, the people of North Dakota voted to levy a 1 mill statewide property tax to help fund the University of North Dakota Medical Center. They did it because they wanted doctors.
Even though the levy was no longer necessary, they voted against r…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Public health students mine big data to help individuals

August 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS – Students in the University of North Dakota’s Master of Public Health program are learning how to harness the medical experiences of millions of patients to tailor treatment for individual patients. Continue Reading

Family doctor training might take less time in SD

February 12, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) South Dakota educators are discussing shortening medical school from four years to three for students pursuing careers as family doctors.
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UND admins push for new medical school

January 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK University of North Dakota leaders were hoping Tuesday to convince legislators that the most expensive option for expanding its medical school would be the best value for the state. Continue Reading

Harvard Medical School residents might work on SD reservations

July 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) The corridors of Harvard Medical School might be leading to Native American communities on the Plains.
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Recent UND Med School Graduate Delivers First Baby – Her Nephew

May 22, 2012 in WDAZ

FARGO – For a brief moment Monday night, Sarah Tillman looked down at the baby she was delivering via cesarean section and felt her focus slip. Continue Reading

Plan aims to put more doctors in SD small towns

December 26, 2011 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Officials hope a plan to boost the annual state medical school budget more than $1 million will attract more doctors in rural South Dakota. Continue Reading