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Stop By and Take a Look: Pinn Hall Receives Beautiful Renovation

I am happy to announce that the renovation projects on the second and third floors of Pinn Hall have been completed. The second floor houses our new Good Manufacturing Practice…
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Adams Appointed New Chair of the Department of Surgery

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Reid B. Adams, MD, Claude A. Jessup Professor of Surgery, who will succeed Martha Zeiger, MD, as Chair of the Department of…
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Highlights: May MAC Meeting

The School of Medicine’s Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) met on May 14, 2019, 4-5 p.m., in the Biomedical Sciences classroom. Here are highlights from that meeting: David S. Wilkes, MD | Dean…
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First-Year Students Experience Service from Community-Oriented Course

There are no tests. There are no traditional letter grades. Rather, there are content sessions on topics such as poverty, housing, and health; child welfare and abuse; LGBTQ health; mental…

Relive Graduation Weekend With Two New Videos

The School of Medicine students' Final Exercises took place the weekend of May 15. You may have already seen the photos on social media or here on the Dean's Office…

138 Photos from the School of Medicine’s Graduation Weekend

Congratulations to all the School of Medicine graduates — medical, biomedical sciences, and medical scientist training program students, alike! — who make up an outstanding Class of 2019! We wish…

You Have a Say, and We’re Listening!

Several months ago, Dean Wilkes asked the SOM faculty senators to organize and run future General Faculty Meetings. Given the extent of the responsibility, we deliberated carefully before accepting this…

Community Partnered Medicine Elective Rolls Out This Summer

Starting in summer 2019, a new elective — Community Partnered Medicine — will become the latest addition to the School of Medicine’s fourth-year curriculum. It has been designed to prepare…

Innovative Approach: Kids Teach Students the Basics of Pediatrics

Every year for one instruction period, children are the teachers to our first-year medical students. Newborns, infants, toddlers, children, tweens, and teens visit the class. They teach students about gross-…