University of Nevada School of Medicine

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University of Nevada School of Medicine
Type Public
Established 1969
Dean Thomas L. Schwenk[1]
Students 68 per year[1]
Location Reno, Nevada, U.S.
Website Official website
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University of Nevada School of Medicine is an academic division of the University of Nevada, Reno and grants the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree. The School of Medicine was founded in 1969 as the first medical school in the state of Nevada. More than 1,500 MDs have graduated from the School of Medicine. The pre-clinical campus is located in Reno, but the third and fourth years can be spent in hospitals and clinics throughout Nevada. Residencies associated with the School of Medicine are located in Reno and Las Vegas.[2] Students may earn the MD-MPH, MD-MBA or MD–PhD degrees as well.[3]

Affiliated hospitals[edit]

The School of Medicine has affiliations with many hospitals from Nevada, Arizona and other states, including the following.[4]

Graduate medical education[edit]

The residencies and fellowships associated with the University of Nevada School of Medicine are located in Reno or Las Vegas.[2]

Residencies[edit]

Location Program Length Accreditation
Las Vegas Emergency Medicine 3 years ACGME
Las Vegas Family Medicine 3 years ACGME
Las Vegas General Surgery 5 years ACGME
Las Vegas Internal Medicine 3 years ACGME
Las Vegas Obstetrics and Gynecology 4 years ACGME
Las Vegas Orthopedic Surgery 5 years ACGME
Las Vegas Otolaryngology 5 years ACGME
Las Vegas Pediatrics 3 years ACGME
Las Vegas Plastic Surgery 6 years ACGME
Las Vegas Psychiatry 4 years ACGME
Reno Family Medicine 3 years ACGME
Reno Internal Medicine 3 years ACGME
Reno Psychiatry 4 years ACGME

Fellowships[edit]

Location Program Department Length Accreditation
Las Vegas Obstetrics Family Medicine 1 year
Las Vegas Sports Medicine Family Medicine 1 year
ACGME
Las Vegas Urgent Care Family Medicine 1 year
Las Vegas Colon and Rectal Surgery General Surgery 1 year
Las Vegas Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery General Surgery 1 year
Las Vegas Surgical Critical Care / Acute Care Surgery General Surgery 2 years
ACGME
Las Vegas Cardiovascular Disease Internal Medicine 3 years
ACGME
Las Vegas Gastroenterology Internal Medicine 3 years
ACGME
Las Vegas Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine Internal Medicine 3 years
ACGME
Las Vegas Hand and Microsurgery Plastic Surgery 1 year
Las Vegas Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Psychiatry 2 years
ACGME
Reno Sports Medicine Family Medicine 1 year
ACGME
Reno Geriatric Medicine Internal Medicine 1 year
ACGME
Reno Hospice and Palliative Medicine Internal Medicine 1 year
ACGME
Reno Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Psychiatry 2 years
ACGME

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