University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

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University of Nevada, Reno
School of Medicine
University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine logo.svg
Type Public
Established March 25, 1969 (1969-03-25)
Dean Thomas L. Schwenk[1]
Students 68 per year[1]
Location Reno, Nevada, U.S.
Website med.unr.edu

The University of Nevada, Reno 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 on March 25, 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, Reno 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 / AAST
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

Library[edit]

The Savitt Medical Library is the academic medical library for the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine.[1] The library was founded in July 1978, after the medical school converted to a four-year, degree-granting program. It was named for Sol and Ella Savitt after their gift made support for the library and its collection possible. Previously it was known as the Life and Health Sciences Library and was housed in the Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture in 1958.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About the School of Medicine". University of Nevada, Reno. Retrieved January 24, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "University of Nevada School of Medicine - Graduate Medical Education". University of Nevada, Reno. January 24, 2016. Retrieved January 24, 2016. 
  3. ^ "University of Nevada School of Medicine - Dual Degrees". University of Nevada, Reno. January 24, 2016. Retrieved January 24, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Affiliated Hospitals and Facilities". University of Nevada, Reno. Archived from the original on March 7, 2016. Retrieved October 23, 2013. [dead link]

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