Education & Training

Education & Training

The only medical college in North Dakota also offers multiple programs in the health sciences and graduate programs in the biomedical sciences.

Explore the many departments from among our several professional program categories below.


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Biomedical Sciences

From anatomy to zika, our multi-disciplinary team of researchers explores the latest developments in biomedical research and education. 

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Emergency Medicine

Because better health outcomes are the result of a quick response.

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Family & Community Medicine

The family and community medicine team gives providers of all disciplines a knowledge base in entry-level healthcare for everyone.

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Our geriatrics department helps future health providers understand the unique needs of the senior population.

Indigenous Health

Home of the world's first doctoral program in Indigenous health.

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Internal Medicine

The focus of internal medicine is the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease we can't always see.

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What processes in the brain produce the physical impairments common to those with Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease?

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Obstetrics & Gynecology

Focusing on women's and maternal health, the Ob/Gyn team studies conception, gestation, birth, and postpartum health.

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The causes and effects of disease, particularly within the laboratory setting, for diagnostic and forensic purposes.

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The healthcare needs of those age 0 to 18 often vary greatly from that of adults.

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Psychiatry & Behavioral Science

Our award-winning psychiatry team focuses on the diagnosis of a wide array of mental illness.

radiology student in hospital

Exploring the diagnosis of and intervention in illness or injury using X-rays, magnetic resonance imaging, CT scans, and ultrasound.

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Our Department of Surgery trains students on all aspects of surgical interventions.

Health Sciences

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Medical Laboratory Science

Behind many diagnoses is a laboratory and a medical laboratory scientist who identifies everything from viruses to cancer.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapists help clients of all backgrounds get back to the activities of daily living following an illness or injury.

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Physical Therapy

From competitive sports injuries to post-surgical rehabilitation, physical therapists help their clients return to top form, on and off the field.

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Physician Assistant Studies

As increasingly independent health providers, physician assistants are having a major, positive impact on the healthcare system as a whole.

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Public Health

Policy, structures, populations: the science and art of preventing disease and promoting health through the organized efforts of both public and private institutions and agencies.

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Population Health

A multidisciplinary field studying the health not of individuals but of populations at-large through epidemiology, economics, biology, sociology, and more.

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Sports Medicine & Athletic Training

Our Department of Sports Medicine not only helps keep athletes on the field but returns them to action as soon as possible following injury.

Residency & Fellowship Programs

Our residency/fellowship programs are small, solid, community-based programs that offer flexibility to meet individual training needs. Clinical and academic faculty at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences are enthusiastic and supportive of program mission and goals and residents/fellows.

Student Resources


inmedIndians Into Medicine

Our 50-years young INMED program is why UND ranks in the top percentile for medical colleges producing American Indian/Alaska Native physicians and other providers.

simulationSimulation Center

The largest Simulation Center in North Dakota features six full-size hospital rooms, 16 clinic rooms, and the newest mannikins in the world to help providers practice their art.

interprofessionalInterprofessional Education

The core of our curricula is interprofessional education: helping all providers better understand their role and that of other providers in a health system setting.

continuing educationEducation Resources

UND leads the way in providing accessible, low cost instructor training and continuing education credit to health providers from multiple backgrounds.