Service is our mission.

As the North Dakota Century Code notes, our School exists not only to educate health providers but to "enhance the quality of life in North Dakota" through service.

Clinical Partnerships

Center for Family Medicine - Bismarck

A Bismarck-based family medicine clinic staffed predominantly by our UND Family Medicine Residency physicians.

Center for Family Medicine - Minot

A Minot-based family medicine clinic staffed predominantly by our UND Family Medicine Residency physicians.

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Center for Sports Medicine

An outpatient physical therapy clinic affiliated with the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences and providing comprehensive care for sport, recreational, and orthopedic injuries.

Research Partnerships

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North Dakota Statewide Cancer Registry

Collecting information about new cancer cases, treatment, and cancer deaths in North Dakota. Data is used to monitor cancer trends, increase survival, and guide policy.

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Center for Rural Health

As North Dakota's State Office of Rural Health, this federal-state partnership helps rural communities build health services through collaborations with a wide range of partners across the state.

Dakota Community Collaborative on Translational Activity

Bringing together researchers and clinicians from across the region to develop unique and innovative means of combating disease in the Dakotas.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Center

Providing diagnostic and management services for people with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), education to the region, and data collection services related to FASD in North Dakota.

North Dakota Healthcare Workforce Group

Responsible for reporting outcomes for SMHS academic departments and programs to the State, this team of researchers produces the School's Biennial Report.

North Dakota INBRE

North Dakota's IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) bolsters area research centers and colleges in the state.

Education Partnerships

Continuing Medical Education

Providing ACCME-approved continuing education credits for professionals of all health backgrounds.

Rural Surgery Support Center

Managed by UND's General Surgery Residency, the Center provides surgical support and coverage for rural hospitals in North Dakota.

Simulation Center

The state's largest and busiest simulation facility, offering both clinical and hospital simulation settings for providers of all backgrounds.