The Office of Student Affairs & Admissions offers a wide range of services and resources to help medical students set and reach their goals for academic and career success and personal and financial wellness.
Academic support services are available to all medical students through the Office of Student Affairs & Admissions and through the individual campuses to help students understand their strengths and improve skills for academic success. Faculty and campus deans are available for academic assistance for individual courses and clerkships. The Office of Student Affairs & Admissions offers presentations, workshops, and resources to help students develop optimal time management, study, and test preparation skills.
Choosing a medical specialty is one of the most important decisions you’ll make, and the process can be daunting. Career guidance can be found at the Office of Student Affairs & Admissions which offers a four-year curriculum of presentations, workshops, resources, and the AAMC’s Careers in Medicine (CiM) program to help you identify your career goals, explore specialty and practice options, choose a specialty, select and apply to residency programs, and make good career decisions.
- Introduction to The Match presentation
- Roadmap to Residency: Understanding the Process of Getting into Residency
- Preparing Your CV for Residency
- Sample CV with comments
- The MSPE presentation
- Specialty Exploration Observation
The School of Medicine & Health Sciences also has Departmental Student Clinical Research Advisors available to give advice to students and clinical preceptors on subjects such as IRB applications, how to write papers and other subjects.
The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences is committed to helping you borrow wisely and manage your personal finances effectively in order to reduce indebtedness upon graduation. The Office of Student Affairs & Admissions offers a four-year curriculum of presentations, workshops, and resources to educate you on financial issues applicable to medical school. In addition, the Financial Aid Administrator is always available to students for personal financial aid counseling.
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We recognize that medical school can be stressful and demanding, and it’s easy to neglect your personal well-being as you manage the many competing commitments of your medical education. But in order to be successful in medical school, you must spend the time and energy needed to take care of yourself. The Office of Student Affairs & Admissions offers resources, events, and confidential advising to enhance students’ physical and mental health and support healthy lifestyles.
Find out more about personal wellness through the Office of Student Affairs & Admissions.