We engage students as lifelong learners in the pursuit of clinical excellence through leadership, communication and teamwork. View the 2015 Academic Hooding Ceremony video.

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The University of Nevada School of Medicine offers high quality care in more than 40 specialties, with patient care centers in Las Vegas, Reno and rural Nevada communities.

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We offer advanced training in the biomedical and behavioral research with local, national and global impact.

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We are committed to working creatively with Nevada’s diverse communities to increase access to the best in health care and knowledge of effective practices for consumers, medical providers and students of all backgrounds.

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The University of Nevada School of Medicine employs 1,873 Nevadans who earned $109 million in payroll in benefits in 2013. Spending by the School of Medicine and its employees resulted in a total statewide economic impact of $315 million and nearly 1,000 additional jobs in other businesses in Nevada. For every dollar spent by the School of Medicine on payroll, benefits and operations, another $.71 in economic activity was generated in additional businesses across the state. The School currently holds close to $50 million in multi-year National Institutes of Health research grants. (Data as of 6/31/13.)


The University of Nevada School of Medicine has announced two strategic partnerships, encompassing both northern and southern Nevada, which together will dramatically increase the number of physicians who train and stay in Nevada. These wide-ranging plans with Renown Health in Reno and MountainView Hospital in Las Vegas include expansion of the School of Medicine to a full four-year campus in Reno and new residency (graduate medical education) programs statewide. In Reno, new School of Medicine-Renown joint leadership positions in pediatrics and neurology will enhance capacity for specialized care. Community physicians will support full clinical teaching for third- and fourth-year medical students. In Las Vegas, MountainView Hospital has committed to becoming a partner in developing new residency and fellowship training programs that will address Nevada's critical need for physicians.

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