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da Vinci Xi robot

University Medical Center and the University of Nevada School of Medicine's Departments of Surgery and Obstetrics and Gynecology were awarded with a prestigious surgical robot grant. UMC acquired the da Vinci Xi surgical robot which will allow School of Medicine residents to train with some of the most talented surgeons in the country. UMC and the School of Medicine were among only five schools to receive this grant.

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Catherine Goring, M.D., Phillipe C. Bishop, M.D.

• Northern Nevada Business Weekly

Catherine Goring, M.D., has been named interim chair of the School of Medicine’s Department of Internal Medicine. She also serves as a hospitalist at Renown Health. Phillipe C. Bishop, M.D., senior vice president of hematology and oncology therapeutics at Gilead Sciences, Inc., has been named the University of Nevada School of Medicine’s 2015 Distinguished Alumnus. He graduated in 1993.

Pros of breast reduction surgery

• KVVU Ch. 5

Dr. Richard Baynosa, surgery department, discusses the benefits of breast reduction surgery.

Back to School: 19 ways UNR is setting up its future

• Reno Gazette-Journal

With funding of more than $43 million over two years for medical education expansion in Nevada, the state's School of Medicine will rebuild itself as a full four-year campus in Reno.

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