Family Day 2021

Family Day for parents and family members of the Class of 2025 was held virtually in 2021. On-demand videos and recordings are available below.

Student/Parent Panel

Current students and their family members share advice and answer questions about their experiences beginning medical school. Thank you to our panelists and all who attended this event on Wednesday, August 18, 2021!

7th Annual Spouse & Significant Other's Reception

College of Medicine students and their partners were invited to get to know one another while enjoying appetizers, dessert and drinks. Thank you to all who attended this event on Monday, August 16, 2021!

PFA Newsletters

August 2021 Issue

March 2021 Issue

November 2020 Issue

August 2020 Issue

March 2020 Issue

November 2019 Issue

Campus Tour for Families of Medical Students

M1 students will spend most of their time in a few specific locations around campus. Join Becky Brooks, Class of 2023, for a special tour of these places.

View a full UNMC Campus Tour.

2021 Video Updates from UNMC and College of Medicine Partners

College of Medicine Update with Dr. Bradley Britigan, Dean

Dr. Britigan shares important information about the College of Medicine and gives an overview of what your student's medical school experience will entail.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Update with Dr. Sheritta Strong, UNMC Director of Inclusion

Dr. Strong discusses Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at UNMC. Learn more about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at UNMC.

Student Wellness Update with Dr. Kimberly Schenarts, College of Medicine Wellness Advocate

Dr. Schenarts provides information on the Student Wellness Office and her role in supporting medical students.

UNMC Student Services Update with Dr. David Carver, Director, UNMC Ombuds Program, Former Director, UNMC Counseling Services

Dr. Carver explains a few of the free services and resources available to UNMC students and shares a few helpful tips for families of medical students.

McGoogan Health Sciences Library Overview with Teresa Hartman, Associate Professor

Teresa Hartman provides an overview of the McGoogan Health Sciences Library and the resources and services it provides to students.

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