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I want to welcome you to UNMC and our hospital partner, The Nebraska Medical Center. Our common vision is to be a world renowned health science center and health system.

This means: 
•    Delivering state-of-the-art health care through academic and private practice models;
•    Preparing the best educated health professionals and scientists;
•    Ranking among the leading research centers; 
•    Advancing our historic commitment to community health; 
•    Embracing the richness of diversity; and
•    Creating economic growth in Nebraska.

UNMC is a dynamic environment in which to learn. The opportunities in health care and the health sciences today are limited only by your aspirations. We challenge you to reach your full potential with appropriate faculty guidance, encouragement and support. Your success is our success. No calling is more important.

My best wishes as you begin this exciting journey.

Jeffrey Gold, M.D.

Welcome to UNMC, where cutting-edge research and education lead to world-class care. You are entering a student centered academic health science center that values our strong community and global partnerships and where possibilities for your personal growth and learning are limited only by your own diligence, industry and imagination. Here, you will study in state of the art facilities and work with researchers and health care professionals known around the world as experts in their fields and make new life-long connections and friends.  We value the diverse perspectives you bring to our campus that will help spurn new ideas, creativity and innovative solutions for the future. You will learn from among the best and be supported in getting the skills you need for your future success because we want you to be among the best and be leaders in your chosen discipline. 

Congratulations on your first step toward a career through which you will surely make a difference in this world.  

H. Dele Davies, M.D., M.Sc., M.H.C.M.
Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Dean for Graduate Studies
Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to UNMC! Your admission is a remarkable achievement and we are proud to have you join our ambitious community.

The health care system and delivery mechanisms are constantly evolving, as are the means by which we educate our future providers. I’m proud to say that UNMC welcomes such change and is equipped with innovative techniques to expand the breadth of your education and professional training. I urge you to build an inter-professional network by becoming involved in community and leadership opportunities across campus; these experiences will broaden your education, allow you to contribute to UNMC’s future, and ultimately prepare you for your future in healthcare.

As we are here to serve you and enhance your professional growth while at UNMC, please do not hesitate to contact me or any of your Student Senators if there is ever a time where we may be able to assist or support you. It is my sincere hope that you savor this uniquely challenging education which will serve you well in your future as an exceptional healthcare provider and well-rounded global leader!

Carissa Lueck
UNMC Student President, 2017
UNMC Student Regent