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We want to welcome you to the University of Nebraska Medical Center and our hospital partner, Nebraska Medicine. Our common vision is to be a world-renowned health science center and health system.

This means: 
•    Delivering state-of-the-art, affordable, high-reliability health care;
•    Preparing the best educated health professionals and scientists;
•    Creating the most relevant research and discovery outcomes; 
•    Advancing our historic commitment to community health; 
•    Embracing the richness of diversity, equity, and inclusivity; 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 dreams and career 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 relevant or of greater impact to our society.

You are now part of the UNMC family. We welcome you and our very best wishes as you begin this exciting journey.

Jeffrey Gold, M.D.

Welcome to UNMC, where cutting-edge research and learner-centered education lead to world-class care. You are entering an invigorating academic health science center that values strong connections to our communities and to global partnerships.  The 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 spur new ideas, creativity and innovative solutions for the future. You will not only learn from among the best in your own field, but get to engage and work with excellent peers and teachers from other professions.  You will be supported in getting the skills you need for lifelong learning to ensure your future success because we want you to always be on the cutting edge 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

Congratulations and welcome to University of Nebraska Medical Center! You are now an important member of an extraordinary network of professors, staff, administrators, and students working to serve the people of Nebraska and the world for the better. Your education at UNMC will set you up for an excellent career in Nebraska or anywhere else throughout the United States. We are excited for you to be a part of this incredible educational community and part of our team.

At UNMC you have the opportunity to gain more than a degree. You have the opportunity to affect the lives of our community as a volunteer, as a scientist, and as a leader. Beyond your education, you will gain lifelong friendships, invaluable mentorship, and incredible memories. These next few years may be challenging, but they will be deeply rewarding.

Please feel free to reach out to me or any other Student Senate members if you have questions, concerns, or ideas about how to strengthen the educational experiences here at UNMC. We are working everyday to ensure the medical education you receive at UNMC remains one of the best in the nation. Congratulations again, and welcome!

Tom Schroeder
Student Senate President 2020-2021
UNMC Student Regent