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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 academic 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 sustained economic growth in Nebraska and beyond.

UNMC is a dynamic environment in which to learn. The opportunities in health care delivery and the health sciences today are limited only by your dreams and career aspirations. We challenge you to reach your full potential with our world-class 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 learner-centered education and cutting-edge research lead to transformed lives and communities. We value the diverse perspectives you bring to our campus that will help spur new ideas, creativity and innovative solutions for the future. You are entering an invigorating academic health science center that values you as an individual but also promotes teamwork and interprofessional education and care. Here you will have the opportunity to benefit from the strong connections we have to our communities and to global partners and make new life-long connections and friends. You will study in state-of-the-art facilities that include augmented and virtual reality, holographic theaters and simulated hospitals and work with researchers and health care professionals known around the world as experts in their fields. 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 among the leaders in your chosen discipline. The possibilities for your personal growth and learning are limited only by your own diligence, industry and imagination.

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

I am honored and privileged to welcome you into the UNMC community. It fills me with immense joy to know that you have chosen to pursue your education at this esteemed institution, and I wholeheartedly believe that you will find UNMC to be a dynamic and welcoming environment. Your decision to further your education in this forward-thinking environment is a testament to your drive, ambition, and dedication. 

At UNMC, you will find yourself surrounded by a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff who value and embrace the unique perspectives that you bring to the table. We are committed to fostering an inclusive atmosphere where everyone feels supported and empowered to achieve their fullest potential. Together, we will encourage one another to reach new heights and embark on an incredible journey of personal and professional development. 

As the Student Senate President, I want to assure you that my team and I are dedicated to your success and well-being. We are here to listen, advocate for your needs, and ensure that your time at UNMC is filled with unforgettable experiences and transformative growth. Feel free to reach out to us at any time, as we are committed to providing you with the support you need to thrive. We are excited to witness your growth and accomplishments as you chart your path towards a brilliant future. 

Katie Schultis
Student Senate President 2023-2024
UNMC Student Regent