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UNLV Magazine

Spring 2021
Vol. 29, No. 1
A group of medical students walk down a sunlit hall
From a suggestion in an economic impact report to graduating its charter class in just 10 years. Here's how the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV got here and how it will shape health care in Southern Nevada.
A group of students stand on a stage.
Through the uncertainty of accreditation, the charter class gambled on a fledgling medical school — and then faced a mass shooting and catastrophic pandemic. For UNLV’s first medical school graduates, the risk pays off.
A building under construction
A new medical education building rises on the Shadow Lane campus. When it's done, it offers the capacity for double the number of students at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV.
A woman speaks with her classmates
Cancer delayed Addy Guida’s medical education. Now she says the experience will help make her a better doctor.
A woman speaks to a group of doctors
Residencies and fellowships are crucial tools to helping grow the number of doctors in Southern Nevada.
Two women in white coats talk.
Scholarships for the charter class relieve financial burden for future health care providers.