USD Sanford School of Medicine's Nedd Brown Recognized

Nedd Brown, Ed.D., associate dean of graduate medical education at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine Nedd Brown, Ed.D., the associate dean of graduate medical education, is the recipient of the Parker J. Palmer Courage to Lead Award.

VERMILLION, S.D. -- Nedd Brown, Ed.D., associate dean of graduate medical education at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, has been selected by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education as a recipient of the Parker J. Palmer Courage to Lead Award.

This distinguished national award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated excellence as they oversee medical school residency programs. Brown has helped lead graduate medical education, including residencies and fellowships, at the USD Sanford School of Medicine since 2009.

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USD's Sanford School of Medicine is nationally known for excellence. With its award-winning curriculum, the school prepares medical students to practice in all fields of medicine and is particularly recognized and ranked for its reputation in family medicine and rural medicine. In addition to the M.D., it offers graduate degrees in basic biomedical science, sustains a vibrant and forward-looking research agenda, and is home to the interdisciplinary Center for Brain and Behavioral Research.

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Founded in 1862 and the first university in the Dakotas, the University of South Dakota is the only public liberal arts university in the state, with 198 undergraduate and 79 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Beacom School of Business and College of Fine Arts. With an enrollment of more than 10,000 students and more than 400 faculty, USD has a 16:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 18 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.

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