Surgeon

Surgeon

Dr. Charles St. Hill performs laparscopic gall bladder surgery at University Medical Center of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas, Aug. 28, 2014. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.

Allergist and immunologist

Allergist and immunologist

Allergist and immunologist Dr. Mary Beth Hogan performs an allergy skin test to observe for signs of an allergic reaction at the Patient Care Center—Henderson, Aug. 27, 2014. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.

Geriatrician

Geriatrician

Dr. Jonathan McCaleb is a hospice and palliative medicine physician at the Veterans Administration Sierra Nevada Health Care System in Reno, Jul. 24, 2014. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.

Primary care doctor

Primary care doctor

Dr. Lauren Maxham, third-year internal medicine resident, consults with a patient at the Patient Care Center in Las Vegas, April 28, 2014. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.

Surgeons

Surgeons

Dr. Jennifer Baynosa, center, assistant professor of surgery at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas, performs a right thigh mass excision at University Medical Center, as chief surgery resident Dr. Heidi Ryan, left, and surgery resident Dr. Hasanali Khashwji, assist on March 24, 2014. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.

Colorectal surgeon

Colorectal surgeon

Las Vegas colorectal surgeon Dr. Ovunc Bardakcioglu, Sept. 3, 2013. Photo by Edgar Antonio Nunez.

Medical students

Medical students

Medical students train at the Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas, Sept. 3, 2013. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.

Trauma surgeon

Trauma surgeon

Trauma surgeon Dr. Michael Casey in the trauma resuscitation bay at University Medical Center, March 11, 2013. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.

Medical student

Medical student

Medical student at University Medical Center in Las Vegas, March 6, 2013. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.

Pediatric pulmonologist

Pediatric pulmonologist

Pediatric pulmonologist Dr. David Parks listens to the lung function of Riley Meehan at University of Nevada School of Medicine's Pediatrics Center, Jan. 18, 2013. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez

Hospital complex

Hospital complex

Slow shutter photography of the main administrative building of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, foreground, and University Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nov. 29, 2012. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.

Oncologist

Oncologist

Medical oncology fellow Dr. Tim Adamowicz at Nevada Cancer Institute in Las Vegas, Aug. 20, 2012. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.

Family doctor

Family doctor

Las Vegas family physician Dr. Daliah Wachs is host of a live radio call-in medical talk show, Aug. 1, 2012. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.

Nurse

Nurse

Registered nurse Ginny Coates, left, offers instruction on how to draw blood on a medical simulation mannequin, as a medical student observes, July 2, 2012. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.

Ear, nose and throat surgeon

Ear, nose and throat surgeon

Dr. Robert Wang, professor of surgery and chief of otolaryngology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, at the school's surgery center in northwest Las Vegas. He will lead the state's first otolaryngology residency, June 19, 2012. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.

Medical school dean with students

Medical school dean with students

Medical students discuss medical education with Dr. Thomas Schwenk, right, dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, at the Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas, May 9, 2012. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.

Endocrinologist

Endocrinologist

Dr. Kenneth Izuora, an endocrinologist at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, consults with a patient at the school's Diabetes Center of Las Vegas, May 3, 2012. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.

Internist

Internist

Internal medicine residents at the University Medical Center Lied Clinic, like Dr. Sheryl Yu, are trained to be primary care providers and often serve as a safety net for many Las Vegas citizens, March 8, 2012. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.

Primary care doctor

Primary care doctor

Dr. Michael Pernula, reviewing a case with a nurse at University Medical Center, is in his first year of internal medicine residency training at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.

Rheumatologist

Rheumatologist

Dr. Ewa Olech is currently planning a rheumatoid arthritis clinical trial program at the School of Medicine in Las Vegas, where patients can try new and emerging therapies, Oct. 24, 2011. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.

Gynecologists

Gynecologists

Dr. Jon Hazen, professor and vice chair of obstetrics and gynecology, and Dr. Laura Rosenfield, center, third-year obstetrics and gynecology resident, perform a surgical procedure, Oct. 5, 2010. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.

Surgeons

Surgeons

Surgeons practice on cadavers at the Medical Education and Research Institute of Nevada in Henderson, Nev. The course uses human cadavers to teach surgical exposure of anatomic structures that, when injured, may pose a threat to life or limb. Six surgery instructors and 24 learners, ranging from surgery residents to trauma and acute care surgery fellows to surgeons from around the country, participated in the course on March 9, 2010. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.

Medical students

Medical students

University of Nevada School of Medicine medical students can apply what they learn in the lecture hall during mock patient exams at the Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas, Dec. 2, 2009. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.

Nursing students

Nursing students

University of Nevada, Las Vegas nursing students attend to a "patient" in the Clinical Simulation Center hospital ward where students from UNLV, Nevada State College and University of Nevada School of Medicine hone clinical skills, Dec. 2, 2009. Photo by Edgar Antonio Núñez.