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William O’Neill, M.D., tells third-year students they just completed boot camp and are on the journey to an amazing profession.

William O’Neill, M.D., tells third-year students they just completed boot camp and are on the journey to an amazing profession.

Third-Year Students Earn Their Stripes with Their Scrubs

Third-year students “earned their stripes” Monday, receiving their official UHealth scrubs following a ceremony that honored a pioneering cardiac surgeon and revered humanitarian who Miller School leaders hope students emulate as they begin seeing patients on the wards.

Marking the transition from the classroom to the clinical setting, the third annual Hooshang Bolooki, M.D., Junior Scrubs Ceremony gave Miller School Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., and William O’Neill, M.D., executive dean for clinical affairs, the chance to introduce students to the late physician who served as a role model and mentor to generations of students and physicians during his 41 years at the Miller School.

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From left, American Heart Association representative Ann Mroz; Ralph Sacco, M.D.; Julie Mann, M.H.M.; Jose Romano, M.D.; Ninoska Aranguibel, R.N.; Kathy Hesse, A.R.N.P.; Jackson Health System President and CEO Carlos Migoya; and Public Health Trust Financial Recovery Board chairman Marcos Lapciuc.

From left, American Heart Association representative Ann Mroz; Ralph Sacco, M.D.; Julie Mann, M.H.M.; Jose Romano, M.D.; Ninoska Aranguibel, R.N.; Kathy Hesse, A.R.N.P.; Jackson Health System President and CEO Carlos Migoya; and Public Health Trust Financial Recovery Board chairman Marcos Lapciuc.

UM/Jackson Stroke Service Receives Gold Quality Award

The American Stroke Association has recognized the Miller School’s stroke service at Jackson Memorial Hospital for exceptional performance in treating patients who suffer from stroke, one of the leading causes of death and serious, long-term disability in the United States.

American Heart Association President Ralph Sacco, M.D., professor and chair of neurology, presented the Get with the Guidelines—Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award to Jose Romano, M.D., associate professor of clinical neurology and chief of the Stroke Division, and Carlos A. Migoya, president and CEO of Jackson Health System, at a May 31 Public Health Trust board meeting.

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Breakthrough Medicine is Back with Another Blitz

A Breakthrough Medicine blitz will begin on Saturday, June 25, with the rebroadcast of Kidney Transplant: The Story of a Brother’s Ultimate Gift. The newest episode, Tiny Miracles: Life-Saving Surgery Within a Mother’s Womb, will premiere on Saturday, July 16.

All episodes will air on WPLG-TV (Local Channel 10) at 7 p.m.

View the complete schedule »

Graduate Medical Education Launches Website

The Office of Graduate Medical Education, in partnership with the Jackson Health System, has launched a new website to help sustain academic excellence and foster the professional development and personal growth of trainees on the medical campus.

The website provides a network of resources for faculty, program directors and prospective residents and fellows, including information on available training programs, downloadable forms, and essential teaching and leadership tools.

Visit the new website at gme.med.miami.edu.

Early Deadline for Submissions

Due to the Independence Day holiday, the deadline for the July 5 issue of MED is Wednesday, June 29, by noon.

Funding and Research

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