To help harmonize policies among UHealth’s three affiliated hospitals, the University of Miami Health System has established the UHealth Policy Steering Committee. Chaired by Dr. Thinh Tran, UHealth chief clinical officer and chief operating officer, the UPSC will be responsible for guiding the policy process at Anne Bates Leach Eye Hospital, University of Miami Hospital, and University of Miami Hospitals and Clinics.
University of Miami music student Craig McKenzie was the first patient to receive high-tech LASIK surgery from a Bascom Palmer Eye Institute surgeon at The Lennar Foundation Medical Center, a state-of-the-art outpatient center on UM’s Coral Gables campus. “I knew that I was in the right place as soon as I walked in the door,” he said.
Hundreds of faculty and staff turned out to talk with Edward Abraham, M.D., the new Dean of the Miller School of Medicine, at his first meet-and-greet in the Schoninger Research Quadrangle this week. After brief welcoming remarks about the enormous potential of the Miller School and his enthusiasm for the opportunity, Dean Abraham talked with employees and students who were eager to introduce themselves.
Frederick K. Williams, M.D., program director of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s internal medicine residency program at Holy Cross Hospital, is the editor-in-chief of “The Toolkit Series: A Textbook for Internal Medicine Education Programs,” published by the Academic Alliance for Internal Medicine.
As the next step in a spectacular career dedicated to advancing research, medical education and clinical care, Dean Edward Abraham describes the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine as an unmatched opportunity, with “great leadership, great colleagues, an exciting environment built on shared values, innovation and making a difference.”