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University of Miami Physicians Publish Case Study of First Locally Acquired Zika Infection

Following the recent Zika outbreak in Miami-Dade County, a multidisciplinary team of physicians with the University of Miami Health System and Miller School of Medicine published a case study January 11 in the New England Journal of Medicine, describing in detail the nation’s first locally transmitted case of Zika.

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Victoria Bassil is shown proper arm position for her CT scan by Diano Sebastian. Video & Photo Gallery

One of Lennar Center’s First Patients Experiences Full Spectrum of Care

The Lennar Foundation Medical Center, which opened on UM’s Coral Gables campus on December 5, is now providing an alternative for Miami-Dade County residents who want the world-class patient care provided by UHealth – the University of Miami Health System — but want it closer to home.

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Tanya L. Zakrison, M.D., M.H.Sc., M.P.H., center, with medical students from Cuba, Chad and South Africa. Video & Photo Gallery

Miller School Surgeons Bridge Cultures through Trauma Training in Cuba

For nearly five years, small groups of physicians — primarily surgeons — from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have traveled to Cuba to participate in professional conferences, teach medical students and share clinical practices with peers from around the world.

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From left, Christopher J. Salgado, M.D., with Lauren Foster.

LGBTQ Center for Wellness, Gender and Sexual Health Opens at University of Miami Hospital

Building on its mission to cultivate inclusive health care, University of Miami Hospital, part of UHealth — the University of Miami Health System, has opened a new and innovative clinic to meet the comprehensive health and surgical needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning community.

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From left, front row, Carlos Migoya, Dr. Irene Lipof, Secretary, Public Health Trust Board of Trustees, City of North Miami Councilwoman Carol Keys, Steven Falcone, M.D., M.B.A. From left, back row, a member of North Miami Fire Rescue; Christopher Wing, Associate Vice President of Urgent Care Development at Jackson Health System; Alberto Jacir, M.D., M.B.A., assistant professor of family medicine at the Miller School of Medicine and Medical Director of Urgent Care; Larry Spring, North Miami City Manager; William J. Heffernan, Treasurer, Public Health Trust Board of Trustees; and a member of North Miami Fire Rescue.

UHealth Jackson Urgent Care Center Opens at Keystone Point

Leaders with the University of Miami Health System and Jackson Health System recently cut the ribbon for the new UHealth Jackson Urgent Care Center in Keystone Point. The center officially opened on Tuesday, January 10, and will provide residents in the North Miami area and surrounding communities with world-class medical care from two of South Florida’s most trusted and experienced health care systems.

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