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From left, Dr. David Johnson, Dr. Thinh Tran, Dr. Michael Barron and Joshua Boxer.

UHealth Establishes Policy Steering Committee

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.

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LASIK surgery has given Craig McKenzie new freedom of expression. Video

Aspiring UM Music Conductor Becomes First LASIK Patient at Lennar

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.

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Alexandre Abreu, M.D., with award.

Dr. Alexandre Abreu Receives University of Miami Distinguished Clinician Award

Alexandre R. Abreu, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, has been selected as the junior faculty recipient of the 2017 University of Miami Distinguished Clinician Award. The annual award is given by the Department of Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to an exemplary clinician selected by the division chiefs and department chairman.

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Dean Edward Abraham, M.D., with Bascom Palmer staffers Ivelisse Santiago, left, and Karla Hernandez, right.

Employees Welcome Dean Abraham to the Miller School of Medicine

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.

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UM at Holy Cross Residency Director is Editor of Internal Medicine ‘Toolkit Series’

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.

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