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.
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.
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.
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.
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.