William Donelan, health care strategy czar for the Miller School and University of Miami Health System – UHealth tells students the U.S. health care system has some extremely well-functioning segments, but it’s “not the kind of system you would put in place if you were starting over today.”
Communité Voicemail to be Upgraded 12.02.2010
The University of Miami Communité Messaging Interaction Center will be upgraded on December 18.
When Raisa Gonzalez, executive assistant to Eduardo Alfonso, M.D., saw her boss arrive at the holiday breakfast for executive assistants on Thursday morning, she immediately thought she had made a mistake. She mentally scanned his schedule to determine if she had double-booked him. She soon learned that she was wrong, which doesn't happen often to Gonzalez.
To understand why so many Americans have no health insurance, UM President Donna E. Shalala encouraged first-year medical students to incorporate one of her habits into their lives: Ask every service-provider you meet what kind of insurance they have.
Mauro Moscucci, M.D., M.B.A., professor and senior vice chair of the Department of Medicine and chief of the Cardiovascular Division, published an article on the treatment of patients with myocardial infarction in the November 8 issue of the _Archives of Internal Medicine_.
Miller School’s Dr. Richard Thurer to Receive James W. McLamore Outstanding Service Award 12.01.2010
Richard J. Thurer, M.D., the B and Donald Carlin Professor of Thoracic Surgical Oncology, is the 2010 recipient of the prestigious Faculty Senate James W. McLamore Outstanding Service Award.
Ashley Lawler is, by her own admission, a literature fiend, so when she arrived at the Miller School in 2009 to pursue her dream of becoming a doctor, she had misgivings about casting aside the analytical skills she developed as an English major for the empirical skills she employs in her basic science
Researchers who examined 200 of the top cough/cold, allergy, analgesic and gastrointestinal over-the-counter liquid medications for children found high levels of variability and inconsistencies in medication labeling and measuring devices, according to a JAMA study.
UM Neonatologist Wins Micah Batchelor Award 11.30.2010
Karen Young, M.D., assistant professor of clinical pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology, is the 2010 recipient of the prestigious Micah Batchelor Award for Excellence in Children’s Health Research. She received the award during a ceremony on the medical campus last night.
Joined by Miller School Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., and UM Senior Vice President for Business and Finance Joe Natoli, more than 315 cyclists took part in this past weekend’s inaugural, tri-county Dolphins Cycling Challenge, raising over $400,000 for cancer research and treatment at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.