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Miller School Pays Tribute to Heroes on Veterans Day 11.11.2011

As we observe Veterans Day to honor and thank all heroes who have served in our nation’s armed forces to protect our freedom and the safety of our country, I would like to express the Miller School’s gratitude for the privilege of training surgical teams heading overseas, and for providing health care to our returning veterans.

Read more of Dean Goldschmidt's Veterans Day message »

Thousands Turn Out for Annual Heart Walk 11.10.2011

More than 10,000 participants gathered for the annual Miami-Dade Heart Walk, uniting to inspire change, create hope and celebrate success on October 29, World Stroke Day. The event, co-sponsored by UHealth-University of Miami Health System and the Miller School of Medicine, was held Saturday, October 29, at the Modesto A. Maidique Campus of Florida International University in South Miami-Dade.

Read more about the Miami-Dade Heart Walk »

New Leadership Roles for Team in Undergraduate Medical Education 11.09.2011

The Department of Medical Education has three familiar faces taking on new roles and responsibilities at the Miller School. The administration has been reorganized with Alex J. Mechaber, M.D., senior associate dean for undergraduate medical education, now in place as the sole leader overseeing all programs in undergraduate medical education.

Read more about the reorganization in medical education »

Dr. O’Connell Honored for His Pioneering Contributions to Medical Education 11.09.2011

Mark O’Connell, M.D., senior associate dean for educational development and the Bernard J. Fogel Chair in Medical Education, received the 2011 national Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award Saturday for his significant contributions to medical education over the past quarter century.

Read more about Dr. O'Connell »

Landmark Gynecologic Procedure Performed at University of Miami Hospital 11.08.2011

Tarek Bardawil, M.D., M.B.A., assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, was the first physician in Miami-Dade County to perform a single incision laparoscopic myomectomy, according to a representative from Applied Medical, the company that provides the technology used in single incision laparoscopic surgery.

Read more about the procedure »

Regional Campus Takes Top Prizes in Poster Competition 11.08.2011

A medical student and a resident at the Miller School’s regional campus in Palm Beach County won the first poster symposium at the Palm Beach County Medical Society’s Future of Medicine Summit V last month.

Read more about the winners »

Vice Chair of Psychiatry Receives Human Rights Award 11.08.2011

Pedro Ruiz, M.D., professor and executive vice chair and director of clinical programs in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, received the Irving Blumberg Human Rights Award from the American Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation.

Dr. Bishopric Inducted in American Clinical and Climatological Association 11.08.2011

Nanette H. Bishopric, M.D., professor of medicine and director of the Cardiovascular Genetics Laboratory, was inducted into the American Clinical and Climatological Association at the organization’s annual gathering in Sarasota on October 21. The prestigious society limits new membership to 25 physicians in the United States each year.

Read more about Dr. Bishopric »

Award-Winning Science Author Addresses Students 11.08.2011

Laurie Garrett, an award-winning journalist, best-selling author and expert in public health and infectious diseases, shared her research, insights and wisdom on pandemic threats, government preparedness and the future of public and global health in a fascinating talk delivered largely to medical students last week.

Read more about Laurie Garrett's visit to the Miller School »

Annual DOCS Health Fair Still a ‘Great Deal’ in Little Haiti 11.07.2011

The Miller School’s Mitchell Wolfson Sr. Department of Community Service (DOCS), a student-run organization collaborated with faculty physicians and other partners to mount the 17th annual Little Haiti Health Fair, bringing crucial health screenings and education to hundreds of people.

Read more and view a photo gallery of the Little Haiti Health Fair »

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