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Office of Planning and Analysis Launches Apprentice Program 01.21.2011

The Office of Planning and Analysis is looking for a few more good men and women within the UHealth system and the Miller School to join its new “Apprentice Program,” which begins this month.

Read more about the Apprentice Program »

Broward County Residents: Save Time on Your Commute with New Bus Service 01.19.2011

Broward County Transit has added a 95 Express bus route between Miramar and downtown Miami.

UHealth Sports Medicine to Offer Evening Hours 01.19.2011

Living an active lifestyle with some form of exercise several times a week is a powerful approach to staying healthy. Yet, the greatest challenge with sustained exercise is the risk of injury.

Health Experts Debate Conflict of Interest and FDA Rules 01.18.2011

With Miller School Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., as moderator, a distinguished panel of national health care experts at the Global Business Forum explored the pitfalls, risks and rewards of conflict of interest policies in health care

Read more about the Global Business Forum »

New Episode of Breakthrough Medicine Airs This Weekend 01.13.2011

The newest episode in the _Breakthrough Medicine_ television documentary series, _Weight Loss Surgery: Embarking on a Life Saving Journey_, will air on Saturday, January 22, at 7 p.m. on WPLG-TV Local 10.

Dean Goldschmidt to Moderate Two Global Business Forum Panels this Friday 01.13.2011

On Friday, Miller School Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., will bring his health care expertise to the Coral Gables campus for the final day of the biennial Global Business Forum. This year’s forum focuses on the health care industry and features participants such as Jeffrey R. Immelt, chairman and CEO of General Electric, and Kathleen Sebelius, the U.S. secretary of health and human services.

Read more about the Global Business Forum »

Miller School Vigil Remembers Victims of Haiti’s Earthquake 01.13.2011

Just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday, members of the Miller School family gathered on the Schoninger Research Quadrangle and bowed their heads for 35 seconds of silence to remember the 300,000 people killed in Haiti’s cataclysmic earthquake exactly a year earlier. “Think of it,’’ Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., said before he began the somber reflection. “The earthquake lasted about 35 seconds."

Read more and view a gallery of the memorial »

Dr. Deborah Barbouth Receives “See the Light” Award 01.13.2011

Deborah Barbouth, M.D., assistant professor in the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics and director of the University of Miami’s Victor Center for the Prevention of Jewish Genetic Diseases, was presented with the annual “See the Light” award from the Mathew Forbes Romer Foundation on January 9.

A Year Later, Miller School Hearts Remain in Haiti 01.13.2011

On Wednesday, a year to the day since Haiti’s devastating earthquake refocused their lives, the Miller School’s Enrique Ginzburg, M.D., and Gillian Hotz, Ph.D., will meet in Port-au-Prince with leaders from the American College of Surgeons international program and other universities to coordinate the education and training of critical care health professionals for the hemisphere’s most beleaguered nation.

Read more about the Miller School in Haiti a year after the earthquake »

Dr. Thomas Balkany Receives High Honor at Cigicon Conference in India 01.11.2011

Thomas J. Balkany, M.D., director of the University of Miami Ear Institute and Hotchkiss Endowed Professor of Otolaryngology, was the guest of honor at Cigicon 2010, the eighth annual conference of Cochlear Implant Group of India, held in Chandigarh, India, in November.

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