Keyvan Nouri, M.D., professor of dermatology and cutaneous surgery, chief of dermatology at Sylvester/UMHC and director of the MOHS/Laser Center at Sylvester, has been named the 2010 Surgeon of the Year by the Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons. The award was bestowed during the organization’s annual meeting in Orlando last month.
The Miller School’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center has achieved three-year certification by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative of the American Society of Clinical Oncology for excellence in cancer care.
Jay Weiss Center 4th Annual Toy Drive 12.08.2010
The Jay Weiss Center for Social Medicine and Health Equity is collecting toys for its 4th annual toy drive. Over the past three years, the Jay Weiss Center has collected toys throughout the holiday season and distributed them to less fortunate children and families in Miami. This year, the Jay Weiss Center team is collaborating with the Office of Executive Medicine to make this the most successful year yet..
KRONOS Upgrade to Version 6.1 in January 12.08.2010
The KRONOS electronic timekeeping system used to record time worked by hourly paid employees will be upgraded to version 6.1 on January 27.
Ten remarkable individuals were the guests of Miller School Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., and Sheri Keitz, M.D., Ph.D., senior associate dean for faculty affairs, at the Hurricanes football game on Saturday, November 27, where a party was held in their honor as the inaugural winners of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Faculty Citizenship Awards.
UHealth/Miller Victory at the Emmys 12.06.2010
UHealth/Miller is the proud recipient of an Emmy Award for Stem Cell Therapy: Healing Force of the Future, the fourth episode in the television documentary series Breakthrough Medicine.
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.