Surrounded by a congressman, a mayor, and dozens of business and community leaders, nearly 400 people gathered at the premiere of the newly expanded Sylvester at Deerfield Beach facility and heaped praise on the many physicians and employees in attendance.
AAMC Honors Miller School’s Service in Haiti 11.12.2010
The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine received national recognition for its outstanding contributions to academic medicine and the global community from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) during an awards ceremony at the organization’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on Saturday.
Elaine Van der Put, Ph.D., has been named assistant vice president for planning and analysis for the Miller School and UHealth.
Three of the Miller School’s leading stem cell researchers can add a new, rather distinct title to all their other impressive accomplishments: pin-up.
Making their annual visit to the medical campus, approximately 60 members of the University of Miami Citizens Board attended an open house at the U Wellness Center and Programs to learn more about health and wellness programs at UHealth and the Miller School.
Three clinics within UHealth–the University of Miami Health System have been recognized for their “statistically significant improvement” in patient satisfaction by Press Ganey, the national patient perception research and quality improvement-tracking firm. This has provided an overall boost for the entire health system, which also was highly ranked by Press Ganey.
IMI’s Global Connections Help Heart Patients 11.04.2010
For many years, Selma Fox, along with her husband and traveling partner, would take an annual trip abroad, touring Egypt, China, Japan, and every country in Europe. However, after her husband passed away, and as her health deteriorated, she severely cut back on her globe-trotting and a visit to South America was no longer on her itinerary.
Barry J. Materson, M.D., M.B.A., professor of medicine in the Divisions of Clinical Pharmacology and Hospital Medicine at the Miller School, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Consortium for Southeastern Hypertension Control at the organization’s annual professional educational meeting on October 29 in Charleston, South Carolina.
Thousands of people who want to help put an end to diabetes can be part of the cure by participating in the "Diabetes Research Institute Foundation’s online campaign ":https://www.bepartofthecure.org/. Kicking off National Diabetes Awareness Month, the Be Part of the Cure campaign is a fun and meaningful way for people living with diabetes, their family members and friends, and anyone concerned about curing this devastating di
Submission Deadline Change 11.03.2010
The deadline for the November 30 issue of e-Update is Monday November, 22, by noon.