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Representatives from the Miller School and the Florida Board of Medicine honor Lindsey Finch, center with plaque.

Miller School Student Wins Award from Florida Board of Medicine

September 12, 2018

Lindsey Finch, a fourth-year student at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has received the Chair’s Recognition Award from the Florida Board of Medicine. The award recognizes third- and fourth-year students at Florida medical schools who “exemplify the professionalism, moral character, compassion and intellect essential to a future leader of the medical profession.”

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Feng Gong, Ph.D., enjoys the interactive aspects of teaching M.D. and M.D./MPH students and training residents.

Miller School Professors Recognized for Promoting Positive Learning Environment in PULSE 360 Survey

August 31, 2018

In all, 33 Miller School professors received high scores for promoting a positive learning environment in the first PULSE 360 Survey for Faculty-Learner Engagement. The survey was performed by the Physicians Development Program Inc., an independent organization, to allow comparison to national data and to assure anonymous feedback to individual faculty members.

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Nathan McKenty with Florida Medical Association award.

Miller School Student Receives Award from Florida Medical Association

August 29, 2018

Nathan McKenty, an M.D., MPH candidate in the Class of 2019 at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has received the Sanford A. Mullen, M.D. Award from the Florida Medical Association. McKenty received the award at the association’s 2018 annual conference for his work organizing and leading the Miller School’s student chapter to become a leading force in state and national advocacy.

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Dean Henri R. Ford, M.D., M.H.A., welcomes students and parents at the Medical Parents Association orientation dinner.

Medical Parents Association Orientation Urges Family Involvement

August 20, 2018

As with any first day at a new school, Kirby Quinn, Class of 2022 had plenty of questions, and some jangled nerves, as she began her journey as a first-year medical student at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. But she was pleased that the school’s Medical Parents Association tried to smooth the way by answering her questions, as well as those her parents had, at its annual orientation dinner.

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M.D. candidate Vibhu Chittajallu expressed the Class of 2018's celebratory mood.

Miller School Commencement Ceremony Cheers the Class of 2018

May 16, 2018

As a sea of excited students waited to march into the auditorium at the University of Miami’s Watsco Center on Saturday to celebrate four inspiring, demanding years of medical school and the incredible opportunity that lies ahead, Kelly McCarter thought for a moment and then described the significance of this day. “It’s been a long time coming, a lot of hard work,” she said.

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With Grand Prize check, from left, Marianna Makri, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship Programs faculty director, Joseph Cioffi, Andrew Richardson, M.B.A., and Elliot Smerling, Entrepreneurship Advisory Board member.

Miller School Team Wins Big in Entrepreneurship Competition

April 23, 2018

A pair of Miller School students took home the Grand Prize in the Graduate/Alumni Track — and a check for $10,000 — in the 2018 University of Miami Business Plan Competition, sponsored by the UM Business School. They also walked away with a separate check for $1,500 for the Best Presentation in the Graduate/Alumni Track. The competition’s final presentations and award ceremony took place on April 11.

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