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Researchers Uncover Evidence of Early Genomic Aberrations in Uveal Melanoma

January 10, 2018

Researchers from Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have uncovered evidence that genomic aberrations in uveal melanoma that lead to metastasis may occur far earlier in tumor evolution than previously believed. The findings fundamentally change the thinking about how this eye cancer progresses.

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Lauren Tholemeier explains her poster to an annual meeting attendee.

Miller School Students and Faculty Present Medical Education Initiatives

December 06, 2017

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine students and faculty presented medical education initiatives and innovations at the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Learn Serve Lead 2017annual Meeting in Boston. The Miller School team presented 12 posters about projects spanning a wide spectrum of areas of interest from classroom peer-teaching to research initiatives in community-based health care.

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The Summer Scholars Program gives high school sophomores and juniors an opportunity to earn college credits at UM.

December 1 is Early-Action Deadline for UM Summer Scholars Program

November 14, 2017

The University of Miami’s Summer Scholars program gives high school sophomores and juniors the opportunity to experience college life and earn six college credits in a variety of academic areas, including health and medicine. The three-week program starts July 7, 2018. Students who apply by the early-action deadline of December 1, 2017 can receive half off the application fee with the special waiver code SSPDEC1.

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Classes Resume at Miller School of Medicine

September 18, 2017

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine resumed its normal class schedule September 18 as cleanup from Hurricane Irma continued across the campus. “Here at the Miller School, we are back 100 percent and ready to resume teaching and training,” said Dean Edward Abraham in a video message to returning students.

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Freshman orientation at the Miller School.

Mrs. Betty Siegel Reader Scholarship Fund to Aid Medical Students

August 07, 2017

The Mrs. Betty Siegel Reader Scholarship Fund has made a generous $1 million pledge to offer full-tuition scholarships for well-deserving, qualified students at the University of Miami Miller School. The commitment honors Betty Reader, a longtime philanthropist, volunteer, and passionate supporter of education. Since 2011, the fund has provided more than $1.5 million in scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students.

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Michael S. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Michael S. Gordon, Who Revolutionized Medical Education, Passes Away

July 07, 2017

Over his long and distinguished career at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Michael S. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D., revolutionized medical education around the world. He created Harvey, the world’s first cardiopulmonary patient simulator, and UMedic, an innovative computer- and web-based program, to train physicians, emergency responders and military personnel to save countless lives.

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