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Miller School of Medicine students pose with Laurence B. Gardner, M.D., MACP, and Alex Mechaber, M.D. ’94, at the 2017 Medical Education Donors and Scholars Luncheon at the Coral Gables Country Club.

Event Brings Donors and Scholars Together

March 15, 2017

The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine was Nikesh Doshi’s first choice for medical school, particularly after completing his undergraduate studies as a ’Cane. The third-year Miller School medical student, who is pursuing a career in internal medicine, says his education might not have been possible if not for the funding he received through the Jeannette Newton Scholarship,’94.

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From left, David Faber, M.D. Candidate, Class of 2017, fourth-year liaison to the Miller School of Medicine Medical Alumni Association Board of Directors, with George L. Sanders, M.D. ’69, during a tour of the medical school February 21.

George L. Sanders, M.D. ’69, to be Honored as a UTrailblazer

February 22, 2017

When George L. Sanders, M.D. ’69, came to South Florida to study at the University of Miami School of Medicine in 1965, the shadow of racism was never far away. The school’s only African-American student at the time, he was refused admittance to most of the medical societies, and he was once barred from entering an apartment complex where his classmates had arranged a study session.

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Amar R. Deshpande, M.D.

Next-Generation Medical Education Task Force to Design the Ideal Training for Doctors of the Future

February 03, 2017

As medicine and the delivery of health care continue to be transformed, the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine — already a national leader in innovative education — is taking a global look at transforming the entire medical curriculum. And Amar R. Deshpande, M.D., who is leading the charge as chair of the Next Generation Medical Education Task Force, says the timing couldn’t be better.

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Miller School of Medicine students discuss their training.

Miller School Leadership, Faculty and Students Prepare for High-Stakes Accreditation Visit

January 18, 2017

A year and a half of hard work and significant changes to prepare the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for reaccreditation culminates in a visit by the national Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) in early February. The team of site visitors will have already reviewed data from a 380-page report from the Miller School when they arrive on February 5.

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Laurence B. Gardner, M.D.

Dean Laurence B. Gardner presents ’Cane Academy to AAMC Council of Deans

December 06, 2016

Laurence B. Gardner, M.D., interim Dean of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, presented the innovative ’Cane Academy program to the national Council of Deans at the annual meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges in Seattle. “This represents a strategy for actively engaging students in their own learning and holding them accountable for mastery of the material prior to the ‘classroom’ exercises,”

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Danyelle Thomas receiving the Cadbury Award.

Medical Student Danyelle Thomas Named Recipient of National Medical Fellowships Cadbury Award

November 21, 2016

Danyelle Thomas, a fourth-year M.D./M.P.H. student, has received the National Medical Fellowships William and Charlotte Cadbury Award. The award was presented on November 14 at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting in Seattle. It is given to fourth-year medical students in recognition of their outstanding academic achievement, leadership and potential for significant contributions to medicine.

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