March 15, 2019
“It looks like we only have five minutes to go,” Henri R. Ford, M.D., MHA, dean and chief academic officer of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, said to the excited crowd at Match Day 2019. “Unfortunately, I brought a 15-minute speech.” The groans had barely begun when he flashed his big smile and said, “Just kidding,” generating laughter and applause. Still he used the time he had to great effect.
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March 11, 2019
The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has received full accreditation for an eight-year cycle from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). “This was a three-and-a-half-year effort, with teams of faculty and students putting their heart and soul into the process,” said Laurence B. Gardner, M.D., executive dean for education and policy.
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March 01, 2019
Thursday, March 7, at 4 p.m., is the deadline for pre-registration for early race-packet pickup for the 10th annual SunSmart 5K (3.1 miles) run/walk, which will be held on Sunday, March 10, at 7:30 a.m., in Bill Baggs Park on Key Biscayne. It will celebrate skin and heart health by supporting skin cancer research and helping to make AEDs available in public and private places in Miami.
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February 13, 2019
The work of several University of Miami Miller School of Medicine students and residents was highlighted at the Palm Beach County Medical Society’s James J. Byrnes Future of Medicine Poster Symposium, held February 7 at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach. Among them was third-year M.D./MPH student Nicole Lin, who won second place for her project “Prevalence of Physical and Psychological Trauma in an Asylum Seeking Cohort.”
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December 19, 2018
Throughout the morning and early afternoon of December 8, 197 people from Liberty City and surrounding communities lined up to learn about their risks for high blood pressure, diabetes, colorectal cancer and much more.
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September 28, 2018
Medical student Grace Knudsen was honored at the UM-North Carolina football game on Thursday for donating her bone marrow.
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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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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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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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August 24, 2018
Vivian Chen, a member of the Miller School Class of 2021, won the first Summer Research Fellowship Award ever given by the Wound Healing Society. The award, in addition to a stipend and funds for supplies, includes funding for travel expenses to present her research at the Wound Healing Society’s 2019 Annual Meeting next May in San Antonio.
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