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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August 20, 2018
Only hours into her orientation at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Isabella Ferre was thrilled to receive one of the most recognized symbols of the medical profession. The first-year medical student took the brand-new stethoscope out of the box that sat before her, and reflected on what it meant to wear the iconic medical device.
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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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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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April 24, 2018
In addition to hours of class work, clinical training, and endless amounts of studying, medical students also face the challenge of focusing in on which medical specialty they would like to pursue. The Office of Student Services tries to make that task a little easier each year by hosting numerous events, including the annual Career Advising Dinner.
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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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March 30, 2018
Recognition from your peers is often the most meaningful. At the recent fourth annual Gold Humanism Awards Initiation Banquet, 33 students and one faculty member from the Miller School of Medicine learned first hand what that feels like.
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