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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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Iron Arrow spring 2018 inductees.

Iron Arrow Taps Two Students from Miller School

March 21, 2018

With the telltale beating of a single drum and a tap on the shoulder with an iron arrow, members of the Iron Arrow Honor Society this week renewed one of the U’s greatest spring traditions. Marching across the Coral Gables and medical campuses in a solemn procession, they bestowed a leading University of Miami honor on 22 lucky recipients — membership in the organization that recognizes students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

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From left, UM President Julio Frenk, Doris Cubas, Karishma Desai, and Edward Abraham, M.D.

Remarks on Diversity by UM President Julio Frenk Cap Miller School’s Cultural Awareness Week

January 26, 2018

A lively discussion about diversity in health care between University of Miami President Julio Frenk and students at UM’s Miller School of Medicine capped the school’s highly successful Cultural Awareness Week on Friday, January 26. Cultural Awareness Week offered a series of lunchtime presentations and discussions about a variety of diversity issues, including race, sexual identity, competency training and implicit bias.

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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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