December 13, 2011
In 2007, the Department of Medicine established the three-year Resident Scholarly Activity Program, or RSAP, to give internal medicine residents experience in the arduous research process, from developing and investigating an idea to presenting the conclusion at a national meeting or publishing it in a peer-reviewed journal.
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December 06, 2011
Emmanuel Berchmans has always been a computer wiz devoted to sharing technology with others, so when he entered the Miller School’s Honors Program in Medicine he wanted to ensure that he and his classmates could stay up-to-date with the latest medical technology.
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November 09, 2011
The Department of Medical Education has three familiar faces taking on new roles and responsibilities at the Miller School. The administration has been reorganized with Alex J. Mechaber, M.D., senior associate dean for undergraduate medical education, now in place as the sole leader overseeing all programs in undergraduate medical education.
Read more about the reorganization in medical education »
November 09, 2011
Mark O’Connell, M.D., senior associate dean for educational development and the Bernard J. Fogel Chair in Medical Education, received the 2011 national Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award Saturday for his significant contributions to medical education over the past quarter century.
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November 08, 2011
A medical student and a resident at the Miller School’s regional campus in Palm Beach County won the first poster symposium at the Palm Beach County Medical Society’s Future of Medicine Summit V last month.
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November 07, 2011
The Miller School’s Mitchell Wolfson Sr. Department of Community Service (DOCS), a student-run organization collaborated with faculty physicians and other partners to mount the 17th annual Little Haiti Health Fair, bringing crucial health screenings and education to hundreds of people.
Read more and view a photo gallery of the Little Haiti Health Fair »
November 01, 2011
Following the lead of Harvard University and about 40 other well-known medical schools, the Miller School is launching the Academy of Medical Educators at the University of Miami to appropriately recognize and reward teaching faculty, and help develop junior teaching faculty into well-rounded experts.
Read more about the academy and link to the application »
October 04, 2011
As an undergraduate student studying human nutrition at the University of Florida, Stefania Prendes-Alvarez accompanied a family friend, a physician on the volunteer faculty at UM, to one of the free health fairs organized by students in the Miller School’s Mitchell Wolfson Sr. Department of Community Service (DOCS). The experience opened her eyes to the vast number of people who lack regular health care.
Read more about Stefania Prendes-Alvarez »
August 16, 2011
Telling most of the Class of 2015 they signed “a contract with society” by pursuing a career in medicine, Miller School Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., welcomed the Miller School’s newest students to a tradition of excellence in scientific discovery, patient care and community involvement.
Read more about the Dean's welcome at freshman orientation »
August 09, 2011
In greeting the Miller School’s newest students at their freshman orientation last week, Robert Hernandez, M.D., tempered his words of welcome with an early dose of reality: “Medical school is a real challenge and you will be pushed here,’’ the senior associate dean for medical student administration told the students. “You will be pushed to your limit.’’
Read more about freshmen orientation »