October 04, 2013
Talk to Rimsky Denis for five minutes, and you can’t help but be moved by his passion. The fourth-year medical student already has dedicated nearly a decade to bettering the lives of medically underserved populations in South Florida and around the world. And now as Executive Director of DOCS, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the student-run organization.
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September 19, 2013
The Miller School’s Physicianship Incident Reporting System, an information gathering database that for eight years has provided systematic feedback on professional behavior to students, has been expanded to include faculty, residents and staff. The system also serves as a direct link to leadership and administrators to inform them of conduct unbecoming of academic, community and future physicians or other professionals.
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August 20, 2013
Adding to a burgeoning list of accomplishments, fourth-year medical student Kartik Telukuntla has received the prestigious Chairman’s Recognition Award from the Florida Board of Medicine. Presented August 2 by Chairman Zachariah P. Zachariah, M.D., the award recognizes Telukuntla for embodying the characteristics essential to becoming a leader in the medical profession.
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August 13, 2013
With the U.S. healthcare system in transition, tomorrow’s physicians will increasingly focus on delivering preventive care, Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean of the Miller School of Medicine, told the 150 members of the Miller School’s M.D. Class of 2017 at orientation on Monday.
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August 12, 2013
At the American Academy of Family Physicians National Conference, fourth-year Miller School medical student Douglas T. Borst presented a successful resolution for improving patient access and was elected the national student delegate to the AAFP Congress of Delegates.
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July 16, 2013
Early registration for the 6th annual Chair Summit, scheduled for September 26-28 at the Westin Tampa Harbor Island, is available online through August 1.
July 11, 2013
Leading the University of Miami into the next frontier of education, the Miller School’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology has established a unique degree program that will enable industry and government scientists to remain on the job – and in their labs – while earning a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Industrial Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
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June 27, 2013
Already a national model for teaching patient safety to medical students, the Miller School, in collaboration with the School of Nursing and Health Studies, launched what likely will be another trend last week, bringing nursing and medical students together for the University’s first joint patient safety course.
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June 18, 2013
The talents of all 155 third-year Miller School students were put to the test this month at the University of Miami Hospital and Clinics, where they participated in the 18th annual Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs), a medical school rite of passage that tests the students’ clinical skills. Nearly 80 faculty members from six departments served as faculty evaluators for the assessment.
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June 11, 2013
Four Miller School M.D./M.B.A. students have gained local and national attention for their inspired business venture SHHADE — Supplying Home Healthcare Alternatives and Dedicated Education — a mobile medical service designed to reduce healthcare costs to insurers by providing in-home primary care to patients who overuse hospital and emergency services.
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