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Rimsky Denis

New Executive Director of DOCS Promises “A Life of Service” to Underserved

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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Incident Reporting System Expands to Advance Professionalism Campus-Wide

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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Kartik Telukuntla, center, receives the Chairman’s Recognition Award from Florida Board of Medicine members Onelia G. Lage, M.D., and Enrique Ginzburg, M.D.

Medical Student Honored as Future Leader

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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Students of the Class of 2017 listen intently as Miller School Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., welcomes them to their first day of class.

Miller School's Class of 2017 Arrives

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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The founders of the University's unique Industrial Ph.D. program are, from left, Sapna Deo, Ph.D., Zafar Nawaz, Ph.D., and Sylvia Daunert, Ph.D.

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Launches First Online Industrial Ph.D. Degree

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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Sarah Eidelson, left, and Stephanie Adamczak review case scenarios before entering an OSCE station, as Ara Darakjian, second from right, and Steve Engel await their turn.

Medical Students Celebrate ‘Important Benchmark’ at 18th Annual OSCE Exercises

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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