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Laurence B. Gardner, M.D.

Dean Laurence B. Gardner presents ’Cane Academy to AAMC Council of Deans

December 06, 2016

Laurence B. Gardner, M.D., interim Dean of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, presented the innovative ’Cane Academy program to the national Council of Deans at the annual meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges in Seattle. “This represents a strategy for actively engaging students in their own learning and holding them accountable for mastery of the material prior to the ‘classroom’ exercises,”

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Danyelle Thomas receiving the Cadbury Award.

Medical Student Danyelle Thomas Named Recipient of National Medical Fellowships Cadbury Award

November 21, 2016

Danyelle Thomas, a fourth-year M.D./M.P.H. student, has received the National Medical Fellowships William and Charlotte Cadbury Award. The award was presented on November 14 at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting in Seattle. It is given to fourth-year medical students in recognition of their outstanding academic achievement, leadership and potential for significant contributions to medicine.

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Hope Torrents, center, leads a session with medical students and nursing students at the Lowe Art Museum.

Fine Art of Health Care Program Starts Up Again November 10

November 01, 2016

The Lowe Art Museum’s Fine Art of Health Care workshop series begins again on Thursday, November 10 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The purpose of the workshops is to teach students in all UM health care programs art observation techniques that will help them better interact with patients. Participation in the workshops includes free entry into the Lowe After Hours event, normally a $10 charge.

The Miller School of Medicine Class of 2020.

Miller School’s First-Year Class is Most Diverse Ever

October 18, 2016

Diversity is the hallmark of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s first-year class of 2020. “Our incoming ‘class with perfect vision’ is the most diverse in our school’s history,” said Alex J. Mechaber, M.D., Bernard J. Fogel Chair in Medical Education, Professor of Medicine, and Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education.

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