April 25, 2017
A new teaching model developed at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine educates residents and fellows on how to effectively redirect patients during difficult interactions. Called “The 7Cs protocol,” it provides a framework for junior physicians to act, versus react, during stressful patient encounters.
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April 24, 2017
As a medical student, husband, and father, Jeremy Freedman frequently finds himself short of time and money. So when the University of Miami Miller School Medical Alumni Association (MAA) surprised him with his very own stethoscope as part of its “Stethoscopes for Students” initiative, Freedman recognized it as the precious gift that it was. “It is such an incredibly warm way to start my medical career,” he said.
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April 17, 2017
Thanks to a strong showing by alumni, the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine took first place in one of the two categories in UM’s Madness in March giving challenge.
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March 15, 2017
The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine was Nikesh Doshi’s first choice for medical school, particularly after completing his undergraduate studies as a ’Cane. The third-year Miller School medical student, who is pursuing a career in internal medicine, says his education might not have been possible if not for the funding he received through the Jeannette Newton Scholarship,’94.
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March 07, 2017
After spending much of her childhood and adolescence watching her mother take care of students in the clinics of the University of Miami School Health Initiative, Jasmine Lawrence celebrated the first year of her own medical career at the Miller School of Medicine’s 17th Annual John G. Clarkson Freshman Pinning Ceremony Friday afternoon.
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February 22, 2017
When George L. Sanders, M.D. ’69, came to South Florida to study at the University of Miami School of Medicine in 1965, the shadow of racism was never far away. The school’s only African-American student at the time, he was refused admittance to most of the medical societies, and he was once barred from entering an apartment complex where his classmates had arranged a study session.
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February 03, 2017
As medicine and the delivery of health care continue to be transformed, the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine — already a national leader in innovative education — is taking a global look at transforming the entire medical curriculum. And Amar R. Deshpande, M.D., who is leading the charge as chair of the Next Generation Medical Education Task Force, says the timing couldn’t be better.
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January 18, 2017
A year and a half of hard work and significant changes to prepare the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for reaccreditation culminates in a visit by the national Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) in early February. The team of site visitors will have already reviewed data from a 380-page report from the Miller School when they arrive on February 5.
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