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Iron Arrow spring 2018 inductees.

Iron Arrow Taps Two Students from Miller School

March 23, 2018

With the telltale beating of a single drum and a tap on the shoulder with an iron arrow, members of the Iron Arrow Honor Society this week renewed one of the U’s greatest spring traditions. Marching across the Coral Gables and medical campuses in a solemn procession, they bestowed a leading University of Miami honor on 22 lucky recipients — membership in the organization that recognizes students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

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From left, UM President Julio Frenk, Doris Cubas, Karishma Desai, and Edward Abraham, M.D.

Remarks on Diversity by UM President Julio Frenk Cap Miller School’s Cultural Awareness Week

January 26, 2018

A lively discussion about diversity in health care between University of Miami President Julio Frenk and students at UM’s Miller School of Medicine capped the school’s highly successful Cultural Awareness Week on Friday, January 26. Cultural Awareness Week offered a series of lunchtime presentations and discussions about a variety of diversity issues, including race, sexual identity, competency training and implicit bias.

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Researchers Uncover Evidence of Early Genomic Aberrations in Uveal Melanoma

January 10, 2018

Researchers from Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have uncovered evidence that genomic aberrations in uveal melanoma that lead to metastasis may occur far earlier in tumor evolution than previously believed. The findings fundamentally change the thinking about how this eye cancer progresses.

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