May 29, 2019
While insulin does not cure type 1 diabetes, it helps many people maintain healthy blood sugar levels. However, for many people suffering from type 1 brittle diabetes, insulin just isn’t enough. Fortunately, a new treatment may soon be available to help them: islet cell transplantation.
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May 13, 2019
As Henri R. Ford, M.D., M.H.A., put on his cap and gown and prepared for his first commencement ceremony as dean of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, he took a moment to reflect on the importance of the day.
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May 06, 2019
Leah Colucci, a second-year student at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has been named to the student trustee position in the university’s Board of Trustees.
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April 30, 2019
In teaching urology to Miller School students, Ranjith Ramasamy, M.D., strives to make the learning experience as interactive as possible. “Our students have many things going on each day so it’s vital to get them engaged and involved in our classes,” said Dr. Ramasamy, who is assistant professor of urology and director of male reproductive medicine and surgery.
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April 19, 2019
The Michael S. Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine recently hosted the Senior Capstone Course for fourth-year students.
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April 16, 2019
This year’s Second Look Day — an event in which accepted applicants who have not yet made a commitment are invited to the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to learn more about what its academic programs have to offer — attracted a record number of participants.
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April 12, 2019
Ernesto H. Weisson, a medical student at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, won the Alving Award — the top prize — at the 2019 Eastern-Atlantic Student Research Forum, an annual four-day international conference held at the Miller School.
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March 22, 2019
The first indication that something is afoot is the sound of a slow-beating drum moving across campus. When the source of the sound comes into view, you see that the drummer is accompanied by a group of individuals wearing colorful jackets and marching slowly, solemnly in line. For those in the know, the big question is: Who are they looking for this time?
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March 15, 2019
“It looks like we only have five minutes to go,” Henri R. Ford, M.D., MHA, dean and chief academic officer of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, said to the excited crowd at Match Day 2019. “Unfortunately, I brought a 15-minute speech.” The groans had barely begun when he flashed his big smile and said, “Just kidding,” generating laughter and applause. Still he used the time he had to great effect.
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March 11, 2019
The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has received full accreditation for an eight-year cycle from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). “This was a three-and-a-half-year effort, with teams of faculty and students putting their heart and soul into the process,” said Laurence B. Gardner, M.D., executive dean for education and policy.
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