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From left, Laurence B. Gardner, M.D., Marie-Denise Gervais, M.D., Henri R. Ford, M.D., M.H.A., and Alex J. Mechaber, M.D.

Second Look Day Draws Large Crowd of Top Potential Medical Students

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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Alving Award-winner Ernesto H. Weisson.

Miller School Medical Students, Graduate Students and Residents Shine at Research Conference

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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From left, Stuart Miller, David Roth, M.D., Alessia Fornoni, M.D., Ph.D., Emmanuel Thomas, M.D., Ph.D., and Gaetano Ciancio, M.D., M.B.A.

Iron Arrow Taps Stuart Miller and Eight Medical Campus Faculty, Alumni and Students

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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The excited Class of 2019 rush to claim their match envelopes.

Match Day 2019 Generates Cheers and Tears from the Miller School’s Graduating Class

“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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Dean Henri R. Ford speaks at the Miller School Class of 2022 orientation.

LCME Awards Full Accreditation to Miller School of Medicine

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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