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Fulbright Scholarship recipient Elizabeth Sierocinski.

Third-year Miller School Student Named a Fulbright Scholar

Elizabeth Sierocinski, who just completed her third year at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has received a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to continue a research project in Germany looking at patients’ responses to findings in research imaging.

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Megan McSherry, an M.D. candidate in the Class of 2019, works with student Yisreala Turner.

Student-run ‘Debbie Project’ Celebrates Successful First Year

When Eric Gibbs, a second-year student at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, walks into one of the classrooms at the Debbie School, he’s often greeted by a gaggle of toddlers who love to playfully tackle him to the ground. “It’s generally the best part of my week,” said Gibbs, an M.D. candidate in the Class of 2019, who is going into pediatrics.

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On May 10, 196 members of the Miller School of Medicine Class of 2017 officially became physicians.

Miller School Class of 2017 Celebrates a Spectacular Commencement

“Congratulations, Doctors!” University of Miami President Julio Frenk called out as the 196 graduating members of the Miller School of Medicine Class of 2017 marched to the stage Wednesday night to be hooded by their teachers and mentors, receive their diplomas, and exult in the cheers and applause of their family and friends.

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UM Mourns Passing of 'Treasured Alumni Leader' Arthur Hertz

Arthur H. Hertz, a senior member of the University of Miami Board of Trustees and dedicated community advocate, died on Wednesday at the age of 83. “Art Hertz was a true Miamian who took great civic pride in so many of the institutions that he helped shape and support. The University of Miami has been fortunate to count him among our treasured alumni leaders,” said University President Julio Frenk.

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Family medicine residents Alicia Kepich, M.D. and Ingrid Gutierrez, M.D., role play with Kassandra M. Bosire, M.D.

Program Teaches Residents and Fellows to Redirect ‘Difficult’ Patient Encounters

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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