Miller School Ranked among the Top 50 Medical Schools by U.S. News & World Report

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has been ranked among the top 50 medical schools nationally by U.S. News & World Report in the 2019 edition of “Best Graduate Schools.” In that compilation, the Miller School is ranked No. 50 among 123 schools reporting.

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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

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

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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Lauren Tholemeier explains her poster to an annual meeting attendee.

Miller School Students and Faculty Present Medical Education Initiatives

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine students and faculty presented medical education initiatives and innovations at the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Learn Serve Lead 2017annual Meeting in Boston. The Miller School team presented 12 posters about projects spanning a wide spectrum of areas of interest from classroom peer-teaching to research initiatives in community-based health care.

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The Summer Scholars Program gives high school sophomores and juniors an opportunity to earn college credits at UM.

December 1 is Early-Action Deadline for UM Summer Scholars Program

The University of Miami’s Summer Scholars program gives high school sophomores and juniors the opportunity to experience college life and earn six college credits in a variety of academic areas, including health and medicine. The three-week program starts July 7, 2018. Students who apply by the early-action deadline of December 1, 2017 can receive half off the application fee with the special waiver code SSPDEC1.

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