News : 2012 : April

Jametria Howard-Jones, left, who collected the Miller School's diversity award, is pictured with former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D., and Tajh Ferguson, president of the Miller School chapter of SNMA.

Miller School Honored for Excellence in Diversity

The Miller School has been recognized again for its unwavering commitment to diversity, this time earning the Student National Medical Association’s award for Diversity in Medicine: Excellence in Institutional Diversity.

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Maureen Lowery, M.D., professor of medicine, won two 2012 Paff Teaching Awards at the ceremony students hold each year to honor exceptional faculty.

Students Recognize Outstanding Teachers with 2012 Paff Awards

To pay tribute to one of the Miller School’s most memorable faculty members and recognize the outstanding faculty who uphold his spirit, students awarded 15 George Paff Teaching Awards on April 11 to faculty they admire for imparting medical education with the kind of dedication, compassion, excellence and zest Paff made famous.

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Prospective students who returned to the Miller School for a second look listen to a presentation.

Potential Students Take a Second Look at the Miller School

Just before 9 a.m. on Friday, April 13, prospective medical students, many of them accompanied by their parents, filed into the Miller School’s Lois Pope LIFE Auditorium for the start of Second Look Day, when students who have been accepted to multiple schools revisit the ones on their short list.

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Mark O’Connell, M.D., discusses the new Academy of Medical Educators with interested faculty.

Miller School’s Academy of Medical Educators Holds Inaugural Meeting

The Miller School’s Academy of Medical Educators held its inaugural meeting and orientation on March 26, attracting about 75 faculty members who came to learn more about the mission and membership of the organization established last fall to recognize and reward teaching faculty, and nurture junior teaching faculty into well-rounded experts.

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