News : 2012 : May

Daniel M. Lichtstein, M.D., accepts the Excellence in Medical Education Award.

Daniel M. Lichtstein, M.D., Honored as ‘Hero in Medicine’ for Education

Daniel M. Lichtstein, M.D., professor of medicine and regional dean for medical education who has shaped medical education in Palm Beach County for the past six years, is the 2012 recipient of the Palm Beach County Medical Society’s Excellence in Medical Education Award.

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University of Miami Hospital

UM Hospital Earns Statutory Teaching Hospital Designation

University of Miami Hospital has earned designation as a statutory teaching hospital from the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration — becoming just the 10th such teaching hospital in the state.

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From front, Yaima Alonso, Kelvin Allenson, Nicole Akar-Ghibril, Benjamin Addicott, Jennifer Chen, Johnathan Castano and Andrew Camp, lead the class of 2012 into the BankUnited Center.

Class of 2012 Graduates Eager for New Responsibilities

With an abundance of enthusiasm and several reminders of their new responsibilities, the Miller School of Medicine’s Class of 2012 accepted their doctor of medicine degrees and contemplated their futures as they exited the BankUnited Center on the University of Miami Coral Gables campus on May 12.

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 Front row from left, Anne Kimball; Stefania Prendes-Alvarez; Karina Lifschitz; Julie Kornfeld, Ph.D., M.P.H.; and Jonathan Colasanti, M.D. Back row from left, David Haverman; Carly Rivet; Devlin Paiva McGlohn; Mihai Puia-Dumitrescu, M.D.; Vanessa Cutler; and Eric Hecht, M.D.

Public Health Springboard Program Supports Eight New Research Projects at the Miller School

Thanks to a generous $100,000 gift to the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, 10 public health graduates and Miller School students have received eight grants under the Public Health Springboard Program that supports innovative, independent projects by students who are working toward or recently earned a Master of Public Health.

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Juliet Nissan credits her mentors, including, from left, Alex J. Mechaber, M.D., Carl I. Schulman, M.D., MSPH, Ph.D., and Michael C. Lewis, M.D., senior associate dean for graduate medical education, for making Jackson her top choice.

Class of 2012 Can Celebrate Match Day Successes at Commencement

After striding across the stage to pick up their M.D. degrees at the BankUnited Center on May 12, members of the Class of 2012 will head to some of the most competitive residency programs and prestigious institutions in the country. The class could, in fact, take a collective bow for their notable Match Day success, which created a buzz among underclassmen and is sure to be a great recruiting tool for prospective students.

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