News : 2013 : January

Alex J. Mechaber, M.D., addressing incoming freshmen, says the Miller School will add more small-group teaching rooms.

Miller School of Medicine Unveils Innovative Medical Education Program

The Miller School of Medicine is in the process of developing a new medical education strategy with an innovative approach to training future physicians. “We are adopting an interactive self-directed learning model to augment the traditional lecture,” said Laurence B. Gardner, M.D., executive dean for education and policy.

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Stephen Symes, M.D., right, talks to visiting medical students at the SNMA Regional Medical Education Conference.

UM SNMA Chapter Tackles Health Disparities and Community Health at Annual Conference

er the theme “Melting Pot of Modern Medicine: Exploring Cultural and Sociopolitical Barriers Within the Practice of Medicine,” the University of Miami chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) hosted its Region IV Regional Medical Education Conference in November, bringing together more than 150 medical and pre-medical students from across the United States and the Caribbean.

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