News : 2013 : March

From left are Eric Weiss, Jessica Li, Gaurav Singh, Rep. Eduardo Gonzalez, Jenna Bordelon, Laura Stone, and Richa Taneja.

UM Medical Students Meet State Legislators for FMA Legislative Visit Day

Six Miller School students joined medical school classmates from across the state for the Florida Medical Association’s Legislative Visit Day at the Florida State Capitol.

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At the airway workshop, medical students John Collazo, left, and Nicholas Cortolillo observe while Chase Knickerbocker practices patient ventilation using a bag valve mask.

Miller School Hosts Emergency Medicine Symposium

More than 50 students from five medical schools across South Florida gathered on the Miller School campus this month to learn more about emergency medicine from leaders in the field at the second annual Southeast Regional Emergency Medicine Student Symposium.

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Amar Mandalia celebrates his internal medicine residency at Emory University.

Class of 2013 Celebrates Match Day Successes with Cheers and Tears

With hearts pounding, pulses racing, palms sweating and tears of relief flowing, members of the Class of 2013 bounded up on stage and, each in their own way, shared where they’ll spend the next three to seven years of their training – and likely their lives. Matthew Markert sang “I’m going to Kansas City,” when he tore open the envelope and saw his No. 1 choice, a neurology residency at the University of Kansas.

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Amar R. Deshpande, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, pins the Courvoisier Society's Shadi Damanpour.

2013 Freshman Pinning Ceremony Celebrates First-Year Students and Their Families

With high-fives, hugs, handshakes and big sighs of relief, 195 members of the Class of 2016 celebrated the near-completion of their first year of medical school during the 13th Annual John G. Clarkson Freshman Pinning Ceremony, a now-cherished tradition named in honor of Dean Emeritus John G. Clarkson, M.D., a member of the Class of 1968.

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Event co-chairs Rujuta Pandya, left, and Lydia Fein present President Shalala with a Women’s Health Awareness Week t-shirt.

Miller School Student Groups Promote Women’s Health During Women’s Health Awareness Week

In celebration of the third annual Women’s Health Awareness Week at the Miller School, the Women’s Health Interest Group, in partnership with the Preventive Medicine Club, OB-GYN Interest Group, and American Medical Women’s Association, hosted a series of events supporting the cause, which concluded with a Health Education and Resource Fair in Alamo Park.

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