News : 2014 : March

Richard Tiberius, Ph.D.

Dr. Richard Tiberius Retirement Reception Friday, March 28

Please join us for a retirement reception to honor a true scholar, artist, and naturalist, Richard Tiberius, Ph.D., and his remarkable career in medical education, at noon on Friday, March 28, at the Louis Calder Memorial Library, History of Medicine Room.

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Dalal Eldick celebrates her OB-GYN match at Jackson Memorial Hospital with Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D.

Emotion and Pride Mark the Miller School’s 2014 Match Day

There were shouts of triumph, gasps of relief, and tears of joy as fourth-year Miller School students learned where the next chapter in their education would take them. They were called one by one to the dais and opened the sealed envelope containing the name of the residency program with which they had been matched.

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Michael S. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D., center, revolutionized medical education with Harvey, the first cardiopulmonary patient simulator, whom he has introduced to countless students.

Faculty and Staff Support the U: Medical Education Pioneer is a Donor for All Seasons

Over his long and distinguished career at the University of Miami’s Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, Michael Gordon, M.D., Ph.D., revolutionized medical education around the world. He created Harvey, the world’s first cardiopulmonary patient simulator, and UMedic, an innovative computer- and web-based program, to train physicians, emergency responders and military personnel to save countless lives.

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From left are Nanette Vega, Director of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, Hilit Mechaber, M.D., and medical student Marissa Orenstein.

Dr. Hilit Mechaber Honored for Contributions to Women in Medicine

Hilit Mechaber, M.D., Associate Dean for Student Services, was honored at the 43rd University of Miami Women’s Commission Annual Breakfast, where she received the May A. Brunson Award, which is named in honor of UM’s second dean of women, who served the University from 1946 to 1970.

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From left are Arash Sayari, Christine Bokman, Julie Kornfeld, Ph.D., M.P.H., and Alex J. Mechaber, M.D.

Miami Students Without Borders Leadership Program Gets Funding to Expand Global Reach

A project led by third-year medical students Christine Bokman and Arash Sayari has received the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Student Service Leadership Project award to help promote physician leaders in local and global communities most in need.

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Miller School of Medicine, Schoninger Research Quadrangle

Miller School Moves Up to #46 in Latest U.S. News Rankings

Demonstrating its push for excellence, the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has climbed to Number 46 in the 2015 edition of “Best Graduate Schools” published by U.S. News & World Report.

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Joshua Cohen

Miller Student Named to Elite Group Transforming Global Health Education

Second-year medical student Joshua Cohen has been elected to join a select group of educators working to transform how health education is delivered across disciplines around the globe. As a winner of the NCLEX-RN Content Competition, Cohen will develop educational tutorials to help nursing graduates prepare for the NCLEX-RN exam.

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