Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is adding to its academic credentials with a prestigious new fellowship in urologic oncology.
The Society of Urologic Oncology recently approved Sylvester’s application for a new fellowship program to complement the current clinically focused fellowship positions. “This is the highest accreditation in urology for an oncology fellowship,” said Dipen J. Parekh, M.D., chairman of the Department of Urology and director of robotic surgery. “It is another step forward on Sylvester’s journey to excellence in education, research and clinical care.”
Few Differences Found in Genes Governing Cognition in People with Mental Illness, General Population
A study funded by the Veterans Administration and directed by researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has shown few differences in the profiles of genes that influence cognition between people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and the general population. This surprising finding could provide new insights into therapies designed to improve cognition.
Four years ago, during his final year of medical school in Haiti, Garly Saint Croix, M.D., could not contain his joy when he learned he would complete his internal medicine residency at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital.
As the Miller School’s new NextGenMD curriculum takes shape, Dr. Richard M. Schwartzstein visited campus to talk about how Harvard Medical School created a new curriculum centered on case-based collaborative learning. Thanks to 22 enthusiastic student volunteers, he was also able to give UM educators a glimpse of how the new approach can accomplish its main goal: teaching the students how to think.
Cyberbullying had the impact of amplifying symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder in young people who were inpatients at an adolescent psychiatric hospital, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. The study addressed both the prevalence and factors related to cyberbullying in adolescent inpatients.
Annette Grotheer is dedicated to addressing health disparities and improving outcomes for African-American men. “We need to reach out to underserved communities across the country,” said Grotheer, a fourth-year M.D./M.P.H. student at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine who launched The Shop Docs, a nonprofit that brings health education and screenings to barbershops in African-American neighborhoods.