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Lennar Foundation Medical Center Recognized for Excellence in Patient Engagement

The Lennar Foundation Medical Center of UHealth – the University of Miami Health System was honored with Press Ganey’s Guardian of Excellence Award® in patient engagement.

The Lennar Foundation Medical Center of UHealth – the University of Miami Health System was honored with Press Ganey’s Guardian of Excellence Award® in patient engagement.

Press Ganey, a national leader in healthcare performance improvement, recently recognized The Lennar Foundation Medical Center of UHealth – the University of Miami Health System with its Guardian of Excellence Award® in patient engagement.

“Our dedicated Lennar team is setting the standard for clinical and service excellence throughout UHealth and throughout South Florida,” said Edward Abraham, M.D., executive vice president for health affairs and CEO of UHealth.

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Evan Butters with his grandfather, Benjamin Goldman. Video & Photo Gallery

A ’Cane Cycles to Honor His Grandfather and Raise Money to Fight Alzheimer’s

Evan Butters grew up in South Florida a ’Canes fan. His father, aunt, and uncle all attended the University of Miami in the 1980s, but his connection to the U deepened within the past year when he decided to organize a cycling event at Markham Park on November 17 to honor his late grandfather and raise funds to conquer the disease that robbed Benjamin Goldman of his memories.

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Sen. Kevin Rader, Belén Mora Garijo, third-year UM M.D./M.P.H. student Jason Onugha, and Dr. Hansel Tookes, founder of the IDEA Exchange, in Tallahassee.

Miller School Student Named to AMA Student Bioethics Committee

Belén Mora Garijo, a second-year student at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, was recently appointed to a national position on the Bioethics & Humanities Committee of the American Medical Association’s Medical Student Section. “I am passionate about the ethical and moral dimension inherent in the practice of medicine, and look forward to making the most out of this learning opportunity,” said Mora.

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L-r, back row: Michael Dockery, M.D., Madhav Thambisetty, M.D., Ph.D., Richard Isaacson, M.D., Gene Ryerson, M.D., and Amy Porter. L-r, front row: Dean Henri R. Ford, M.D., MHA, Ralph Sacco, M.D., MS, Tatjana Rundek, M.D., Ph.D., Lee Dockery, M.D., Melanie Cianciotto, President Julio Frenk

Dr. Tatjana Rundek Awarded the Evelyn F. McKnight Endowed Chair for Learning and Memory in Aging

At a ceremony before many of the nation’s most prominent neurologists, renowned researcher, epidemiologist, mentor, and educator Tatjana Rundek, M.D., Ph.D., formally became the holder of the Evelyn F. McKnight Endowed Chair for Learning and Memory in Aging.

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From left: Luis Garcia-Chacon, M.D., team coach, assistant professor of pediatrics; Josef Newman, M.D., PGY-3, pediatrics; Barry Gelman, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics, associate chair for education; Partha Chakraborty, M.D., PGY-2, pediatrics; Abhishek Chakraborty, PGY-3, pediatrics; Antoinette Wannes-Daou, M.D., PGY-2, pediatrics; and Judy Schaechter, M.D., MBA, professor and chair, Department of Pediatrics.

University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center Residents Win Meconium Cup

Pediatric residents from three outstanding Florida residency programs, including Holtz Children’s Hospital at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center, squared off November 4 in Orlando, at the annual James W. Bass Pediatric Bowl, nicknamed “The Meconium Cup,” the world’s premier pediatric trivia contest.

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From left: Jose Castro, M.D., Sendy Puerto, Annie Salvarrey, Lisa Rohn, Vivian Pastrana, Dushyantha T. Jayaweera, M.D., and Tom Tanner.

Infectious Disease Research Unit in the Spotlight

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Infectious Disease Research Unit at UM/Jackson Memorial Hospital CRS has been recognized for its outstanding performance as a clinical research site in the Randomized Trial to Prevent Vascular Events in HIV (REPRIEVE).

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