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The Lennar Foundation Medical Center Opens to First Patients

The Lennar Foundation Medical Center.

The Lennar Foundation Medical Center.

The first patients — nearly 150 of them — walked through the front door of The Lennar Foundation Medical Center on Monday, December 5, entering a spectacular new facility and a spectacular new world of health care.

The many months of preparation and the extraordinary support of The Lennar Foundation began paying off as the University of Miami Health System opened this model for future health care delivery — a conveniently located facility where patients are treated as individuals with a superior patient experience and transformational medical care.

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DOCS Debuts New Electronic Medical Record Platform at Health Fair

The student-run Mitchell Wolfson Sr. Department of Community Service (DOCS) program debuted its new electronic medical record platform using the REDCap system at the Little Haiti Health Fair. Joshua Kronenfeld, executive director of DOCS, said changing from the paper records used successfully for 40 years was not easy, but it has significantly improved patient care.

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Stephen N. Symes, M.D.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement Creates a Vision for the Miller School Workforce

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Dean’s Diversity Council has created a diversity and inclusion statement that outlines the school’s values and goals and is designed to be used as a guide for departments, centers and other units of the school.

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Kenneth W. Goodman, Ph.D.

Dr. Kenneth W. Goodman Explores Issues of Ethics, Medicine and IT in New Book

Big data and electronic health records are transforming the practice of medicine and advancing public health in ways that could not have been imagined just a few years ago. Along with these advances come a number of complex issues, obstacles and ethics questions that Kenneth W. Goodman, Ph.D., considers in his new book "Ethics, Medicine, and Information Technology: Intelligent Machines and the Transformation of Health Care."

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Laurence B. Gardner, M.D.

Dean Laurence B. Gardner presents ’Cane Academy to AAMC Council of Deans

Laurence B. Gardner, M.D., interim Dean of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, presented the innovative ’Cane Academy program to the national Council of Deans at the annual meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges in Seattle. “This represents a strategy for actively engaging students in their own learning and holding them accountable for mastery of the material prior to the ‘classroom’ exercises,”

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Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Charles B. Nemeroff Receives Julius Axelrod Mentorship Award

Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D., Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, has received the 2016 Julius Axelrod Mentorship Award from the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. The award was presented on December 5 during the President’s Plenary Session at the organization’s annual meeting in Hollywood, Florida.

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