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.
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.
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."
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,”
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.