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Dean Goldschmidt Leads 2015 Miami Heart and Stroke Ball toward $1 Million Record 05.19.2015

Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean of the Miller School of Medicine, and CEO of UHealth, chaired the 2015 American Heart Association’s Miami Heart and Stroke Ball, which took place on Saturday, May 16, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Brickell.

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S. Florida-Based Pap Corps Raises $3.6 Million for Research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center 05.19.2015

The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research, a South Florida-based grassroots organization, has awarded Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine a $3.6 million gift to advance research in precision cancer medicine at Sylvester, South Florida’s only Cancer Center of Excellence.

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Miller School Students Stand Out at American Medical Women’s Association National Conference 05.19.2015

Students and faculty members from the Miller School of Medicine joined their peers at the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) National Conference held in Chicago April 23-26. The centennial meeting gathered physicians, leaders and health care professionals from around the world in the city where the AMWA was founded nearly 100 years ago.

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Bascom Palmer’s Dr. Steven J. Gedde Receives Dr. John G. Clarkson Chair 05.19.2015

At a ceremony before his family, colleagues, Miller School of Medicine and University leadership, Steven J. Gedde, M.D., professor of ophthalmology, was formally presented with the Dr. John G. Clarkson Endowed Chair in Medical Education at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute to support medical education.

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Geriatric Patient Functional Independence and Recovery Increased with Interdisciplinary Model 05.19.2015

David S. Kushner, M.D., clinical associate professor, and Doug Johnson-Greene, Ph.D., professor and Associate Vice Chair, both of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, have completed an observational study on use of the Siebens Domain Management Model (SDMM) in health care management of geriatric patients during inpatient rehabilitation.

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Holocaust Survivor and Professor Shares Message of Courage at alex’s place 05.19.2015

Peter Tarjan, Ph.D., has always had a special empathy for kids in need. He has combined that passion with a favorite hobby – making brightly colored flowers out of old hubcaps, golf balls, bottle caps and sprinkler pipes.

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First Annual Research and Innovations in Medical Education Poster Reception, May 20 05.19.2015

The Academy of Medical Educators of the Miller School of Medicine is hosting its first annual Research and Innovations in Medical Education Poster Reception from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, at Calder Medical Library.

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Miller School Tops $1 Billion Momentum2 Campaign Goal with $50 Million Gift 05.19.2015

Capping off University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala’s last commencement ceremony on May 9, Stuart Miller, chair of UM’s Board of Trustees and of the UM Miller School of Medicine Momentum2 campaign, announced a “breakthrough” gift of $55 million.

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Simulation Society Honors Dr. Michael Gordon with its Pioneer Award 05.19.2015

Michael S. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D., the founder and director emeritus of the Michael S. Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education, was honored this year with The Society for Simulation in Healthcare’s prestigious and second ever Pioneer in Healthcare Simulation Award.

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Miller School Tops $1 Billion Momentum2 Campaign Goal with $50 Million Gift 05.18.2015

Capping off University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala’s last commencement ceremony on May 9, Stuart Miller, chair of UM’s Board of Trustees and of the UM Miller School of Medicine Momentum2 campaign, announced a “breakthrough” gift of $55 million. The gift from longtime UM supporters, the Miller family, was greeted with cheers by the medical school graduates, faculty, families and friends.

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