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.
In preparation for the February visit by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) that will determine whether the Miller School of Medicine is granted reaccreditation, three executives from other medical schools will conduct a mock site visit at the Miller School this week to point out strengths, weaknesses, and possible solutions to any issues they observe.
Two University of Miami Miller School of Medicine M.D./M.P.H. students received national awards at the 2016 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Exposition in Denver. Jordan D. Stillman, a second-year M.D./M.P.H. student, won the best Student Poster Presentation Award by the American Public Health Association (APHA) Injury Control and Emergency Health Services Section.
Do you want to know what people are thinking? Learn the basics of successfully using Qualtrics, a University of Miami survey tool, on Wednesday, December 7, from 10 a.m. to noon, on the medical campus in the Calder Library basement, room 014, or on Monday, December 12, from 2 to 4 p.m., on the Coral Gables campus, in Gables One Tower, room 1100J.
The School of Business Administration’s next Executive MBA for Health Care Professionals class begins January 6, 2017. For more information contact Catherine Garrido at 305-284-3710 or email@example.com.
In apparently unprecedented presentations by a U.S. scholar, Sergio G. Litewka, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor of surgery and Director of International Programs for the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, delivered two lectures to Cuba’s National Coordination Center for Clinical Trials (CENCEC), the country’s leading organization for human subjects research.