Only a short time into his first year at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Jeremy Freedman considers himself lucky to have already earned one of the most recognized symbols of the medical profession. The 31-year-old from Miami was recently given his very first stethoscope, courtesy of a new initiative created by the School’s Medical Alumni Association called “Stethoscopes for Students.”
Medical alumna Elana M. Oberstein, M.D., M.P.H. ’01, is a rheumatologist in private practice in South Florida who recently expanded her medical career into the growing field of software development and electronic medical records. Her goal is to help physicians learn from one another and be able to virtually share ideas.