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Miller School of Medicine students pose with Laurence B. Gardner, M.D., MACP, and Alex Mechaber, M.D. ’94, at the 2017 Medical Education Donors and Scholars Luncheon at the Coral Gables Country Club.

Event Brings Donors and Scholars Together

The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine was Nikesh Doshi’s first choice for medical school, particularly after completing his undergraduate studies as a ’Cane. The third-year Miller School medical student, who is pursuing a career in internal medicine, says his education might not have been possible if not for the funding he received through the Jeannette Newton Scholarship,’94.

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From left, Alberto A. Mitrani, M.D., Eduardo J. de Marchena, M.D., and Laurence B. Gardner, M.D.

Hall of Fame Award, Banquet Highlight Medical Alumni Weekend 2017

During the annual celebration of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s alumni, internationally renowned cardiologist and longtime UM faculty member Eduardo J. de Marchena, M.D. ’80, was formally inducted as the 2017 recipient of the Medical Alumni Association’s Hall of Fame Award. The honor, one of the highlights of Medical Alumni Weekend 2017, was presented March 4.

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Sue Miller.

Susan Miller, Matriarch of the Miller Family, Passes Away

Susan “Sue” Miller, the matriarch of a family whose business and philanthropic enterprise has left an indelible mark on South Florida and, in particular, improved medical care, student life, and the study of Judaism at the University of Miami, died Thursday after a battle with cancer. She was 81.

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Dr. Sheldon 'Shelly' Zane

On behalf of the Medical Alumni Association (MAA), we offer our deepest condolences to the family of Sheldon Zane, M.D. ’59. A member of the fourth graduating class at the University of Miami School of Medicine, Zane passed away on Friday, August 26th after succumbing to an acute respiratory illness while on vacation in Iceland. He was 82 years old.

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Stethoscopes for Students” Program Welcomes Medical Students for a Second Year

Thanks to donations from our alumni and faculty, the Miller School’s Class of 2020 was surprised with a gift of one of the most enduring symbols of the medical profession. The “Stethoscopes for Students” program, run by the UM Medical Alumni Association (MAA), provided stethoscopes to all 196 incoming students as a way of welcoming them to the medical school.

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