News : 2015 : March

From left, Ben Silver, Shannon Glenn, Reshma Muppala and Deepa Luka enjoy gelato pops at the Medical Alumni Association Ice Cream Social.

Ice Cream Social Provides a Taste of Medical Alumni Association Support

After crunching her way through a handcrafted strawberry gelato bar, coated with semi-sweet chocolate and crumbled Oreo cookies, fourth-year medical student Catherine Gordon sang the praises of the second annual ice cream social, which was hosted recently by the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Medical Alumni Association (MAA).

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The donors and scholars at the March 7 luncheon, which was a part of Medical Alumni Weekend.

Donors and Grateful Scholars Meet at Luncheon

For Miller School medical student Cameron Pole, the Paul J. DiMare Medical Scholarship was a major factor in his decision to come to the University of Miami. Without it, the third-year student, who is specializing in ophthalmology, would have incurred major debt. Recently, Pole was glad to have the opportunity to deliver a face-to-face “thank you” to the donor who made his Miller School education possible.

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From left, Alberto Mitrani, M.D., Aileen Marty, M.D., and Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D.

Memories and Merrymaking Highlight Miller School Medical Alumni Weekend

Medical alumni from around the country mingled, reconnected, and reminisced on the Miller School of Medicine campus and at the Biltmore Hotel this past weekend for Medical Alumni Weekend 2015. The annual event celebrated the medical school with three days of activities that ushered in a new generation of UM physicians, shared recent advances in research and patient care, and brought together former classmates.

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