News : 2017

Jeremy Freedman, M.D. candidate, Class of 2019, and his new Miller-branded stethoscope.

Help Support Stethoscopes for Students

As a medical student, husband, and father, Jeremy Freedman frequently finds himself short of time and money. So when the University of Miami Miller School Medical Alumni Association (MAA) surprised him with his very own stethoscope as part of its “Stethoscopes for Students” initiative, Freedman recognized it as the precious gift that it was. “It is such an incredibly warm way to start my medical career,” he said.

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Annual Luncheon Brings Donors and Scholars Together

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Dr. Sanders tours the Miller Medical campus with fourth year med student, David Faber.

George L. Sanders, M.D. ’69, honored as a UTrailblazer

When George L. Sanders, M.D. ’69, came to South Florida to study at the University of Miami School of Medicine in 1965, the shadow of racism was never far away. The school’s only African-American student at the time, he was refused admittance to most of the medical societies, and he was once barred from entering an apartment complex where his classmates had arranged a study session.

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Patrick Staropoli, M.D. Candidate, Class of 2017

Student Spotlight - Patrick Staropoli, M.D. Candidate, Class of 2017

The 27-year old Miller School of Medicine student, who earned his undergraduate degree at Harvard, is on the fast track toward a medical degree and a career as a professional race car driver. Read more about how he is finding success in both areas

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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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