News : 2018

Young Alumnus Finds Entrepreneurial Spirit

Benjamin R. Wang, M.D., Class of 2011, chose a different path than many of his classmates after graduating from medical school. Instead of residency, the California physician chose the entrepreneurial route. He’s now running a medical start-up company focused on developing and commercializing infection control respiratory devices that are both safer and more comfortable for mechanically ventilated patients.

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Ragen S. Elterman and Roy D. Elterman, M.D. ’74

Feeling Good about Giving Back

Four years after creating new scholarships, Roy D. Elterman, M.D. ’74, reflects on his decision to help those following in his footsteps.

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Isabella Ferre,, M.D. candidate, Class of 2022, tries on her new Miller School-branded stethoscope.

Miller School’s Incoming Class Welcomed with Stethoscopes

Only hours into her orientation at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Isabella Ferre was thrilled to receive one of the most recognized symbols of the medical profession. The first-year medical student took the brand-new stethoscope out of the box that sat before her, and reflected on what it meant to wear the iconic medical device.

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Mentors Help Medical Students Focus in on a Specialty

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Gerald Pinnas, M.D. ’64, Medical Alumni Association Board Member, Passes Away

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Catching up with Jessica L. Smith, M.D. '02

After graduating from the Miller School, Smith completed her emergency medicine training at Boston Medical Center and joined Brown University in 2006 as part of the emergency medicine faculty.

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Get to know Sarah Sukkar, M.D. Candidate, Class of 2020

Sukkar, a recipient of the John K. Robinson Endowed Scholarship, is focused on transforming her love of children into a career in pediatrics.

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From left, Edward Abraham, M.D., Carl Alving, M.D., and Alberto A. Mitrani, M.D.

Miller School Graduates Reconnect at Medical Alumni Weekend

Hundreds of University of Miami medical alumni from around the country flocked to South Florida recently for a weekend of reunions, celebrations, and seminars — all part of the Miller School of Medicine’s Medical Alumni Weekend 2018. The annual event, held March 2-3, celebrated the school with two days of activities that enabled former classmates to reconnect and learn about recent advances at the Miller School.

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Medical Alumni Weekend a Success

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