Women comprise 58 percent of the Miller School's current first-year class.

Miller School Recognizes Women in Medicine Month

Each September, the Women Physicians Section of the American Medical Association celebrates Women in Medicine Month to honor physicians who have offered their time, wisdom and support to advance the careers of women in medicine. β€œIt is important to recognize the vital β€” and growing β€” role that women physicians play at the Miller School of Medicine,” said Henri R. Ford, M.D., MHA, dean and chief academic officer.

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Feng Gong, Ph.D., enjoys the interactive aspects of teaching M.D. and M.D./MPH students and training residents.

Miller School Professors Recognized for Promoting Positive Learning Environment in PULSE 360 Survey

In all, 33 Miller School professors received high scores for promoting a positive learning environment in the first PULSE 360 Survey for Faculty-Learner Engagement. The survey was performed by the Physicians Development Program Inc., an independent organization, to allow comparison to national data and to assure anonymous feedback to individual faculty members.

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PiBS faculty and incoming students enjoy a spirited start to the new academic year.

New Ph.D. Students Begin Their Miller School Journey

The Ph.D. Programs in Biomedical Sciences (PiBS) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine held its New Graduate Student Orientation and White Coat Ceremony on August 13. The 39 new students learned about the support they will receive from faculty and mentors, and their access to collaborative groundbreaking research in labs, classrooms, workshops, student groups and professional development for career advancement.

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Gaetano Ciancio, M.D., M.B.A., standing in the entrance to the operating room named in his honor.

Dr. Gaetano Ciancio is Honored with Named Operating Room in Buenos Aires

Many patients undergoing lifesaving surgeries at the first institute in Latin America dedicated to organ transplantation will be wheeled into an operating room named for a renowned transplant surgeon from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and the Miami Transplant Institute at UM/Jackson Memorial Hospital.

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Camillo Ricordi, M.D.

New Study Explores Effects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Vitamin D in Type 1 Diabetes

Scientists from the Diabetes Research Institute are launching a new clinical trial that will assess the impact of high-dose omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D supplementation on halting the progression of type 1 diabetes. The study will compare the effects of the proposed intervention in children and adults newly diagnosed and in those with longer-standing type 1 diabetes to evaluate any benefit of early and late interventions.

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