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Seated, from left, Enrique Ginzburg, M.D., Governor Rick Scott and Mauricio Lynn, M.D., with other participants at the signing.

Governor Scott Recognizes Agreement between Miller School and Israeli Trauma Society

During his recent trade mission in Israel, Governor Rick Scott recognized the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and the Israeli Trauma Society. The agreement strengthens the partnership between the Israeli Trauma Society and UM/Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center, which has provided training to 85 percent of Israel’s trauma surgeons.

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From left, Arash Bornak, M.D., Alberto J. Lopez, M.D., Rebekah Kramer, ARNP, Omaida C. Velazquez, M.D., Jorge Rey, M.D., Marwan R. Tabbara, M.D., Naixin Kang, M.D., and Stefan Kenel-Pierre, M.D.

New Limb Salvage and Vein Center Offers Comprehensive Vascular Care

South Florida patients with pain in the legs, feet or arms, swollen veins or other symptoms of peripheral artery disease can now receive specialized diagnosis and treatment at the new comprehensive Limb Salvage and Vein Center at UHealth Tower.

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A Research Plan for Pre-eminence

On October 7, nearly 100 members of the Miller School of Medicine faculty gathered for a retreat to put the final touches on a new strategic plan for research. Joining them, and offering his own thoughts, was Dean Edward Abraham, M.D., who sponsored the retreat and who, since taking charge, has quickly demonstrated a strong commitment to the school’s research mission.

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Study: AI Helps Identify Patients at High Risk for Repeat Penetrating Trauma

Artificial intelligence can help predict which patients with penetrating trauma are most likely to return with repeat injury in the future, a new study published online October 18 by JAMA Surgery reveals. Identifying people at higher risk could allow physicians to know when to take more aggressive preventive action.

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Tomas A. Salerno, M.D.

Iron Arrow Taps Five from Miller School of Medicine

With the telltale beating of a single drum and a tap on the shoulder with an iron arrow, members of the Iron Arrow Honor Society renewed one of the U’s greatest traditions during homecoming week. Marching across the Coral Gables and medical campuses in a solemn procession, they bestowed a leading University of Miami honor on 20 lucky recipients.

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