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Miller School of Medicine Sets New Record in NIH Research Grant Funding

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine received a record $133.5 million in research grants from the National Institutes of Health in Federal Fiscal Year 2018 — a $12.8 million increase over the school’s FFY 2017 total, raising the school another point to No. 40 of 147 institutions in the national rankings.

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From left, David Kushner, M.D., trooper Carlos Rosario, and Carl I. Schulman, M.D., Ph.D.

UHealth Teamwork Brings Injured State Trooper Back from the Brink and Readies Him for Return to Duty

When the Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue helicopter touched down on the roof of Ryder Trauma Center at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital on January 9, a trauma team was waiting. As its doors opened, however, the team didn’t rush forward to help speed a patient to the advanced emergency treatment offered on the floors below. Instead, they clapped and cheered.

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Joseph Lamelas, M.D., UHealth’s new chief of cardiothoracic surgery, spoke about minimally invasive mitral valve surgery.

Leading Researchers Outline Advances in Treating Heart Disease at Miami Valves 2019

New biomedical devices and advances in cardiac procedures are improving outcomes for patients with heart disease, according to leading researchers and clinicians at Miami Valves 2019, an annual international conference hosted by the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine January 30 to February 2 at the InterContinental Hotel.

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Dean Henri R. Ford with Major General R. Scott Dingle.

U.S. Army Honors Miller School for Contributions to Battlefield Medical Care

Representatives from the U.S. Army Trauma Training Detachment (ATTD) honored faculty and staff from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine at a ceremony held on the medical campus on January 31. For nearly 20 years, the Miller School’s two-week program has trained forward surgical teams before they are deployed to combat locations.

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Heidi Allespach, Ph.D., far right, conducting a wellness/stress management exercise with general surgery interns during their orientation.

Wellness Program Takes Aim at Surgeon Stress and Burnout

Arming surgical residents with the awareness, skills and permission they need to better manage stress in the workplace is the primary aim of a program entering its fourth year at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

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