News : 2013 : June

Gerard A. Kaiser, M.D.

Gerard Kaiser Remembered as Groundbreaking Surgeon and UM/Jackson Leader

Pioneering pediatric heart surgeon and former Senior Associate Dean of the Miller School Gerard A. Kaiser, M.D., died June 28 at the age of 80. Surrounded by his family, Kaiser passed away peacefully at Jackson Memorial Hospital, a place that he loved and championed since joining the University of Miami as chief of cardiothoracic surgery in 1971.

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Enrique Ginzburg, M.D., left, and emergency responders load a patient onto a truck headed to UM’s field hospital in Haiti, after the devastating 2010 earthquake.

Enrique Ginzburg, M.D., Appointed to the Florida Board of Medicine

Enrique Ginzburg, M.D., professor of surgery, has been appointed by Governor Rick Scott to serve as a member of the Florida Board of Medicine. Joining another UM faculty member on the board, he will serve a three-year term on the quasi-judicial panel responsible for disciplining physicians. A veteran trauma surgeon, Ginzburg also serves as Chief of Surgery at University of Miami Hospital.

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