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Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., speaks with medical students about their future.

Miller School Again Named Second-Most-Affordable Private Allopathic Medical School

Once again, the Miller School of Medicine has made the top tier of the “Most Affordable Medical Schools’ rankings published by U.S. News & World Report. Among private allopathic medical schools, which grant M.D. degrees, the Miller School, at $42,610 for annual costs, is second only to Baylor College of Medicine in the 2016 rankings.

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From left, Savita Pahwa, M.D., Margaret A. Fischl, M.D., Robert C. Gallo, M.D., Mario Stevenson, Ph.D.

CFAR Symposium Explores New Frontiers of HIV Research and Therapies

The 11th annual Miami CFAR Symposium, “Confronting HIV and Its Complications,” drew nearly 200 clinicians, researchers, educators, students and pharmaceutical company representatives to hear some of the world’s leading experts present the most current information available on HIV research and therapies.

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Marlon Wong, D.P.T.

Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Receives Accreditation

The University of Miami Orthopedic Residency in Physical Therapy has received prestigious accreditation by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education.

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From left, Joan St. Onge, M.D., Heidi Allespach, Ph.D., Yvonne M. Diaz, M.D., Halcyon M. Quinn.

Miller School Launches Pioneering Program for First-Year Residents

In a single week last August in New York City, two first-year residents, in different programs and in separate incidents, jumped to their deaths. What could have happened, just three months after their triumphant graduation from medical school, that would have made them want to take their lives? We may never know, but a likely contributing factor is a syndrome called burnout.

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Judy Schaechter, M.D., M.B.A.

Editorial in Pediatrics Sheds Light on Adolescent Firearm Violence

More than 32,000 fatal and 84,000 nonfatal shootings occurred in the United States in 2013, and among those were 48 children aged 19 or younger each day. Those numbers set the tone for the editorial “Prevent Youth Assault by Assaulting Firearm Violence” written by Judy Schaechter, M.D., M.B.A., for the April issue of Pediatrics.

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