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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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Nailah Adams, M.D., M.S.

Family Medicine Resident Receives National Honor from the American Academy of Family Physicians

Nailah Adams, M.D., M.S., was recently honored with the prestigious American Academy of Family Physicians/Bristol-Meyers Squibb Award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education.

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From left are Robert Schwartz, M.D., Miami-Dade School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall, Alberto Carvalho, Donna Shalala, Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., Miami-Dade School Board Member Marta Perez, Ph.D., Miami-Dade School Board Vice Chair Lawrence Feldman, Ph.D., and Dominique Saliba, M.D.

UHealth Celebrates Opening of Medical Center at Miami Jackson Senior High School

With the cutting of a green ribbon, UHealth – The University of Miami Health System and Miami-Dade County Public Schools celebrated a first-of-its-kind healthcare partnership. Dozens of people attended the September 16 ribbon cutting for the ceremonial opening of the UHealth Medical Center at Miami Jackson Senior High School, which is designed to provide accessible and affordable healthcare.

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