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From left, Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., Eduardo J. de Marchena, M.D., E. Robert Schwartz, M.D., students Daphne Papathomas and Joshua Kronenfeld, Arthur Hertz, Jeri Wolfson, students Angelica Melillo Knickerbocker, Roy Elias and Ashley Taggart, Raysa Christodoulou, Amar R. Deshpande, M.D., Janet Konefal, Ph.D., and Ali Habashi.

Wolfson Foundation Gifts Inspire and Challenge Medical Students

The Mitchell Wolfson Sr. Foundation continues to focus on saving lives by supporting Miller School of Medicine students who provide health care to the underserved while gaining valuable learning experiences. Recently, checks representing a total of $609,000 in funding were presented to the Miller School of Medicine by Jeri Wolfson and Arthur Hertz, trustees of the Mitchell Wolfson Sr. Foundation.

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Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., left, with E. Robert Schwartz, M.D.

Celebration Marks 50 Years of Family Medicine

Fifty years of medical achievements and memories were celebrated recently, as the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Family Medicine and Community Health marked a milestone. More than 100 people gathered at the Life Science and Technology Park on November 12 to mark five decades since the department became the first academic family medicine department in the United States.

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E. Robert Schwartz, M.D.

Department of Family Medicine Celebrates Half-Century Milestone

A half-century after becoming the first academic family medicine department in the United States, the Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Family Medicine and Community Health is taking time to reminisce and celebrate its groundbreaking accomplishments. A 50th Anniversary Celebration Reception will be held November 12, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Life Science & Technology Park, located at 1951 NW 7th Avenue in Miami.

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