Residency Program

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

The University of Miami is one of the nation’s top 50 research universities, and the Miller School ranks #1 in NIH awards among all Florida medical schools.

Serving more than five million people as the only academic medical center in South Florida, UHealth – University of Miami Health System Miller School of Medicine has earned international acclaim for research, clinical care, and biomedical innovations. Founded in 1952 as Florida’s first accredited medical school, the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine provides medical staff for the nationally renowned University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center and University of Miami Hospital. University of Miami Hospital is the flagship facility of UHealth, which also includes two additional University-owned hospitals: Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the top-ranked Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Our affiliated hospitals on the medical campus include Jackson Memorial Hospital, Holtz Children’s Hospital, and the Miami VA Medical Center.

Each year the medical school’s more than 1,500 faculty physicians have more than a million patient encounters in primary care and more than 100 medical specialties and sub-specialties. UHealth also has more than 8,200 employees. Bascom Palmer is ranked No. 1 in the nation in ophthalmology by U.S. News & World Report. Four other Miller School of Medicine specialties were also listed among the nation’s best: neurology and neurosurgery, ear, nose and throat, urology, and nephrology or kidney disorders.

Research is a top priority, with more than 1,500 ongoing projects funded by more than $200 million in external grants and contracts to UM faculty. The medical campus consists of nearly 68 acres within the 153-acre complex of the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center, including more than 500,000 square feet of research space with plans underway to build the UM Life Science Park, which will add an additional two million square feet of space adjacent to the medical campus. The UM Life Science Park will bring together academia and industry for collaboration in bioscience research innovation. The medical campus is also home to the following acclaimed medical facilities:

  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
  • Diabetes Research Institute
  • Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Miami Project to Cure Paralysis
  • University of Miami Ear Institute
  • Batchelor Children’s Research Institute.
  • Miami Transplant Institute
  • Comprehensive AIDS Program
  • John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics
  • Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute