Dr. Michael J. Paidas
Michael J. Paidas, M.D., professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences and vice chair of obstetrics at Yale University School of Medicine, has been named chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and UHealth.
Dr. Paidas brings a wide range of exceptional accomplishment in patient care, translational research, clinical trial experience and education to Miami, Edward Abraham, M.D., Executive Vice President for Health Affairs and CEO of UHealth, said in announcing the appointment.
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A team from Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Centers Clinical Research Services and Sylvester administration recently shared their best practices and key insights with leading academic medical centers across the nation. Overall, the Sylvester professionals showcased 10 posters at the Association of American Cancer Institutes annual Clinical Research Initiative conference. Sylvester displayed more posters than any other center.
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Physician, heal thyself. The biblical admonition to keep your own house in order has taken on new meaning as graduate medical programs across the country implement changes in their training to help residents maximize their own health, as well as that of their patients. A novel burnout-prevention program is helping family medicine residents improve work-life balance and patient care.
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For volunteers from the Miller School of Medicine Department of Physical Therapy, Adaptive Beach Days are about fun, sun, water and helping dreams come true. For the past three years, on the first and third Sundays in April to November, a segment of Miami Beach has become the launching point for a gathering of people with special needs, Sabrina Cohen Foundation staff, and a dedicated mix of exuberant volunteers.
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A team of scientists from the Miller School of Medicine and College of Engineering are poised to begin developing a novel, long-lasting treatment for meniscus tear repair in injured knees. The Miller School investigators participating in the research project are Thomas Best, M.D., Ph.D., professor of orthopaedics and biomedical engineering, and Michael Baraga, M.D., associate professor of clinical orthopaedics.
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Many minorities face higher cancer death rates. They receive cancer screenings less frequently, so that when cancer is diagnosed, it is often at a more advanced and less easily treatable stage. Gilberto Lopes Jr., M.D., M.B.A., associate director of global oncology at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, is working to bridge disparity gaps and differences in care globally.
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