Latest NewsStudent Wellness Week Kicks Off with Paws That Refreshes
Learning to be a doctor can be to put it mildly stressful. Medical students face unrelenting pressure with so much to learn, intense competition, long days, and sleepless nights fueled by fast food and cafecitos.
At the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Student Wellness Week aims to equip future doctors with coping strategies for the stress and self-doubt they encounter during four grueling years of medical school. Organized by the Wellness Advisory Council, which is chaired by Andrew Stine-Rowe, a third-year M.D./MPH student, and Madeline Cohen, a second-year M.D. student, Student Wellness Week is now in its second year. It kicked off December 3 with an hour-long pet therapy session in the Student Lounge of the Rosenstiel Medical Sciences Building.
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When it comes to the chances of developing Alzheimers disease, what is it that makes the same DNA change or allele (a specific version of a gene) very risky for some people, but less so for others? Thats the question scientists at the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics in the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine were determined to answer.
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Once Latin Americas wealthiest nation, Venezuela is now an economic and political shell of its former self. As Venezuelans continue their mass exodus for survival, newly published research by a public health researcher and developmental psychologist at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, reveals surprising news about this populations levels of self-reported stress in their new homelands.
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The Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is helping law enforcement agencies and medical responders save lives during active shooter emergencies.
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Nanette Vega, executive director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, was honored recently with the NASPA FL 2018 Mid-Level Professional of the Year Award.
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A research team led by members of the Division of Pediatric Nephrology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has reported novel mechanisms targeted by activated vitamin D resulting in clinical attenuation of cardiac hypertrophy. The study was published in the American Journal of Hypertension in October.
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