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UHealth/Holtz Ranked Among Best Children's Hospitals Nationally by U.S. News

Holtz Children’s Hospital at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center is among the nation’s top children’s hospitals, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2017-18 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. Holtz Children’s is ranked in three specialties this year: 25th in pediatric diabetes and endocrinology, 31st in pediatric nephrology, and 38th in pediatric gastroenterology and GI surgery.

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From left, Jackson resident Danielle Kramer, M.D., Carmen Tudela, M.D., Maternal Fetal Medicine at Jackson, Salih Yasin, M.D. (holding baby Janelle), Joy Miller and John Dorvil.

UHealth Doctors Save Mother and Unborn Baby after Life-Threatening Uterus Rupture

In the last week of April, the 33-year-old mom, who is a patient care tech at Jackson Memorial Long Term Care, started feeling unusual movements and kicks from her unborn baby.

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The Osher Center for Integrative Medicine offerings will include massage therapy, acupuncture, mind-body and nutrition classes, herbal remedies, and yoga, with the providers in one place.

Bernard Osher Gift to Establish Integrative Medicine Center

Thanks to the extraordinary philanthropy of Bernard Osher, the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine will soon be one of a select few institutions offering a unique and comprehensive center for evidence-based, integrative medicine. The Bernard Osher Foundation, founded in 1977, recently approved a $5 million endowment gift to create the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, along with a $500,000 current-use grant.

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Megan McSherry, an M.D. candidate in the Class of 2019, works with student Yisreala Turner.

Student-run ‘Debbie Project’ Celebrates Successful First Year

When Eric Gibbs, a second-year student at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, walks into one of the classrooms at the Debbie School, he’s often greeted by a gaggle of toddlers who love to playfully tackle him to the ground. “It’s generally the best part of my week,” said Gibbs, an M.D. candidate in the Class of 2019, who is going into pediatrics.

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Eugene Schiff, M.D., center with Lifetime Achievement Award, with, from left, Luis G. Chiappy, CFP, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF, Exec. VP, So. Fla. Branch of AXA Advisors, Alfred Sanchez, President & CEO of Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, and Chris Dudley, vice chair of the Chamber's Healthcare Committee.

Health Care Hero Dr. Eugene Schiff Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

The University of Miami Health System and Miller School of Medicine have enjoyed great success at the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Health Care Heroes awards. Eugene R. Schiff, M.D., received the AXA Advisors Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in hepatology.

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