News : 2011 : July

From left, Nicholas Namias, M.D., M.B.A.; Louis R. Pizano, M.D, M.B.A.; Carlos Migoya, Jackson Health System CEO; and Carl I. Schulman, M.D., M.P.H., show off the Burn Center's certificate of verification.

University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Burn Center Receives Re-Verification

The Burn Center at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital has received re-verification by the American Burn Association and the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. This achievement recognizes the burn center’s dedication to providing compassionate, leading-edge care to patients.

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JFK Medical Center in Atlantis

New Surgical Residency Program Approved at Regional Campus

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has received approval for the first allopathic surgical residency program in Palm Beach County. The new five-year program at the University of Miami Regional Campus in Palm Beach County was approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and will be implemented in close collaboration with JFK Medical Center in Atlantis, where it will be based.

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Members of Team Precision show off their first-place trophy at the Life Alliance Organ Recovery Agency's first annual Fishing for Life Tournament.

Life Alliance's First Annual Fishing Tournament A Success

The Miller School’s Life Alliance Organ Recovery Agency raised more than $19,000 at its first annual Fishing for Life Tournament on Saturday, June 25. The charity event was designed to raise funds and awareness of the critical need for organ, eye and tissue donations for those awaiting the gift of life through transplantation in South Florida.

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Director James K. Loftus, right, shares the Miami-Dade Police Department's gratitude for the Ryder Trauma Center with, from left, Carlos Migoya, Jackson Health System CEO, Nicholas Namias, M.D., M.B.A., and Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D.

Miami-Dade Police Show Gratitude to Ryder Trauma Center

At a July 13 news conference at the UM/Jackson Ryder Trauma Center, Miami-Dade Police Director James K. Loftus expressed his department’s collective thanks to the venerable institution by presenting a certificate of appreciation to Miller School Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., Jackson Health System CEO Carlos Migoya, and Nicholas Namias, M.D., M.B.A., professor of surgery and medical director of trauma at Ryder.

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Rosetta Rolle Hylton, L.P.N.

Educator Helps Grieving Families Give the Gift of Life

Rosetta Rolle Hylton, L.P.N., spends her days turning tragedies into miracles. As the communications coordinator and designated requestor for the Life Alliance Organ Recovery Agency, she saves lives by asking families about to remove a loved one from life support to donate their organs and tissue so others may live.

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