Dr. Rothe receives national award in child and adolescent psychiatry

Dr. Eugenio Rothe, professor in the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, is being recognized nationally for his commitment and contributions to child and adolescent psychiatry. The American Psychiatric Association, the largest psychiatric association in the world, is honoring Rothe with its 2022 Agnes Purcell McGavin Award for Prevention. The […]

HWCOM In the News- November 2021

November 30, 20215 holiday budgeting tips for college studentsHWCOMHubBiz November 29, 2021The Silent TearsSamantha Rodriguez, M4in-Training November 26, 2021Omicron is ‘most worrisome variant we have seen so far,’ expert saysDr. Aileen MartyWPLG, Miami November 23, 2021University breaks fundraising record on Give Miami Day 10th anniversaryDr. Juan C. CendanFIU News November 22, 2021A year later, AMA […]

HWCOM’s 2021 FIU Faculty Convocation Award Winners

Five of our faculty members were honored this year with the 2021 FIU Faculty Convocation Award. The recipients were selected by the Faculty Senate Awards and Honorary Degree Committee in recognition of their “significant achievements” in teaching, librarianship, and service. Congratulations to the HWCOM honorees who are making a REAL difference. Excellence in TeachingFerdinand Gomez, […]

The “non-compliant” patient

The patient was labeled as “non-compliant.” But was he? And why? Fourth-year medical student Zoha Irfan shares an experience during a clinical rotation that taught her the importance of patient communication. This article first appeared in in-Training, an online publication for and by medical students. You never know what environment you are going to walk […]

In the News–September 2023

September 21, 2023AAMC-CDC vaccine confidence media tourDr. Eneida RoldanWLZL, Washington, D.C.Memorial opens primary care facility to serve northwest Miami-Dade residentsDr. Luis Santana LopezSouth Florida Hospital News & Healthcare Report September 20, 2023One of Broward’s public hospitals is opening a primary care center near HialeahDr. Luis Santana LopezMiami HeraldFaculty Senate Names New ChairDr. Noël BarengoPanther NowMemorial […]

Still Here

Second-year medical student Marthena Phan is living proof of the old adage, “If at first, you don’t succeed, try, try again.”Marthena is not shy about sharing her experience of repeating the first year of medical school. She embraces it– it made her “more confident, resilient, compassionate, and prepared to face challenges.” And she hopes it […]

In the News– August 2023

August 7, 2023Dade County Medical Association Announces 2023-2024 LeadershipDr. Carmel BarrauSouth Florida Hospital News & Healthcare ReportJuan Lopez, M.D., joins Baptist Health Miami Cardiac & Vascula Institute as medical cardiologistSouth Florida Hospital News & Healthcare ReportStill HereHWCOM News August 2, 2023FIU Medical School Initiates 121 Students, Making HistoryThe Floridian

In the News– July 2023

July 31, 2023White coat ceremony officially welcomes new medical studentsFIU News July 22, 2023I repeated a year of medical school and it gave me confidenceMedpage Today July 19, 2023Carmel Barrau, M.D., has taken the helm at Dade County Medical AssociationFlorida Politics July 18, 2023My experience with repeating a year of medical schoolKevinMD.com July 17, 2023Robot […]

In The News-June 2023

June 29, 2023Researchers discover new weapon against antibiotic resistance — it also fights malariaFIU NewsFIU Researcher appointed to Florida Biomedical Research Advisory CouncilStephen BlackFIU NewsResearchers discover new weapon against antibiotic resistance –it also fights malaria8NewsNow, Las Vegas June 26, 2023Wertheim College of Medicine researchers convene national biomanufacturing dialogueFIU News June 21, 2023Five latest advancements in […]

The new normal

Photo of medical student Brooke Schwartz wearing white coat and stethoscope.
The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency is over. But the virus still looms large as third-year medical student Brooke Schwartz experienced at a recent clinical rotation with a frail elderly patient. Brooke’s narrative first appeared in Reflective MedEd. I feel off this morning. My head feels heavy, and my throat is sore. I roll out of […]

In the News–May 2023

May 22, 2023As university rankings better reflect reality, FIU is rising to the top | OpinionMiami HeraldEvent raises funds for expansion of Baptist Health’s Doctor’s HospitalDr. John UribeMiami’s Community News May 18, 2023Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium: 2013-2022AMA May 17, 2023South Floridians honored for healing spirit, leadershipDr. Paula EckardtSouth Florida Hospital News May 11, […]

In the News–April 2023

April 29, 2023Facultad de Medicina de FIU se alía con Baptist Health: qué significa para pacientes, médicos y estudiantesEl Nuevo Herald April 27, 2023FIU medical school to partner with Baptist —what it means for patients, doctors, studentsMiami HeraldFIU in negotiations with Baptist Health for health care affiliationSouth Florida Business JournalBaptist Health-FIU Partnership Will ‘Dramatically Improve […]

FIU College of Medicine leaps in rankings for research funded by the NIH

Each year, the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (BRIMR) publishes a list of medical schools and the research funding they received from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) the prior year. The latest Blue Ridge Rankings report, for fiscal year 2022, is great news for the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. “I am […]