In the News–April 2024

April 10, 2024Diagnosis for 4.10.24 — Checking the pulse of Florida health care news and policyFlorida Politics April 9, 2024Claudia Garcia, MD joins Baptist Health Primary CareSouth Florida Hospital News & Healthcare Report April 8, 2024Meet the 2024 winners of the Robert Kemper Award for Professionalism in MedicineIslander News April 4, 2024Jumping: From Between Two […]

Match Day 2024

The countdown reached zero, streamer cannons erupted, and the long-awaited moment arrived. FIU medical students opened the envelopes, hoping for a perfect match.  Match Day is a significant event for medical students, symbolizing the culmination of years of hard work and dedication. It’s a day filled with excitement, nervousness, and anticipation as students learn the residency […]

In the News–March 2024

March 28, 2024Baptist Health, FIU’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Partner in New Clinical Trial That Could Revolutionize Care for Alzheimer’s PatientsBaptist Health March 21, 2024Florida’s COVID-19 class of future physicians meet their matchFlorida Politics March 20, 2024FIU’s standing in Florida education rises as its enrollment growsMiami Herald March 19, 2024Match Day 2024HWCOM News March […]

A Letter to Pipo

In a heartfelt letter to her late grandfather, Pipo, M3 Natalie Mesa shares the impact of Pipo’s health journey on the way she approaches patients during clinical rotations. Natalie’s narrative is a powerful reminder of the importance of enhancing patient care by recognizing that each patient is a parent, grandparent, or cherished loved one. This essay first […]

2024 Gold Humanism Honor Society Induction

Twenty medical students and two faculty members have joined the esteemed ranks of the 𝗚𝗼𝗹𝗱 𝗛𝘂𝗺𝗮𝗻𝗶𝘀𝗺 𝗛𝗼𝗻𝗼𝗿 𝗦𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗲𝘁𝘆 in recognition of their commitment to compassionate care. Gold Foundation co-founder Sandra Gold paid a special visit, sharing heartfelt stories of exceptional humanism in health care. She and her late husband, Dr. Arnold Gold, a world-renowned pediatric neurologist, […]

Naomi D. Nixon joins FIU Medicine as head of Development

As the new associate dean for Development at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Naomi D. Nixon, will oversee the college’s fundraising, donor stewardship, and alumni engagement. Nixon’s appointment comes at a pivotal time for the College of Medicine, which recently partnered with Baptist Health in a transformative alliance that will enhance medical education, research, […]

Navigating Cultural Sensitivities and Trust in Healthcare: A Personal Encounter in Family Medicine

Skepticism of health care is often common in vulnerable populations. M3 Lauren Offield shares her encounter with an elderly patient skeptical of a cancer diagnosis due to past health care letdowns–and reminds future physicians to recognize systemic challenges and understand patients holistically. This article first appeared in in-Training, an online publication for and by medical […]

In the News–February 2024

February 19, 2023A Letter to PipoNatalie Mesain-Training February 13, 2024CHRISTOPHER SENKOWSKI, M.D., FACS, NAMED DIRECTOR OF GENERAL SURGERY RESIDENCY PROGRAM AT BAPTIST HEALTHSouth Florida Hospital News February 1, 2024Suicide has reached epidemic proportions in the US − yet medical students still don’t receive adequate training to treat suicidal patientsRodolfo Bonnin, Nathaly Desmarais, Leonard GralnikThe ConversationFIU News […]

In the News– January 2024

January 31, 2024EDI in Action: FIU Improving Access for Patients with DisabilitiesDr. Susan SolmanPA Education Association January 30, 2024Medical students often ill-equipped to help suicidal patientsRodolfo Bonnin, Nathaly Desmarais, Leonard GralnikWashington Post January 26, 2024Penumbra addresses limitations of ACS management strategyDr. James BenenatiHealthcare Digital January 25, 2024What patients and students should know about new FIU-Baptist […]