In the News-March 2023

March 15, 2023FIU College of Medicine, Baptist Health, University Credit Union and That’s Community NewsMiami’s Community Newspapers March 14, 2023Grant Miller & Community Newspapers Host Breakfast at CasaCuba featuring guest speaker Dr. Juan Cendan, FIU Dean of MedicineMiami’s Community Newspapers March 1, 2023Lipella Pharmaceuticals Announces Creation of Oral Health Scientific Advisory BoardDr. Alessandro VillaCision

Gold Humanism Honor Society Induction Ceremony

Sixteen medical students and two faculty members are being recognized for their dedication to service and humanism by being inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. The induction ceremony took place on February 21 on FIU’s main campus. Gold Foundation co-founder Sandra Gold was a special guest at the event. She and her late husband, Dr. […]

HWCOM In The News- February 2023

February 22, 2023Gold Humanism Honor Society Induction CeremonyHWCOM News February 21, 2023The Vital HumanitiesIssues in Science and Technology February 13, 2023The Michael And Dianne Bienes Comprehensive Cancer Center At Holy Cross Health Appoints Michel Velez, M.D.CityBiz February 10, 2023College of Medicine celebrates success in early residency matchesFIU News

“The Wolf”

Juan C. Alvarez, Jr., is a third-year medical student at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. Here, Juan shares an important lesson for health care professionals dealing with a patient who often “cries wolf.” Juan’s narrative first appeared in Reflective MedEd.  Aesop was a Greek slave and storyteller from the 600s BCE who is accredited with the authorship […]

HWCOM In The News-January 2023

January 31, 2023DeSantis probe reveals steep DEI expenses for Florida medical schools to receive accreditationCampus Reform January 23, 2023New discovery leads the way to reverse osteoporosis — with a pillAlexander Agoulnik, Maria Esteban LopezFIU NewsFree Cancer Screening InformationLinda Fenner 3D Mobile Mammography January 19, 2023Q&A: Barbra Roller, Ph.D., Director of the Graduate Certificate Program […]

HWCOM In The News-December 2022

December 27, 2022FIU researchers have moved a step closer to producing synthetic arsenic-based drugsBarry Rosen, Ph.D., Masafumi Yoshinaga, Ph.D.Bio-IT World December 20, 2022As nights grow hotter in Miami-Dade, experts say cooler homes are the answerDr. Cheryl HolderMiami Herald December 19, 2022Researchers patent synthetic antibioticBarry Rosen, Ph.D., Masafumi Yoshinaga, Ph.D.Bionity December 17, 2022Florida International University researchers […]

Junquera named interim chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Dr. Patricia Junquera has been selected to head the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health as interim chair. She had been serving as the department’s vice chair of Clinical Services and director of Multidisciplinary Education. Junquera is a board-certified psychiatrist with over 15 years of experience in anxiety, mood disorders, substance use disorders, psychiatric emergencies, […]

HWCOM In The News- November 2022

November 29, 2022FIU Alumnus gift benefits College of Medicine and Ferré InstituteMiami’s Community News November 28, 2022Junquera named interim chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral HealthHWCOM News November 22, 2022Alumnus gift benefits College of Medicine and Ferré InstituteFIU News November 18, 2022FIU to offer free mammogramsSouth Dade News Leader November 16, 2022Patients suffering with hard-to-treat depression may […]

The Ethical Dilemma of Following Your Instincts

Medical student Allison Chin portrait in business suit looking straight at the camera.
Allison Chin is a fourth-year medical student at the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. Here, Allison shares an important takeaway from one of her clinical rotations. Allison’s narrative was first published by in-Training, an online peer-reviewed publication for medical students. During the last week of my clinical rotation in Family Medicine, my attending advised […]

HWCOM In The News-October 2022

October 31, 2022Two South Florida philanthropists, one an alumnus, present gifts to support Ferré Institute (and HWCOM)FIU News October 26 2022Children’s Diagnostic Treatment Center names Andrew Schultz to Board of DirectorsSouth Florida Hospital News & Healthcare Report October 23, 2022Free Mammogram Screenings Are Available in City of Miami’s District 5Patch October 20, 2022FIU College of […]