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Lessons from Doctors That Saved Orlando Shooting Victims

  Summer 2016 has been violent indeed. Victims of the shooting attack at an LGBT nightclub in Orlando back in June dominated the news, and those that survived did so thanks to incredible doctors. When tragedy strikes in America, the healthcare community needs to be prepared. What can medical students do to learn how to handle catastrophic events in their future careers? Doctors working the emergency room at Orlando Regional Medical Center helped save many

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3 Students Honored at UMHS Student Clinician Ceremony- Spring 2016

Three students were honored with awards at the UMHS Student Clinician Ceremony, held on Friday, August 5, 2016 at the Marriott Hotel in St. Kitts. The banquet featured keynote speakers, dinner, the awards ceremony and a night of dancing. The UMHS Endeavour takes a look at the winners. The envelope, please. Dr. Robert Ross Scholar Award:  Shane O’Toole received this award, given to the top student by academic rank UMHS Student Physician Award: James McNevin

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‘Netter’s Atlas of Neuroscience, 3rd Edition’ Receives Award of Merit by Association of Medical Illustrators

Netter’s Atlas of Neuroscience, 3rd edition—one of the textbooks used at UMHS–has been honored by a major medical illustration association. Netter’s Atlas of Neuroscience, 3rd edition (published by Elsevier), authored by David L. Felten, M.D., Ph.D. (UMHS, Associate Dean of Clinical Sciences), M. Kerry O’Banion, M.D., Ph.D. (Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Director of the Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Rochester School of Medicine), and Mary E. Maida, Ph.D. (Adjunct Professor of Neurobiology and

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UMHS Graduate Dr. Lara Gizzi on Family Medicine Residency in Canada

UMHS graduate Dr. Lara Gizzi took time from her hectic schedule–juggling duties as a Family Medicine resident at the University of Ottawa in Canada, research projects, exams and a work lifestyle she describes as an “absolute whirlwind”–to speak to the UMHS Endeavour. We were especially interested in speaking to Dr. Gizzi because she has a unique perspective on working in medicine in Canada. Dr. Gizzi initially met with Michelle Peres, UMHS VP of Enrollment Management,

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