The stethoscope is one of the most enduring symbols of the medical profession. To the patient, it signifies trust, compassion and hope. For those who have the privilege to wear one, it embodies knowledge, dedication and care.
University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala congratulated the Miller School of Medicine’s Class of 2015 in what was her final commencement address. In turn, the 196 Miller School graduates receiving their medical degrees each gave Shalala a big hug after being hooded at the ceremony at the BankUnited Center Saturday evening.