From left, Alfred Sanchez, president of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Stephen D. Nimer, and Felipe F. Basulto, chair of the Greater Miami Chamber.

Sylvester Receives Trailblazer Award from Miami Chamber


The Mary Brickell Trailblazer Award, named after one of Miami’s founders, is given by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce to those at the forefront of achieving something significant, a leader in their field. On August 7 that award was presented to Director Stephen D. Nimer, M.D., on behalf of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Robert J. Myerburg, M.D.

Dr. Robert J. Myerburg Reflects on Career in Electrophysiology


When Robert J. Myerburg, M.D. joined the University of Miami faculty in 1970, the field of cardiac electrophysiology was entering an exciting new era. “Being able to record the electrical activity inside the human heart was the turning point in diagnosing, treating and preventing dangerous arrhythmias,” said Dr. Myerburg.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Ranked No. 1 Again; UHealth ENT Jumps to No. 9


U.S. News & World Report has once again ranked Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami Health System as the nation’s best in ophthalmology in its 2019-2020 “Best Hospitals” rankings. This is the 18th time that Bascom Palmer has received the No. 1 ranking since the publication began surveying U.S. physicians for the rankings 30 years ago.