Miami CTSI


New Clinical Service to Provide UHealth Patients Access to Research Opportunities


Beginning in October, South Florida’s only academic medical system, UHealth — the University of Miami Health System, will take a major step in expanding the way its pioneering research touches the lives of patients. With the launch of the UHealth Consent-To-Contact Initiative, patients who come in for care will have a unique opportunity to take advantage of the many innovative therapies and treatments available through the health system.

Robert M. Califf, M.D.

FDA Commissioner Headlines Clinical Trials Symposium, September 14-15


Robert M. Califf, M.D., Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, will be the keynote speaker at a clinical trials symposium, “Improving Clinical Research in the Age of Precision Medicine,” September 14 and 15 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the University of Miami BankUnited Center on the Coral Gables campus. UM President Julio Frenk will deliver the welcome address.