As part of his ongoing trade mission in Israel, Governor Rick Scott recognized the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding yesterday between the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and the Israeli Trauma Society. This agreement continues the partnership between the Israeli Trauma Society and the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital which has provided training to approximately 90 percent of Israel trauma surgeons. To view the agreement, click HERE.
Governor Scott said, “Florida’s world-class education leaders are helping to train Israeli trauma surgeons and save lives, and I am proud to recognize the continued collaboration between the University of Miami and the Israeli Trauma Society today. I had the honor of witnessing the expansion of this program during my trip to Israel in 2011 and I look forward to many more years of success through this partnership.”
Governor Scott is currently leading a delegation of nearly 70 Florida business and education leaders on a trade mission in Israel to continue to build on Florida and Israel’s strong relationship. Florida’s economic development and trading partnership with Israel exceeds $286 million a year.