Latest College of Medicine News

Dr. Verduin Receives Second Prestigious Fellowship In A Year - 03/30/2015

Dr. Marcy Verduin, the College of Medicine’s associate dean for students, has received her second prestigious psychiatry honor of the year, and was honored as a Distinguished Fellow of the American College of Psychiatrists at the group’s February 2015 national meeting. Last summer, Dr. Verduin was named a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.... Read More...

Match Day 2015 - 03/27/2015

[brightcove id= 4138312192001 float=left] See and hear UCF College of Medicine Students as they match into their residencies. The graduating class of 2015 learned on March 20 – National Match Day – that they will do their graduate medical education at top programs across Florida and the nation. And they’re specializing in areas from family and... Read More...

Women’s History Month features Dr. Roseann White - 03/25/2015

UCF's Center for Success of Women Faculty on Wednesday featured the College of Medicine's Dr. Roseann White as a woman who has helped shape the university. Dr. White is aProfessor and Associate Director of Academics at the College of Medicine's Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences. The Center for Success of Women Faculty's website is running... Read More...

Dr. Ratna Chakrabarti Featured In Women’s History Month Series - 03/24/2015

UCF's Center for Success of Women Faculty is celebrating March, Woman's History Month, with daily QA profiles of women who have shaped the university. The March 23 feature is Dr. Ratna Chakrabarti, Associate Professor at the College of Medicine's Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences. What is your current job title and responsibilities? Associate Professor, Burnett School of... Read More...

Researching Tomorrow’s Medical Solutions - 03/23/2015

Passion for medicine comes in multiple forms – patient care, research and education. And on March 19 and 20, first- and second-year M.D. students showed their enthusiasm for scientific discovery as they presented their FIRE (Focused Inquiry and Research Experience) results. All UCF College of Medicine students must complete the two-year research project, designed to... Read More...

16 New Residents Include UCF Undergrad, Vet - 03/20/2015

The College of Medicine received its second class of Internal Medicine residents Friday during National Match Day 2015. And among the 16 new residents is a UCF undergraduate and University of Miami medical student whose wife, also a UCF alumnus, is expected to join Orlando’s medical school this fall. Stephen Dodson graduates this spring from Miami’s... Read More...

Class of 2015 Matches Into Residencies - 03/20/2015

See the full list of residency matches - March 2015 UCF College of Medicine Match Results
[brightcove id= 4125182847001 float=left]Glenn Gookin and his wife Karina both want to be doctors who care for families from birth to death. Friday, the medical school... Read More...

Dr. Teter Honored With UCF “Reach For The Stars” Award - 03/20/2015

Dr. Ken Teter was inspired to be a scientist during his freshman year of college when he had the opportunity to research plant biology. That hands-on lab experience “lit a fire in me,” he says, and as an associate professor at the College of Medicine’s Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, Dr. Teter is dedicated to... Read More...

M.D. Program Selects 2015 AOA Inductees - 03/13/2015

Fourteen College of Medicine M.D. students and one faculty member were inducted Thursday into Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), the national honor society of medical students, which recognizes scholarship, integrity and community service. The installation banquet was the third for the young medical school’s Zeta Chapter. Excellence was the theme of the night as speakers encouraged the... Read More...

KNIGHTS Clinic – Caring For Uninsured With An Interprofessional Approach - 03/11/2015

Interprofessional teams – of medical, pharmacy and social work students – are helping care for Orlando’s uninsured and UCF M.D. students shared those successes at the recent national meeting of the Society for Student Run Free Clinics (SSRFC). Third-year medical students Elissa Engel, Grace Logan, Benjamin Edmonds, Jennifer Loftus, Errol Inci and Gil Thompson and third-year... Read More...