News Archive: News Archive 2010

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Winter’s Harvest - 12/17/2010

A citrus tree, planted at the UCF College of Medicine to honor the late Cynthia Kahn, has provided a beautiful harvest this winter to several families. Cynthia was head of public services at the college's Harriet F. Ginsburg Health Sciences Library until her untimely death in June. At a memorial for Cynthia in July, the college... Read More...

M.D. Student Ashley Curry Honored by Peers - 12/17/2010

UCF College of Medicine M-2 student Ashley Curry was recently honored with the Florida Board of Medicine Chair's Recognition Award. The award is based on the student who shows the professionalism, moral character, intellect and compassion that is foundational for the medical profession. In selecting Ashley, College of Medicine students said they believed she is the... Read More...

Pizza, Salad, Entrées and Hot Soup - 12/17/2010

The College of Medicine café is now fully operational and is offering a wide variety of new items. The café's brick pizza oven offers different varieties of pizza daily, from barbecue chicken to vegetarian and from Hawaiian to Mediterranean. You can also purchase several hot entrée items, soup, sandwiches, yogurt and cookies. A salad bar features... Read More...

Benefactor’s Holiday Gift: iPads for all 100 Medical Students - 12/17/2010

UCF College of Medicine students received a high-tech gift for their Christmas stockings Wednesday as local philanthropist Alan Ginsburg gave new iPads to each of the school's 100 M.D. students. The hand-held electronic devices will allow students to take notes, review on-line scientific journals and 3-D medical imaging, and even take paperless exams. And students'... Read More...

College of Medicine Associate Dean Selected to Lead Central Florida Regional Health Information Organization - 12/17/2010

Jeanette Schreiber, associate dean and chief legal officer for the UCF College of Medicine, was named Monday as chair of the Central Florida Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO), a public-private collaboration of health care providers dedicated to improving medical care by developing improved systems of communication. The organization includes hospitals, insurance companies, public health organizations and... Read More...

UCF College of Medicine’s Conflict of Interest Policy Called ‘Model’ - 12/17/2010

The UCF College of Medicine received praise Wednesday from a national association of medical students for its "model" conflict-of-interest policies regarding interactions between students and faculty members and the pharmaceutical and health-device industries. The recognition was part of the American Medical Student Association's (AMSA) "PharmFree Scorecard," which evaluates conflict-of-interest policies at the nation's 152 medical schools... Read More...

BP Makes $30,000 Gift - 12/17/2010

BP has made a $30,000 donation to the UCF College of Medicine's Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences that will help undergraduate scientists during the 2011-12 school year. This donation is on behalf of Florida Oil Holdings, LLC (FOH). FOH is the independent owner and operator of over 30 BP/ampm locations in the greater Orlando area. Thirty... Read More...

Holiday Message from Dr. German - 12/17/2010

As the year comes to an end and we spend time away from work with our family and friends, I hope we will all have the opportunity to reflect on the accomplishments and the fellowship we have had in the past year. I am grateful for the team that is our UCF College of Medicine and... Read More...

UCF College of Medicine Signs Affiliation Agreement with Pasadena Villa - 12/03/2010

The UCF College of Medicine has signed an affiliation agreement with Pasadena Villa, an Orlando facility that offers residential treatment, day treatment, transitional living and life skills services for adults with mental health disorders. As part of the agreement, Pasadena Villa will provide clerkship experiences where medical students will observe and help treat patients with conditions... Read More...

Making Their Mark - 12/03/2010

UCF College of Medicine M.D. students are making their mark in activities and organizations nationally and locally. M-2 students Sarina Amin, Ashley Curry and Brittany Moscato were competitively selected to attend the American Medical Student Association's (AMSA) Global Health Institute meeting in San Francisco January 7 to 9. The AMSA has a 50-year history of medical student... Read More...