Latest College of Medicine News

Advanced Tickets To Jazz On A Green Still Available - 10/31/2014

Advanced tickets to hear Sisaundra Lewis, a fan favorite with her powerhouse voice on NBC’s The Voice, are still available. And for just $10, you’ll be supporting a great cause while you enjoy great music. The College of Medicine will host “Jazz On A Green” November 15 on the Tavistock Green at the Health Sciences Campus... Read More...

Employees Honored At First Staff Awards Ceremony - 10/31/2014

College of Medicine staff members were recognized for their service and commitment at the medical school’s first annual Staff Awards Ceremony October 24, held on the Piazza. “Our staff is the foundation of this medical school,” Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean Dr. Deborah German said as she opened the ceremony. “The work you do... Read More...

$1 Million Donation Helps UCF Begin Health Study In Mold Of Framingham - 10/28/2014

The UCF College of Medicine received a $1 million donation Tuesday from the Harmony Institute to research whether living in a community that encourages interaction between residents, animals and nature improves public health. The Harmony Institute inspired the creation of the town of Harmony in Osceola County in 1998 as a master planned community designed to... Read More...

Multicultural Day Celebrates Diversity - 10/27/2014

[brightcove id= 3855231378001 float=left]Students, faculty and staff at the UCF College of Medicine put their culture on display at the annual Multicultural Day Celebration October 17. The event on the Piazza was modeled after nearby Walt Disney World’s World Showcase featuring music, food samples and traditional dress from across the globe. “We wanted it to be... Read More...

Latest Technology Highlights Anatomy Lab Renovations - 10/27/2014

High-tech renovations – including larger-than-life medical imaging of hearts, livers and kidneys – are improving the College of Medicine’s already state-of-the-art Anatomy Lab.  The renovations, finished just in time to welcome first-year students to the Structure and Function module, include new touch-screen HD monitors and the ability of faculty members to use their iPads to... Read More...

Dr. German Honored As Renaissance Woman In Medicine - 10/22/2014

Dr. Deborah German, vice president for medical affairs and founding dean of the UCF College of Medicine, was honored October 22 as a Renaissance Woman in Medicine, receiving the national Alma Dea Morani M.D. Award from the Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine. The award honors an outstanding woman physician or scientist who has... Read More...

Cancer-Killing Agent And Nanotechnology: Promising Technique To Stop Metastasized Cancer Cells - 10/20/2014

A team of UCF researchers just landed a $1.3 million National Institute of Health grant to crack a problem cancer-patients worry about and that specialist struggle with almost daily. They are developing a promising technique to deliver a cancer-fighting drug to cancer cells that escape tumors and move through the body to spread cancer. These metastasized... Read More...

Student Selected To Chair American College Of Physicians Student Group - 10/20/2014

Christin Giordano, an M.D. student in the class of 2016, has been selected as chair of the American College of Physicians (ACP) Council of Student Members, where she will lead 28,000 medical students from around the country who are interested in internal medicine. The ACP is the nation’s largest medical specialty group with more than 141,000... Read More...

Grace Medical Home Partners With REC To Achieve National Recognition For Quality Care - 10/20/2014

Thanks to a partnership with the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Grace Medical Home, a low-cost clinic for uninsured patients, is one of just 10 charitable clinics nationwide to receive national recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home. The designation means Grace has demonstrated evidence-based, patient-centered care that combines teams of healthcare providers, expanded... Read More...

Training Residents As Medical School Teachers - 10/20/2014

Nearly 250 resident physicians from across the community teach UCF medical students in their third- and fourth-year clerkships. And this year, the medical school’s Faculty Development team has begun a new program to help train these busy residents in their role as teachers. On September 30, the team unveiled the new program called CATCH (Catch A... Read More...