The UCF College of Medicine was established in 2006 by the Florida Board of Governors, the Florida Legislature, and Governor of Florida to increase opportunities for medical education in Florida, address the physician shortage, and enhance the economy. The college's medical and biomedical programs capitalize on UCF's strengths in biomedical sciences, engineering, simulation, modeling, and other things UCF is good at.
Applicants to the UCF College of Medicine M.D. Program must complete both the online American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) and UCF College of Medicine Supplemental applications.
The College of Medicine student research programs are designed to provide students with training, tools, and mentorship opportunities that enable them to succesfully conduct a rigorous, independent, and scholarly research project.
Students in the UCF College of Medicine are equipped with 21st century medical devices and knowledge the minute they start their program. From the iPad, the iTouch, to Windows PC laptops; students at the UCF College of Medicine will have hands on experience in all relevant platforms.
At the UCF College of Medicine, students have technology at their fingertips. From a state-of-the-art Anatomy Lab with digital dissection manuals to a 12-suite
Clinical Simulation Center that resembles a real-world doctor’s office, medical students learn using the latest in interactive education.
The College of Medicine uses technology not for its own sake but to create an environment of innovative, interactive learning for tomorrow’s doctors.