University of Central Florida/HCA Florida Healthcare GME Consortium

The University of Central Florida is pleased to work with HCA Florida Healthcare and the Orlando VA Medical Center to sponsor residency and fellowship programs accredited by the ACGME. There are now 36 residency and fellowship programs approved by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) in the UCF/HCA Florida Healthcare GME consortium with approximately 580 residents and fellows in the following locations: Gainesville (HCA Florida North Florida Hospital), Greater Orlando (HCA Florida Osceola Hospital and the Orlando VAMC), Ocala (HCA Florida Ocala Hospital), Tallahassee (HCA Florida Capital Hospital), Pensacola (HCA Florida West Hospital), Ft. Walton (HCA Florida Ft. Walton-Destin Hospital), and Sanford (HCA Florida Lake Monroe Hospital. Additional programs are planned in Pensacola, Tallahassee and other locations. The new training programs help address ongoing doctor shortages and the demand for high quality training programs.

Our Mission

The mission of University of Central Florida/HCA Florida Healthcare GME Consortium is to educate, train and inspire our trainees to become exemplary physicians who are focused on high quality patient-centered healthcare within a framework that meets or exceeds accreditation requirements. We aim to provide a structured learning environment that:

  • Creates a climate of clinical inquiry between trainees and faculty
  • Promotes training experiences that prioritize teamwork, diversity, inclusion, and evidence-based teaching throughout the communities we serve
  • Enhances quality of care and patient lives through the application of medical advances and innovation
  • Recruits and retains high-qualified and diverse health care professionals and educators

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