About Juan C. Cendán, M.D., Chair

Dr. Cendán joined the University of Central Florida College of Medicine in July 2010 as a Founding Faculty member. His initial efforts were aimed at developing the Clinical Skills and Simulation Center, which he led as medical director until January 2015. He remains the Assistant Dean for Simulation although his leadership role as Chairman of the Department of Medical Education has now become a focal part of his work. He leads a department of twenty faculty members whose primary mission is to support the undergraduate medical education program at UCF-COM.

Dr. Cendán is a board-certified surgeon with a clinical focus on minimally invasive surgery and surgical disorders of the breast. His special interests include medical education and simulation. Dr. Cendán is an active researcher whose laboratory has active R01 grant funding from the National Institute of Health, the National Science Foundation and the Macy Foundation.



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