The University of Central Florida has adopted, as a primary goal, the achievement of  international prominence in research. Faculty are encouraged to initiate and maintain a program of research or create scholarly products that contribute to the knowledge of their respective fields and/or impact the local, regional, national, or international community.  Faculty are provided with a number of resources, both at the college and university levels, to support their scholarly endeavors.

For additional information & resources visit our College of Medicine Research Office’s page.

Calendar of Conference Dates and Abstract Submission Deadlines

For a list of popular conference dates and abstract submission deadlines, please click here.

Grant Writing Tips

For a list of tips detailing the do’s and don’ts of grant writing, please click here.

List of UCF College of Medicine Faculty Editors

For a list of all of our faculty members that serve on journal editorial boards, please click here.

Harriet F. Ginsburg Health Sciences Library Getting Published Guide

This guide is recommended for UCF COM faculty, students, and staff who are looking to turn their manuscript into a fully published article. To learn more, please click here.

Confused about Open Access? Publishing Models Unraveled:
Are you getting ready to submit a manuscript for publication and are curious about whether to choose the Open Access option? This video provides the basics on three publishing models you may encounter- the subscription model, open access model, and hybrid model.

The library also offers a Finding and Evaluating a Journal learning module online here.

COM Works in Progress 

The Works in Progress interest group is a platform for educators and researchers to collaborate with other faculty members across disciplines to discover research in progress. From the idea stage to completion, to finding mentors and collaborators, to learning about resources and processes, the Works in Progress group aims to create connections and provide assistance for faculty members interested in completing research. For more information about this program, please contact

Meeting 1: Research and Publication Support for Faculty

Meeting 2: Funding Your Research

Poster Templates

Below you will find UCF College of Medicine branded research poster templates. The templates are designed to meet respective conference guidelines. You may rearrange the text boxes to suit your needs, but do not remove the UCF College of Medicine logo. If you are attending a conference that is not listed and would like to have a template created with specific conference requirements, please reach out to us at

General Templates

Research in Medical Education (RIME) Series

The Office of Faculty Development is hosting a series of events focusing on Research in Medical Education for our faculty. Below you may find an array of sample sessions given in the past.

[*Indicates that session recording is for UCF COM staff and faculty only. Select Webcourses to view session recording.]

  1. Program Evaluation 101
    Presented by Magdalena Pasarica, M.D., Ph.D. & Andrea Berry, MPA – August 18, 2017
    Session Recording
  2. Presentation Tips and Techniques
    Presented by Analia Castiglioni, MD & Monica Bailey, MA – September 22, 2017
    Session Recording
    Handout 1
    Handout 2
  3. Principles of Survey Design in Health Professions Education*
    Presented by Anthony Artino Jr., PhD, CAPT, MSC, USN  – September 28, 2017
    Session Recording
  4. Systematic and Cochrane Review*
    Presented by Morris Gordon, MBChB, MMed, PhD – October 16, 2017
    Session Recording
  5. Submitting a Successful IRB Protocol*
    Presented by Jennifer E. Neal-Jimenez, MD, MS, MSB, CCRP – October 27, 2017
    Session Recording
  6. Mixed Methods: Looking Beyond the Numbers
    Presented by Anya Andrews, PhD, PMP – Upcoming
  7. Getting Published in Medical Education
    Presented by Dr. Morris Gordon – August 12, 2016
    Session Recording
  8. Identifying and Starting Your Project
    Presented by Shalu Gillum, JD, MLS, AHIP and Monica Bailey  – August 26, 2016
  9. Tips for Publishing and Presenting Your Work 
    Presented by Dr. Elias Giraldo, Dr. David Harris, Dr. Saleh Rahman, Andrea Berry, MPA, and Monica Bailey, MA – September 16, 2016
    Editorial Panel Notes
  10. Writing Your First Draft: Discussion Storylines
    Presented by Dr. Lorelei Lingard  – October 14, 2016
    Session Recording
  11. Resources for Research
    Presented by Anya Andrews, Ph.D., Julia Soulakova, Ph.D., Elise Dantuma, MBA, Shalu Gillum, JD, MLS, AHIP , Natasha Williams, MLIS and Angie Griffin – October 28, 2016
    Research in Medical Education Resources
    Peer Review Worksheet
    Session Recording
  12. Get Published Now!
    Presented by Latha Ganti, MD, MS, MBA, FACEP – November 18, 2016

Research Support – College of Medicine

Research Support – University of Central Florida

Additional Resources