College of Medicine Top Ranked Nationally for Dermatology Matches

UCF’s College of Medicine is one of the nation’s top ranked schools for students matching into dermatology residencies, according to a recent report in the…

Biomedical Sciences Student Takes Top Prize in Thesis Competition

A biomedical sciences student is among three University of Central Florida graduate students who walked away with a total of $2,000 in prize money from…

Awards Ceremony 2021 Honors Excellence

The College of Medicine recognized faculty, staff, students and community members for their achievements and contributions during the annual Awards Ceremony Nov. 16. The virtual…

Knights Do That Podcast Features Dr. Elena Cyrus

Elena Cyrus, an infectious disease epidemiologist at UCF’s College of Medicine, shares her expertise in public health and COVID-19 vaccines. In episode 13 of Knights Do…

Burnett Alum and COVID-19 Vaccine Developer Gets Honorary Degree

UCF President Alexander N. Cartwright on Friday awarded three-time alumnus Dr. Darin Edwards an honorary doctoral degree in public service, praising his “extraordinary contributions to humanity, including…

Mentorship Program Aims To Increase Diversity in Medicine

Studies show that minority patients who see doctors of the same race have better patient outcomes. However, Black doctors are significantly underrepresented in medicine. A…

Med Student, Community Say Thank You To First Responders

When medical student Brittany Perry told leaders of UCF’s new hospital she wanted to provide treats for first-responders treating COVID-19 patients, they thought she might…

Stories of Courage and Resilience

A transgender resident and a medical student who chose homelessness to save money for her education shared their stories of courage and challenging societal stigmas…

Collaborative Study Reveals Impact that “Teach-back” Can Have on Patients

Visiting a healthcare professional can be a nerve-wracking experience for patients. It can be more challenging when the patient may not understand what the healthcare…

“Seeing Her Heart Beating On The Monitor, I Knew We Had Done The Right Thing”

A UCF medical student, who helped lead his college’s first responder unit as an undergraduate, helped perform lifesaving CPR at a Lake Nona restaurant where…

Dr. Taliaferro Among UCF’s Women of Distinction

  Population health scientist Dr. Lindsay Taliaferro is one of three faculty members who received the 2021-22 UCF Women of Distinction Awards from Faculty Excellence….

Dr. Parks, Tissue Imaging System Receive UCF Jump Start Award

Dr. Griffith Parks, associate dean for research and director, Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, is one of 17 faculty and staff projects that will receive about…