UCF to Expand Space Medicine Research, Curriculum Aimed at Keeping Space Travelers Healthy

UCF’s College of Medicine has hired an internationally recognized space medicine expert to expand research into how spaceflight affects humans and create a space medicine…

Congratulations Faculty Awardees

Five College of Medicine faculty members were honored recently with UCF awards.   “We are so proud of these exceptional faculty who are unleashing  potential…

UCF Graduates 117 New Physician Knights

They started medical school during a worldwide pandemic, when ICUs were full and a vaccine undiscovered. They met during Zoom classes from their off-campus homes….

Two Earn College’s First M.D./Ph.D. Degrees

Friday’s UCF College of Medicine commencement brings the program’s first M.D./Ph.D. graduates – physician-scientists who conducted advanced research while learning to care for patients.  Michael…

Medical School Scientist Creates Therapy To Kill Hypervirulent Bacteria

College of Medicine researcher Dr. Renee Fleeman is on a mission to kill drug-resistant bacteria, and her latest study has identified a therapy that can…

Nemours Children’s Health, UCF Partner To Elevate Quality Of Health Care For Florida’s Children

Nemours Children’s Health, one of the nation’s largest multistate pediatric health systems, and the University of Central Florida today announced a formalized, expanded partnership aimed…

Dr. Verduin Elected President of National Psychiatrist Group

Dr. Marcy Verduin, the UCF College of Medicine’s associate dean for students and professor of psychiatry, is the new President-Elect of the American College of…

Congratulations, COM Founders’ Day Faculty Awardees

Five medical school faculty members are college honorees at this year’s Founders’ Day, where UCF recognizes educators for their academic excellence, research and service. The…

Dr. Chakrabarti Honored As Pegasus Professor

Dr. Debopam Chakrabarti, who leads the College of Medicine’s Division of Molecular Microbiology and is a renowned infectious disease expert, has been named a UCF…

Dr. Nguyen Is Reach For The Stars Honoree

Dr. Hung Nguyen, an immunology expert at the College of Medicine, is a 2024 UCF Reach for the Stars honoree, a recognition of his contributions…

Medical Faculty Complete Stanford Clinical Teacher Course

Eight medical faculty from UCF’s College of Medicine and the Orlando VA Medical Center recently completed the Stanford Faculty Development Program-Clinical Teacher Course, a program that…

All Class Of 2024 Students Match — Record Number In Psychiatry

Bernard Sarmiento opened his Match Day 2024 envelope, saw the name “Harvard” and thought of his mother, a psychiatrist he saw care deeply about her…