Physician Staying In Osceola To Care For “The New Family I Love”

As a young physician, Mustafa Kinaan helped build UCF’s new residency and fellowship programs. After five years of training, he’s staying in Greater Orlando to…

UCF and HCA Programs Celebrate Graduating Residents

The taskforce of healthcare workers battling COVID-19 got a much-needed boost with the addition of 137 newly trained physicians who are ready to enter practice….

Residents Teach, Learn Through Research

Dr. Manny Carrazana’s patient was a neck cancer survivor who came to the Emergency Room complaining of neck and back pain. Physicians suspected his cancer…

Third UCF Residency Graduation One Of Several Firsts

  While June 13 marked the College of Medicine’s third Orlando residency graduation, it was also a night of firsts. The event graduated seven Emergency…

Thank You To Nurses

“Thank you” is such a simple expression but one that can be easily forgotten in the intense world of in-patient hospital care. And nowhere is…

Citizenship Equals Service

Dr. George Yazigi raised his right hand, took his oath of American citizenship, and then sped off to care for immigrant farmworkers in one of…

Research Is “Game-Changer” for Resident Physicians

Dr. Hiren Patel’s COPD patient was suffering from worsening breathing problems and now complained of a dull ache in his abdomen. During a physical exam,…

Cheers (Literally) For Residency Graduation

UCF’s second Orlando residency graduation was a celebration filled with cheers – Residents cheered their attending physicians, their class’ top graduates and even chanted “Chief,…

UCF-HCA Gain 162 New Residents, Fellows

Katherine Choi loved building the UCF College of Medicine as a student. So when a leader of UCF’s new partnership obstetrics and gynecology residency talked…

Medical Residents Brave Irma To Care for Community

  As Central Floridians were braving Hurricane Irma, College of Medicine residents were caring for patients at partner community hospitals. Some spent days at the…

Residents Think Outside The Box To Improve Patient Care

Their projects included ways to improve osteoporosis screening in male veterans, increasing the number of pregnant women who get the flu vaccine and reducing wait…

UCF Resident, Student Win Top ACP Awards

A resident at the UCF College of Medicine’s new Internal Medicine residency program won the “Top Oral Presentation” Award during the March 28 meeting of…