UCF-HCA Add New Residency, Fellowship — Firsts in Florida

UCF and HCA Florida Healthcare are starting their first residency program – in Internal Medicine — at HCA Florida Ft. Walton-Destin Hospital and are also…

Resident Identifies Geographical Links to Colon Cancer, Earns International Research Honor

A UCF-HCA Healthcare resident received international honors for his research showing that Southern U.S. states – which also have the nation’s highest obesity rates –…

Dean German Named Central Florida Woman Of The Year

The Women’s Executive Council of Orlando has named Dr. Deborah German, UCF’s vice president for health affairs and founding dean of its medical school, as…

Be the Match for Someone in Need

For patients suffering from leukemia and other blood disorders, a donation of stem cells or bone marrow is often the only option to save their…

UCF/VA Partnership Creating More Docs for Veterans

A partnership between UCF College of Medicine and Orlando VA Medical Center is not only helping to address a national physician shortage but is also…

UCF-HCA Gain 211 Residents

On Match Day, UCF medical student Carla Gonzalez thought about her mentors and teachers who had guided her during two psychiatry rotations at HCA Florida…

Making A Difference To Others

A week before they match into residencies, 26 College of Medicine seniors were inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society Thursday, as a…

From Resident to Program Director

An inaugural UCF resident – who served veterans as a chief resident and told colleagues his career goal is to cure diabetes – is the…

Celebrating Military Partnerships For Military Bowl

As UCF’s football team prepares to battle Duke in the Military Bowl Dec. 28, it’s a great time to celebrate all of the College of…

UCF-HCA Begin New Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

UCF and HCA Healthcare are starting a new Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship program and are seeking applicants to begin training in July 2023. The…

Family, Love of Horses Bonds Sister-Physicians Training in Ocala

As youngsters, Valerie and Irma Vazquez were raised on a horse farm in Puerto Rico, were champion equestrians and shared a mutual interest in medicine….

Understanding How To Improve Care

Providing outstanding patient care means recognizing when systems and practices need fixing – and having the courage to speak up and take steps to solve…