Class of 2021 Celebrates Together

On a sunlit green outside their medical school, Class of 2021 students gathered one last time – in person — Thursday to celebrate the day…

Virtual Global Health Conference On Pandemics Gets Record Number of Attendees

“Think globally. Act locally.” These are the words infectious disease expert Dr. Lilian Abbo said guided her pandemic response efforts at Miami’s Jackson Health System…

Faculty Member’s Book Helps Children Understand Miscarriage

Sharing the news of a miscarriage can be a difficult conversation, particularly with younger children. As a board-certified OB/GYN with decades of practice experience, College…

Med Student Recognized Nationally for ECG Screening Research

Sudden cardiac death is the most common medical cause of death in athletes. About one in 40,000 children will have their hearts stop during exercise…

Population Health Sciences Adds 2 New Faculty

As the COVID-19 pandemic highlights health disparities and the need to better acknowledge the social determinants of health, the College of Medicine has added two…

Med Student Wins Scholarship for LGBTQ+ Students in STEM

Matthew Abrams has dedicated his UCF medical school career to the LGBTQ+ community and his efforts were recently honored with two awards: a national scholarship…

Message From UCF’s Clinical Leaders – Get Your Flu Shot Now

UCF’s clinical leaders gathered Monday to give the community a simple message: Get your flu shot. And then they rolled up their sleeves and were…

Importance of Getting a Flu Shot during COVID-19

With flu season on the horizon and COVID-19 still present in our society, it is critical to get your flu shot this year to help…

Answering The Call To Serve In A Pandemic

Patients lay intubated in hospital hallways, their respirator tubes and monitors running through holes punched into walls. Continuous lines of ambulances dropped off the sick…

UCF Health Welcomes Additional Endocrinologist

UCF Health recently welcomed Dr. Amita Kathuria to its physician team. Dr. Kathuria will provide specialty care in endocrinology to patients and also help train…

Internal Medicine Doc Joins UCF Health

Internal medicine physician Dr. Yanisa Del Toro joins UCF Health and the faculty of UCF College of Medicine this month. She brings with her 16…

UCF-HCA Announce New Vascular Surgery Fellowship

A new Vascular Surgery fellowship program, based at the Orlando VA Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center, has received initial accreditation and is seeking…