UCF Medical Student Presents Research at National Cochlear Conference 

Medical student Ariana Johnson who studied how family dynamics help children navigate cochlear implants will present her research at the at the American Cochlear Implant…

Student-run KNIGHTS Free Clinic Celebrates 10th Anniversary

UCF’s student-run free clinic celebrates a decade of service this year – providing primary and specialty care to Orlando’s uninsured while giving medical students hands-on…

Charter Class Returns To Celebrate 10th Anniversary

Ten years after graduating, members of the College of Medicine’s charter class returned to Orlando as practicing physicians on Oct. 21, and revisited with friends…

Med School Alum, Ophthalmologist Returns to Join UCF Health

Dr. Monika Farhangi beams as she walks the halls of the College of Medicine again, this time as a UCF Health physician. The Class of…

Second Cardiologist Joins UCF Health

Dr. David Fries, a board-certified, non-invasive cardiologist, joined UCF Health, the College of Medicine faculty practice, this month. He specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and…

Pediatric Boot Camp Prepares Medical Students for Residencies

Fourth-year medical students preparing for pediatric residencies participated in a week-long capstone course recently at Nemours Children’s Health where they received hands-on training in their…

Why Does COVID Make Some Sicker Than Others? UCF Researcher Discovers Cellular Clues

As the Covid-19 virus continues to pose a health threat, scientists are learning how and why the virus affects individuals differently. UCF researcher Dr. Hung Nguyen…

UCF Medical Student Honored For Service To Public Health

Second-year medical student Carolyn Rapp, who has volunteered to bring health services to Orlando’s uninsured adults and children, has earned the prestigious 2023 Excellence in…

Med Students Learn Food As Medicine

Eating healthy foods can prevent chronic diseases from diabetes to cancer, and UCF medical students are learning how to guide their patients to eat for…

Giving Back – Med School Alum Starts Pediatric Mobile Clinic

On this Saturday morning, more than a dozen uninsured children are getting their health checks and vaccinations through a Nemours Children’s Health mobile clinic —…

UCF Sharing Mental Health Advice Worldwide

Dr. Marcy Verduin has spent her career leading medical students and caring for patients with mental health conditions. Now she is sharing that expertise with…

Humbled and Honored to Serve Veterans

Every UCF medical student spends part of their education caring for military veterans – an experience they say helps them better understand and appreciate the…