“Medicine Has Never Needed You More.”

Nick Faraci still remembers a common question he received from his patients in a Pittsburgh spinal cord injury unit: “Do you think I’ll ever walk…

A Surprise Graduation Gift to Remember

Tryphina Mikhail burst into tears of joy when she looked up into the stands of UCF’s Addition Financial Arena and saw an unexpected but familiar…

Protecting, Defending and Healing

In the military, medical officers are promoted at the time they receive their M.D. diploma. On Friday, College of Medicine graduates Hannah Prock Gibbs, Avery…

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…

Med Student Wins Top Research Award at National Conference

When COVID-19 caused a shutdown of lab facilities last year, medical student Andrew Collins was forced to change the research project he was completing for…

Asian American Healthcare Professionals Tackle Asian Hate

When Diane Tran began medical school last year, she quickly noticed that Central Florida lacked the Asian population of her Southern California hometown. And as…

Five Students Receive Order of Pegasus

Four biomedical sciences seniors and one M.D. student are among this year’s 23 recipients of the Order of Pegasus — UCF’s most prestigious student award….

AOA Honor Society Inducts 20 Med Students

Twenty medical students were recently inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), the national honor society of medical students, which recognizes scholarship, leadership, professionalism and community…

Med Student Podcast Helps Build Soft Skills

Second-year UCF M.D. student Aaishwariya Gulani and her former college roommate, Swathi Raman who attends medical school at Temple University both admired physicians who were…

Match Day 2021 – Opening Doors To The Future

Zach and Anna Thompson had to sit out a year of medical school after Zach was hit by a car and gravely injured while changing…

UCF/HCA Residencies Add 190 on Match Day

UCF-HCA Healthcare’s graduate medical education (GME) program gained 190 new residents on March 19’s National Match Day, including 11 graduating seniors from the UCF College of Medicine. The UCF students matched into specialties…

Remembrance Event Brings Call for Equity, Acceptance

“In diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” Maya Angelou Medical students on Feb. 25 unveiled artwork in remembrance of those lost to racial…