Medical Student Wins Pulse Legacy Scholarship

Nader Tabsh remembers exactly where he was the night of the Pulse mass shooting in Orlando.  Eight months after moving to America from the United…

“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…

Burnett Graduates Ready to Make An Impact

Growing up in the Philippines, Mara Mize saw firsthand how difficult it was for people living in poverty to access healthcare. This instilled in her…

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…

BSBS Student Wins Coveted Goldwater Scholarship

An aspiring gene therapy innovator, biomedical sciences student Devin Burris is one of four UCF STEM students to receive 2020-21 Goldwater Scholarship Awards. The four were…

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…