UCF Graduates 117 New Physician Knights

They started medical school during a worldwide pandemic, when ICUs were full and a vaccine undiscovered. They met during Zoom classes from their off-campus homes….

Two Earn College’s First M.D./Ph.D. Degrees

Friday’s UCF College of Medicine commencement brings the program’s first M.D./Ph.D. graduates – physician-scientists who conducted advanced research while learning to care for patients.  Michael…

M.D. Class Of 2024 Gathers For Last Time Before Graduation

The M.D. Class of 2024 gathered for the last time before commencement at Class Day on May 3 – a celebration of their four years…

Prospective Students Preview UCF M.D. Program

Prospective Students Preview UCF M.D. Program Students from across the United States came to the UCF College of Medicine recently to preview the college before…

Students Showcase Research In-Person At Burnett Symposium

For the first time in four years, graduate students from the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences presented their research in-person at the annual BSBS Spring…

Meet Our Preceptors

We continue our series of features on community physicians who serve as preceptors at the UCF College of Medicine. Today we highlight Dr. Heather Schweizer,…

Nemours Children’s Health, UCF Partner To Elevate Quality Of Health Care For Florida’s Children

Nemours Children’s Health, one of the nation’s largest multistate pediatric health systems, and the University of Central Florida today announced a formalized, expanded partnership aimed…

Creating More Doctors Like ‘Donnie’

Nicholas Diebel was 2 when his physician father died while helping others. Today, the son works to create more doctors like Don Diebel Jr., and…

COM Students Earn Order of Pegasus, Other UCF Honors

UCF’s  Founders’ Day event on April 3 honors 11 College of Medicine students, including eight inducted into the Order of Pegasus, the university’s highest student…

UCF-HCA Programs Gain More Than 200 New Residents

UCF medical student Hunter Hampton is passionate about helping people function better in their daily lives – especially those suffering from cancer pain. He continues…

All Class Of 2024 Students Match — Record Number In Psychiatry

Bernard Sarmiento opened his Match Day 2024 envelope, saw the name “Harvard” and thought of his mother, a psychiatrist he saw care deeply about her…

Med Student Earns National Award For Efforts To Reduce Health Disparities

A UCF medical student has received national recognition for her work in reducing healthcare disparities among minorities. Hannah Wilson, a third-year M.D. candidate, received the…