College Honors Faculty, Staff, Students

The College of Medicine recognized outstanding faculty, staff and students recently in a virtual 2020 Awards celebration meant to “thank you for keeping our medical…

KNIGHTS Clinic Patient Education Goes Virtual

With the global pandemic affecting almost all aspects of daily life, medical students who operate the free KNIGHTS Clinic have found creative ways to continue…

UCF Medical Students Distribute Smart Thermometers To Prevent COVID-19 Spread

With physical distancing restrictions in place and student outreach like the KNIGHTS and Chapman Clinics reducing services during the pandemic, UCF medical students have come…

Five Burnett Students win Hispanic Heritage Scholarships

After Hurricane Maria ravaged her home country of Puerto Rico in 2017, Rocio Vazquez Beltran came to Florida in search of a better future and…

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…

Support For Students Feeling Stressed During COVID-19

More than six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, students have a new normal as they face the rigors of medical school, and the College of…

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…

Burnett School Gift Supports Ph.D. Scholarships and Graduate Programs

The Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences has received $125,000 from the Hollie and Anna Oakley Foundation to provide scholarships for its doctoral students and enhance…

Burnett Welcomes Graduate Students With Virtual Orientation

Forty young scientists will join the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences as a new class of graduate students begins study next week. The group includes…

Med Student Earns Scholarship for Community Service Efforts

As a young girl, Lisvet Luceno saw firsthand the importance of community service as her family depended on free clinics for their healthcare. Now a…

M.D. Admissions Go Virtual

Medical school interviews have gone virtual this year as the UCF College of Medicine supports public-health efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19. Rather than…

As Med School Begins, “You Are Needed Now More Than Ever”

  Kyle Benkel traded his UCF football jersey for a white coat Monday — even though his new uniform, recognizing him as a physician-in-training, came…