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Vendor Request Form

Vendor Request Form Welcome to UF Graduate Medical Education. We are pleased you have reached out to us to provide information regarding available services and amenities for our residents and fellows. Due to the College of Medicine’s vendor guidelines, we request you complete the required…

MATCH 2016

We are very excited to announce our 2016 MATCH results! 2016 Main MATCH Results  196 Resident positions 10 Countries 29 States 76 Medical Schools 103 Residents from the State of Florida We are looking forward to welcoming our incoming housestaff on July 1st!  Its great to be a Florida…

Get Your Flu Vaccination by Halloween

Our new flu vaccination policy implemented last year was a great success — 95 percent of UF Health Shands employees and 91 percent of UF College of Medicine faculty, residents and fellows received their flu vaccination. By doing so, we helped protect our co-workers, patients and the community from…

Baby Gator Summer Camp

Are you looking for a Fun and Educational Summer Program for your child? Look no Further… It’s Time for Baby Gator Summer Camp 2015: Nature Gone Wild! Camp Details: Who: Children who have completed VPK, Kindergarten, or 1st Grade What: Fieldtrips, Campus Walks, Educational Presentations, Activities, Arts…

UF College of Medicines Strategic Plan

UF College of Medicines Strategic Plan 2014 At the University of Florida College of Medicine (UFCOM), we are committed to improving human health. That tenet drives everything we do and provides the foundation for the UFCOM strategic plan. All aspects of our…

Changes in STEP 3

July 17, 2014 Practice Materials and Other Information for Examinees Taking the Restructured USMLE Step 3 Examination On or After November 3, 2014 Practice and informational materials for the restructured Step 3 examination have been posted to the USMLE website. Examinees who plan to take a Step 3 examination on…

Article: Trash the Match

An interesting perspective about the match.  This is must reading for program directors and housestaff.  The article nicely puts into perspective why the match may not work so well in the future when the number of residency slots available is actually significantly fewer than the total number of applicants (US seniors,…

Drug Abuse Among Doctors

Drug Abuse Among Doctors: Easy, Tempting, and Not Uncommon! For doctors addicted to prescription medications,recovery often begins with — and depends upon — intervention by their peers and coworkers. Click here below to read the article: Drug…

A 3-year M.D.?

Last week’s New England Journal of Medicine had some interesting perspectives on undergraduate medical education.  As you may know, some schools have implemented and others are looking at developing 3-year MD programs which would have the effects of reducing accumulated debt and accelerating entry into the productive healthcare workforce.  Pro…

The Future of Academic Health Centers

In this week’s New England Journal of Medicine, there is a very illuminating editorial entitled “Transforming Academic Health Centers for an Uncertain Future.”  You can read that article by clicking on the link below.  Following the NEJM editorial, I included two newspaper clippings detailing the financial woes of two of our…