UF Medicine

As the largest college within the UF Health academic health center, the UF College of Medicine is home to thousands of faculty, students and staff committed to improving the health and well-being of people across the globe.

#16 for research among public medical schools, ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

Education

$349M in total research and sponsored program funding, with researchers exploring topics across nine research centers and institutes.

Research

100+ UF Health Physicians primary care and specialty medical practices are located throughout North Central Florida and Jacksonville.

Patient Care

Medical EducAtion

School of Physician Assistant Studies

The UF School of Physician Assistant Studies offers a continuous 24-month, full-time master’s program to train the next generation of PAs.

Nina Multak, P-H-D, stands next to a human patient simulator in a mock operating room with two Physician Assistant students

Master’s & Ph.D. programs

A variety of degree programs are offered aimed at translating discoveries from the lab to the patient.

Michelle Gumz, PhD, assistant professor of medicine, College of Medicine, Department of Medicine

Residency Training

With 75 ACGME-accredited housestaff programs, the UF College of Medicine provides graduate medical education through its partnership with the UF Health Physicians and UF Health hospitals.

Two medical students wearing white coats and one medical student wearing scrubs stand outside the Harrell Medical Education Building talking

ENGAGE, INNOVATE, EXCEL 2026

College of Medicine Strategic Plan

Under the leadership of Dean Colleen G. Koch, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., the UF College of Medicine has launched a comprehensive strategic planning process to develop a road map that will guide the college’s future for years to come.

College Pilars

College News

WATCH: School of Physician Assistant Studies White Coat Ceremony

Students from the PA class of 2023 will receive their white coats June 3

Dr. Ryan Nall receives 2022 Hippocratic Award

This is the second time Nall, M.D. ’09, has been honored with the award from the graduating medical school class

Mobile Outreach Clinic receives $100k first prize at Florida Blue Foundation’s 2022 Sapphire Awards

The clinic was recognized for its impactful work providing no-cost health care to low-income residents

New UF email retention policy explained

On July 1, UF’s email retention policy will go into effect for remaining UF email inboxes, including UF Health

College Events

College Calendar

Upcoming Events

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  4. Jun 15

  5. Jun 18

Our Research

RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT

Michael S. Okun, M.D.

As a physician-scientist, Michael S. Okun, M.D., professor and chair of the department of neurology, discusses his work at the lab bench and the patient's bedside.

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Meet our Faculty

Mary Patterson

DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE

Mary D. Patterson, M.D., M.Ed.

An accomplished medical educator and pediatric emergency medicine physician who is internationally recognized for her expertise in experiential learning and simulation in the health sciences, Mary D. Patterson, M.D., M.Ed., was appointed chair of the department of emergency medicine at the UF College of Medicine in March after serving as interim chair since July. Patterson first joined the college faculty in 2018 and helped establish the UF Center for Experiential Learning and Simulation with the goal of improving patient safety and outcomes.

Florida Physician Magazine cover

College of Medicine Alumni News

Florida Physician

Magazine for alumni, faculty and friends of the UF College of Medicine.