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.

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


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


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

Patient Care


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.

Dr. Multak with 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.

Medical students at HMEB

remembering an inspirational leader

Remembering Dr. Leon L. Haley

"I am saddened to share with you tragic news about the passing of one of our own. Leon L. Haley Jr., M.D., CEO of UF Health Jacksonville and dean of the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville and vice president for health affairs for UF, died unexpectedly July 24 in South Florida," writes Colleen Koch, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., dean of the UF College of Medicine. "Dr. Haley was a beloved member of the UF Health family whose warm smile and kind demeanor brightened the day of all who knew him."

Leon Haley

College News

Dr. Cristina Zeretzke-Bien named division chair for American College of Emergency Physicians

Zeretzke will lead the group’s nationwide advocacy and research efforts for six years

Medical student recognized by Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

Celeste Rousseau was one of 18 STFM Scholars for 2022

MD-PhD student awarded Fulbright fellowship to conduct research in Ghana

Katelyn Flaherty will pilot a telemedicine and medication delivery service in the African nation

Medicine alumni honored in 2021 class of UF’s 40 Under 40

Honorees include Justin Deen, M.D.; Ross Jones, M.D. ’09; and Stephanie Yarnell-Mac Grory, Ph.D. ’11, M.D. ’13

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Research Landscapes

Shannon Boye, Ph.D.

Shannon Boye, Ph.D., an associate professor in the University of Florida College of Medicine’s Department of Ophthalmology, discusses her research involving developing gene therapies for devastating forms of blindness.

Shannon Boye in her lab. Play Video


uf college of medicine announces new dean

Colleen G. Koch, M.D., M.S., M.B.A.

Colleen G. Koch, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., has been named dean of the UF College of Medicine. A highly accomplished physician, researcher and educator in the field of cardiothoracic anesthesiology, she joined UF in January.

Colleen Koch portrait
Florida Physician Magazine

College of Medicine Alumni News

Florida Physician

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