#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.

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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

Recent achievements, upcoming projects and initiatives discussed during 2022 State of the College

The event provided updates on more than a dozen key strategic plan initiatives underway

College implements Well-Being Index targeting precision wellness in residents, fellows

The short questionnaire discusses topics including work-life balance, relationships, fatigue and more

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Two first-year College of Medicine students discuss their cultures and the significance of representation

Faculty and trainees participate in science communications workshop

Participants in the two-day workshop completed activities aimed at clarifying their messages

College Events

College Calendar

Upcoming Events

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

Patrick Tighe wears a white coat.

DEPARTMENT OF ANESTHESIOLOGY

Patrick Tighe, M.D., M.S.

Patrick Tighe, M.D., M.S., who holds the Donn M. Dennis, M.D., Professorship in Anesthetic Innovation, has been named associate dean for AI application & implementation. In this role, he will leverage his experience in AI to improve understanding of clinical operations and patient safety using advanced analytical methods. He will also collaborate with others throughout the college to improve the accessibility and impact of AI methods in support of the college’s missions, including the safe and effective implementation of AI solutions into clinical care.

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College of Medicine Alumni News

Florida Physician

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