Meet the Dean

Colleen Koch portrait

Colleen Koch, MD, MS, MBA

Alumni and friends are invited to meet and welcome Dr. Koch, new dean of the University of Florida College of Medicine, in a series of virtual events. For each event, Dr. Koch will share her vision for the UF College of Medicine and impact on future research, education and patient care. A brief question-and-answer session will follow.

Schedule of virtual events

THURSDAY, Feb. 4 | 6 p.m.

Meet the Dean: South Florida

Hosted by Mark Michels, MD ’85, president of the UF College of Medicine Alumni Board.

Thursday, Feb. 18 | 6 p.m.

Meet the Dean

Hosted by Shireen M. Sims, MD ’01, president-elect of the UF College of Medicine Alumni Board. This event will include a guest speaker from the UF Equal Access Clinic Network.

THURSDAY, March 4 | 6 p.m.

Meet the Dean

Hosted by Dean Hautamaki, MD ’89, chair of the Dean’s Leadership Council. This event will include guest speaker Patrick Tighe, MD ’05, an associate professor of anesthesiology, and Donn M. Dennis, MD, Professor In Anesthetic Innovation who will discuss UF’s Artificial Intelligence Initiative.

THURSDAY, MARCH 18 | 6 P.M.

Meet the Dean: Jacksonville

Hosted by Sunil Joshi, MD ’98, past president of the UF College of Medicine Alumni Board and current member of the UF Alumni Board. This event will include guest speaker Leon L. Haley Jr., MD, Dean of the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville and CEO of UF Health Jacksonville.