Training tomorrow's medical leaders

The UF College of Medicine prepares our graduates to become leaders and scholars who are committed to clinical excellence and humanistic, patient-centered care, and who adhere to the highest professional standards within the changing world of health care.

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With more than 2,000 faculty and world-class resources available at the University of Florida’s academic health center, the College of Medicine is dedicated to training the next generation of physicians and medical researchers.  

The college offers a variety of educational options accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, including a medical degree program, doctoral, master’s degrees and certificates, combined degree programs, and a Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree from the UF School of Physician Assistant Studies. In addition to educating medical and graduate students, the college also provides continuing education of resident physicians and fellows through its collaboration with the UF Faculty Group Practice Clinics and UF Health Shands Hospital. 

Learn more about the UF College of Medicine’s educational programs below. 

M.D. degree

Medical degree program

Ranked as a top-40 medical school institution, the College of Medicine prepares the next generation of physicians to care for patients. 

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Ph.D. and M.S. degrees

Graduate programs

The college’s graduate program offers master’s students and doctoral candidates specialized training options to prepare alumni for a wide range of careers. 

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Combined degree programs

Combined degree programs offered by the College of Medicine enable students to earn their medical degree while also pursuing a Ph.D., M.P.H. or J.D. The college also offers a research track option within the medical school curriculum.

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Residents and fellows

Residents and fellows who train at UF Health Shands Hospital are part of a top-5 US News and World Report-ranked health care system in Florida.

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The College of Medicine meets the highest standards of quality for education set by leading accreditation agencies.

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