Residency Programs Growing With UCF Graduates

Residency Programs Growing With UCF Graduates

UCF and Hospital Corporation of America’s joint residency programs gained more than 100 new physicians after National Match Day results and nine of the new residents are from the UCF College of Medicine. Through a partnership with HCA, UCF now has 11 accredited residency programs in Central and North Central Florida with more on the […]

100% of Med School’s First Residents Match Into Fellowships

The first graduates of the College of Medicine’s young internal medicine residency program matched into fellowships December 7 – with a 100 percent match rate for three third-year residents and two chief residents who joined highly competitive programs across the country. After completing medical school, physicians must enter a graduate medical education program of between […]

Renal 9-1-1: COM Cares About Kidneys

Energized by their name “Renal 9-1-1: COM Cares About Kidneys,” a UCF College of Medicine team is walking on Sunday to raise money for the National Kidney Foundation (NKF). Money from the National Kidney Foundation 5K walk at Lake Nona’s Medical City will fund research and treatments, and support families dealing with the disease. Over […]

Dr. Asmar Elected to National Kidney Foundation Florida Board of Directors

Dr. Abdo Asmar, a nephrology specialist at UCF Pegasus Health, the College of Medicine’s physician practice, and assistant professor of medicine, was elected to the Board of Directors of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) of Florida. The NKF of Florida, now in its 29th year, is one of 48 affiliates of the National Kidney Foundation, […]


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This UCF-Designed Tech is Amazing

A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading. The novel method from the University of Central Florida’s NanoScience Technology Center could eventually revolutionize technology as varied as mobile phones and electric vehicles. “If they were to replace the batteries with these supercapacitors, you could charge your mobile phone in a few seconds and you wouldn’t need to charge it again for over a week,” said Nitin Choudhary, a postdoctoral associate who conducted much of the research.