William Kang’s journey into medicine began with a shoulder injury. A concert violinist, he played with the Louisiana Philharmonic and the Florida Orchestra when the injury that sidelined him for a few months made him wonder what he would ever do if he found out he couldn’t play anymore. Instead of using his hands to [...]
Aura Fuentes learned how one person really can make a difference during her first medical rotation at Florida Hospital. “I thought I wanted to be a cardiologist when I got here,” Fuentes said of her first year at UCF’s College of Medicine. “But then I met a surgeon who really impressed me. Even though I [...]
Romeo Joseph thought the UCF College of Medicine had made a mistake when selecting him to be part of its charter class. For weeks, he wondered if he belonged and whether he would have to give back his full scholarship. “Everyone in the class was so smart, so eloquent,” said the former high school football [...]
Researchers from the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences in the UCF College of Medicine express how they achieve discoveries.