Gift to Foster Heart-felt Patient Care

Gift to Foster Heart-felt Patient Care

A foundation interested in making sure students become excellent doctors with the kind of bedside manner you’d trust your elderly grandmother to, recognized UCF’s College of Medicine for its efforts this month. The Jules B. Chapman, M.D. and Annie Lou Chapman Private Foundation provided the medical school with a $116,225 grant that will establish the […]

Lessons in Global Health Care, Collaboration

The heat and humidity were oppressive and the smell of car fumes mingled with food stalls and garbage as buses carrying UCF medical and nursing faculty and students wound through the narrow downtown streets of San Francisco De Macoris in the northern Dominican Republic. Anticipation was high as the group reached an elementary school that […]

UCF Study: Protein May Trigger Cancer Cell’s Metabolism

New research from the University of Central Florida has shed light on the workings of a particular protein found in the human body that could have future implications for the treatment of cancer and neurodegenerative conditions. Previous research by Maria C. Franco and Alvaro Estevez of the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences at UCF’s College […]

Medical School Journey Begins For Class of 2019

The UCF College of Medicine’s seventh class, 121 new students starting their journey to become physician Knights, received their first white coats Monday and experienced another UCF tradition: a first-day lesson from their dean on the characteristics of becoming “The Good Doctor.” The Class of 2019 has a diverse background of experiences that brought them […]


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A Bold Move

A bold move by UCF. 30,000 jobs. And billions in economic development. The only project of its kind. Some call it a game changer. We call it a medical city. With research, hospitals and a College of Medicine…we’re transforming and savings lives. I’m Rick Walsh, UCF Class of ’77.