Robot Mom Gives OB-GYN Students First Delivery Experience

Robot Mom Gives OB-GYN Students First Delivery Experience

Delivering your first baby can be nerve wracking and it was no different for doctors helping their first patient in full labor. “I was definitely a little nervous because I’ve never done this before, but I was also very excited,” said third-year UCF medical student Karen Lu. “And I certainly learned a lot in terms […]

Med School's FIRE Conference Ignites Investigation, Discovery

Can a mobile phone app help adolescent girls suffering from polycystic ovarian syndrome live a healthy lifestyle? How does sleep interruption affect children staying in the hospital? Can an educational program help doctors feel more comfortable treating transgender patients? Do lupus patients have confidence in alternative medicine? These were some of the questions explored at […]

Eight Med School Seniors Match Into Competitive, Early Residencies

As they near the end of their medical school journey, eight seniors at the UCF College of Medicine are ecstatic after learning they matched early into highly competitive ophthalmology and urology residencies. “This was my dream program since I started researching residencies,” said fourth-year medical student Molly Orban, who matched into the ophthalmology program at […]

Med School Announces New Emergency Medicine Residency, Seeks Applicants Now

The University of Central Florida College of Medicine has a new Emergency Medicine residency program that will begin in July 2016 and is seeking immediate applicants. The medical school’s newest graduate medical education (GME) training program is in partnership with Osceola Regional Medical Center and is designed to bring more trained doctors to the Central […]

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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.