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 […]

Matched Med Students Fulfill Dreams

At exactly noon Friday, with her teenage daughters at her side, UCF medical student Kesha Thomas took one more deep breath, whispered a prayer and opened an envelope that in the words of her dean would “open the doors to your future.” The letter read, University of South Florida, Internal Medicine, Thomas’ first choice because […]

Med School Class of 2014 Matches

Fifty-five UCF medical school seniors matched into residency programs across Florida and in some of the top programs across the country Friday – in specialties that included primary care, anesthesiology, dermatology and vascular surgery. In Florida, students will do their residencies at locations including Orlando Health, Florida Hospital, University of Florida, University of South Florida, […]

Med Students Match In Highly Competitive Urology Residencies

Two M.D. students from the UCF College of Medicine have been selected into highly competitive urology residencies, a specialty so competitive that only 285 of 446 students seeking such specialties nationwide matched. Kelly Johnson, who will graduate in May from UCF’s medical school, and Ruth Strakosha, a member of the charter class of 2013, both […]

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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.