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Med Students Host Sports Medicine Forum

Med Students Host Sports Medicine Forum

UCF medical students wanting to learn more about one of the fastest growing specialties — orthopedics and sports medicine — will have the opportunity to connect with leading specialist in the practice to hear about their experiences, innovative technologies and advancements in the field. The College of Medicine’s Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Interest Group will […]

Nemours, UCF Transform Education for Hospitalized Children

Nemours Children’s Hospital and UCF today announced a first-of-its kind program that provides highly specialized schooling to chronically ill children in a way that’s tailored to their specific disease. Called UCF’s PedsAcademy at Nemours Children’s Hospital, the new joint program involves more than 50 UCF faculty and student teachers working closely with Nemours physicians daily […]

UCF Grad on Treating Veterans with PTSD and Other Mental Health Issues

For many veterans the internal struggles of adjusting to civilian life can be just as challenging as the experiences they’ve dealt with in combat. These struggles often take the form of health issues, considering 6 million veterans in 2016 used at least one healthcare service provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, according to […]

UCF-HCA Announce New Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

The UCF College of Medicine and HCA Healthcare have received approval for their 24th graduate medical education program — a new Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program based at Ocala Regional Medical Center. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medicine Education (ACGME) approved the one-year program for two fellows per year. The program is seeking immediate applicants […]

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Hearts for the Homeless Orlando

The “Hearts for the Homeless Orlando” movement was born when the three honors students learned that hypertension is one of the leading causes of death among homeless people. Every Monday and Tuesday evening, they set up tables, chairs and blood-pressure monitors in a parking lot behind downtown’s St. George Greek Orthodox Church, where more than 50 homeless people regularly gather there for meals provided by Straight Street Orlando and other charitable groups.