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Coats of compassion

Jamie Osborne is one of the 59 students in the UF College of Medicine School of Physician Assistant Studies’ class of 2013 who received their white coats during the school’s fifth annual White Coat Ceremony, held June 8 in the HPNP Auditorium. “Today, we celebrate a special occasion of…

Cloaked to care

More than 1,500 hours of lectures and thousands of exam questions later, members of the UF College of Medicine’s class of 2014 have arrived at the midpoint of their medical education journey. To celebrate this milestone, nearly 850 family, friends and faculty members joined entering third-year students during the Mark…

Growing into new physicians together

The 135 graduates of the class of 2012 shared their first day as new physicians with family and friends from across the country at the UF College of Medicine’s 52nd commencement ceremony.

Four years later: Saad Mir has a heart for helping others

Mir, a fourth-year UF College of Medicine student, and his childhood friend, Omar Ishaq, a fourth-year John Hopkins School of Medicine student, are the co-directors and founders of the Sunnah Foundation, a Baltimore-based nonprofit organization that provides housing to the homeless.

Potential UF students get a ‘Second Look’

About 100 accepted UF COM students, plus their guests, attended the college’s Second Look weekend, held April 27-28. Friday night’s reception allowed accepted student to mingle with each other and meet college faculty and leadership, while Saturday’s agenda featured presentations by faculty and students.

An inspiration since ‘day one’

This was the third time that Patricia Abbitt, M.D., a professor in the department of radiology, was selected by the college’s graduating class for the Hippocratic Award. But she still got choked up.

Med students learn more about career options

Forty-three faculty members and residents volunteered to sit at tables representing 18 different medical specialties to help second-year students get a closer look into each track. Fifteen fourth-year medical students also attended to share their recent experience during Match Day.