Administrative Structure

DEAN
The Dean is the chief executive and administrative officer of the College.  The Dean reports organizationally to the Senior Vice President, Health Affairs, is responsible for the administration of the College, and is the agent of the faculty for the execution of all missions of the College.  As Executive Officer of the Medical School and Chair of the Medical School Executive Committee, the Dean is responsible for the final disposition of all student issues related to performance and professional conduct.

VICE DEAN OF EDUCATION
The Vice Dean is responsible for all degree granting programs within the College of Medicine. This includes medical, graduate, and physician assistant student programs. The Vice Dean serves as chair for the Dean’s Advisory Committee and is an ex-officio member of the Academic Status Committee (ASC).

SENIOR ASSOCIATE DEAN OF UNDERGRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION
The Senior Associate Dean is responsible for all divisions related to the undergraduate medical education program. The Senior Associate Dean appoints the chair of the Curriculum Committee and serves as ex-officio member of the Academic Status Committee (ASC) and Dean’s Advisory Committee.

ASSOCIATE DEAN OF MEDICAL EDUCATION
The Associate Dean of Medical Education is responsible for the educational program for the M.D. degree. The Associate Dean also is responsible for management and maintenance of all educationally-related student databases. The Associate Dean provides counseling and approves examination absences and certain leaves of absence. The Associate Dean is an ex-officio member of the ASC.

ASSOCIATE DEAN OF STUDENT AFFAIRS
The Associate Dean of Student Affairs is responsible for administrative actions related to student registration status and progress through the curriculum. The Associate Dean serves as a source for personal and career counseling. The Associate Dean is responsible for providing students with consistent and accurate advice concerning their medical career and for preparing their medical student performance evaluation (Dean’s Letter). The Office of Student Affairs and Registration maintains the official student academic records and assists in maintenance of student databases. In conjunction with the Associate Dean of Medical Education, the Associate Dean of Student Affairs is responsible for management and maintenance of student data needed for deliberations of the Executive Committee and Academic Status Committee (ASC). During the proceedings of the ASC, the Associate Dean of Student Affairs may function as an advisor to students in accordance with UF and UF COM policies.

ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR STUDENT SUCCESS
The Associate Dean for Student Success is responsible for providing comprehensive support to MD students to ensure their academic success and overall well-being. The Associate Dean provides personalized coaching, advising, and mentoring for MD students to support their academic, personal, and professional growth.

ASSISTANT DEAN FOR STUDENT SUMMER HEALTH PROGRAMS
The Assistant Dean for Student Summer Health Programs is responsible for the development and oversight of pipeline programs to attract future physicians, scientists, and scholars to provide the highest patient care and service to patients within the state of Florida, the nation, and the world.

ASSOCIATE DEAN OF STUDENT AFFAIRS, JACKSONVILLE
The Associate Dean of Student Affairs in Jacksonville is responsible for support services for medical students during their clinical clerkship rotations at UF Health Jacksonville. The Associate Dean serves as a primary contact person for medical students who require assistance or have specific concerns. The Associate Dean serves as an ex-officio member of the Curriculum Committee and Academic Status Committee. The Associate Dean reports to the Senior Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education and collaborates with the Associate Dean of Student Affairs in Gainesville.

ASSISTANT DEAN OF MEDICAL EDUCATION, JACKSONVILLE
The Assistant Dean of Medical Education in Jacksonville, in collaboration with the assistant clerkship directors located in Jacksonville, is responsible for oversight and coordination of all educational activities for medical students during their clinical clerkship rotations at UF Health Jacksonville. The Assistant Dean provides oversight to Jacksonville’s assistant clerkship directors, recruits faculty to medical education roles, and works with faculty to continually improve teaching methods. The Assistant Dean serves as an ex-officio member of the Curriculum Committee, Academic Status Committee, and Clerkship Directors Committee. The Assistant Dean reports to the Associate Dean of Medical Education in Gainesville.

 FACULTY
The College of Medicine faculty is responsible for the teaching and evaluation of medical students in the courses, clerkships and electives that comprise the competency-based curriculum.

 FACULTY COUNCIL
The Faculty Council shall be representative of, and responsible to, the Faculty of the College of Medicine.  The Faculty Council serves as a forum for shared governance and mutual exchange of ideas between senior officers of the College and the Faculty.

 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
The Dean is delegated administrative and fiscal responsibility for the UF COM by the senior vice president, health affairs (SVPHA) and works with the departmental chairs and appropriate center/institute directors through the College of Medicine Executive Committee to ensure that the educational, research, and clinical missions are fulfilled.

 

Contact information for administration, and other positions within the College of Medicine, can be found https://med.ufl.edu/contact-information/.