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Archive for 2008



Fitting the pieces into the puzzle as pediatric services return to Shands at UF

By • Apr 24th, 2008 • Category: Lead Story

The College of Medicine and Shands have worked together for months reexamining how to best use the facilities at Shands at UF, Shands AGH, the Florida Surgical Center and Ayers Medical Plaza. The realignment plan unfolded last week with pediatric patients at Shands AGH returning to Shands UF and several surgical services switching locations. Some say the transition has resulted in stronger, more cohesive relationships among the UF health system.

Schooling surgeon scientists

By • Apr 23rd, 2008 • Category: Students

Two surgical residents earn additional doctorate degrees in research.

A passion for art fuels her passion for social change

By • Apr 23rd, 2008 • Category: Students, Top Stories

Lindsey Evans is a third-year medical student who understands the needs of underserved communities. Before her days as a UF medical student, she coordinated art projects for students in New York City neighborhoods and in Brazil. So it seemed natural that she took on the task of “sprucing up” the Shands at UF Eastside Community […]

Faculty Roundup

By • Apr 23rd, 2008 • Category: Awards, Faculty in the News, Faculty Recognition

Here you will find a list of some of the most recent news about UF COM faculty. Our physicians regularly receive awards, are selected as officers of prestigious societies and associations and take part in valuable training and seminars. Contact us with your news and help us keep up to date with your department.

Students enjoy valuable R&R

By • Apr 23rd, 2008 • Category: Students

Medical and dental students take a break from books, rotations and lectures for a Saturday barbecue at UF’s Lake Wauburg.

New ICU vital for neuro patients, officials say

By • Apr 23rd, 2008 • Category: Miscellaneous

Shands at UF Neuro-Intensive Care Unit opens April 1, providing neurology and neurosurgery patients access to UF experts and the latest technology.

Office Manager and Program Assistant recognized

By • Apr 23rd, 2008 • Category: Staff

Office of Minority Affairs staff members are acknowledged for their roles in medical education at the University of Florida.

Painting by numbers

By • Apr 23rd, 2008 • Category: Students

A gallery of photos taken by third-year medical student Irving Zamora of students painting murals on the walls of the UF and Shands Eastside Community Practice in Gainesville.

It is Award Season at the COM

By • Apr 23rd, 2008 • Category: Awards, Top Stories

OK, it’s not the Oscars, but it is award season at the College of Medicine. And the Eighth Annual Medical Education Banquet is just the place to announce several of the awards presented for the academic year 2007-2008. This year’s banquet, to be held Monday, April 28 at Emerson Alumni Hall, will include special recognition […]

Gators’ Doc Honored

By • Apr 23rd, 2008 • Category: Awards, Faculty Recognition, Top Stories

It is an award-winning spring for Dr. Peter Indelicato from the department of orthpaedics and rehabilitation. He was named the 2007 Sports Medicine Person of the Year by the Athletic Trainers Association of Florida, and he also received the Gold Medal Distinguished Alumni Award from his alma mater New York Medical College. Indelicato will be […]