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Archive for 2009



UF clinic committed to improving health care in east Gainesville

By • Sep 25th, 2009 • Category: Lead Story

The Eastside Community Practice is situated in an area with the highest rates of cancer deaths, infant mortality and sexually transmitted diseases in Alachua County. Faculty and staff at the UF clinic will work to improve prevention efforts in the community.

The promise of a new home

By • Sep 25th, 2009 • Category: Top Stories

A young family teams up with the UF Powell Gene Therapy Center to battle Pompe disease. Their story of hope and courage is featured in the Fall 2009 issue of the Florida Physician.

Shands at UF stroke center is recognized

By • Sep 25th, 2009 • Category: Awards

Shands at UF receives recognition from the Agency for Health Care Administration for comprehensive stroke program.

Addressing the need for more surgeons

By • Sep 25th, 2009 • Category: Guest Column, Surgery

The field of general surgery will face a shortage of professionals in the near future. The UF department of surgery addresses this need by committing itself to help double the number of UF College of Medicine graduates who enter general surgery residencies or surgical subspecialties.

Lifestyles of the cash-strapped and not-yet-famous medical students.

By • Sep 25th, 2009 • Category: Students, Top Stories

The Southern Scholarship Foundation dedicates one of its nine scholarship houses in Gainesville to female medical students, providing rent-free housing to nine qualifying students. Living in the Rogers Rotary House helps alleviate some of the students’ financial burdens.

Give ’em their props

By • Sep 25th, 2009 • Category: Staff

Have any fellow employees done something outstanding at work? If so, give them the recognition they deserve by nominating them for a Superior Accomplishment Award.