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UFCOMJ to soon welcome <br/>new residents to campus

UFCOMJ to soon welcome
new residents to campus

Within the next few months, dozens of new medical residents will begin their respective training programs at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. Most of the 89 training positions, which span across 11 UFCOMJ residency programs, were filled through the national Match Day process.

A homecoming of sorts <br/>for new surgery chair

A homecoming of sorts
for new surgery chair

D. Scott Lind, MD, FACS, is the new chair of the department of surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. This is his second stint with the university, as he served as professor of surgery years ago on UF’s Gainesville campus.

Success at UF Health North among many bright spots during the past year

Success at UF Health North among many bright spots during the past year

Senior leaders at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville discuss the impact and future of UF Health North while providing other timely news and insight in this quarterly e-newsletter from Dean Daniel R. Wilson, MD, PhD.

UF Health breaks ground on new inpatient tower at its north campus

UF Health breaks ground on new inpatient tower at its north campus

Once construction is complete, UF Health North will be the only hospital in North Jacksonville, creating convenience for residents of northern Duval County, Nassau County and Southeast Georgia.

Several faculty recognized for longstanding service at UFCOMJ

Several faculty recognized for longstanding service at UFCOMJ

Nearly 40 faculty physicians at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville recently received Service Pin Awards, which are given annually to those who reach certain milestone for continuous service.

The Dean's List

Dr. Daniel R. Wilson, M.D., Ph.D.

UF Health North: The First Year and the Road Ahead

Feb 19, 2016

Can you believe it has already been a full year since we cut the ribbon and opened the doors at the North? Looking back, the fanfare and excitement at the February 2015 ribbon-cutting ceremony foreshadowed the response and success this state-of-the-art outpatient medical center would enjoy.

Media Coverage

First Coast Connect: Child Abuse Prevention
WJCT • April 19, 2016

Monkey farms "natural Zika hosts"
USA Today • April 13, 2016

Media Contact

The media specialist can be contacted directly at (904) 244-3268 to schedule access on campus or media interviews with any UF Health Science Center Jacksonville faculty or employee during business hours from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. For weekend and evening inquiries, call the hospital's main number, (904) 244-0411, and ask to speak to the media representative on call.

Recent Articles

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Seven years after surgery, oral cancer patient is cancer-free

4/22/2016

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Oral cancer patient says, “A second opinion saved my life.”

4/22/2016

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Caring for the caregiver: Neuro ICU nurse has brain tumor removed at UF Health Jacksonville

4/22/2016

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On The Same Page

Dr. David Guzick, M.D., Ph.D.

Enhancing Quality While Accommodating Growth

Mar 31, 2016

Over the past several years, as our reputation for quality care, hospitality and service has grown, more patients are choosing UF Health for medical care. New clinical faculty members were hired to accommodate this growth, along with nurses and other staff. But we can only grow so much, at least regarding inpatient services, within a fixed chassis. The new UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital and UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital reflect our recognition that new facilities are needed to accommodate continued growth.

The Post

The PostSpeaking the same language

March 2016

UF Health medical interpreters assist patients with limited English proficiency in the hospital, sharing approximately 15 to 36 patient assignments each day. They interpret for breathing tests, CT scans, emergency care and pregnancy delivery — wherever patients need a voice.