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COMJ faculty mourn loss of esteemed colleague

COMJ faculty mourn loss of esteemed colleague

As faculty members toggle grief and shock over the death of Robert Wears, MD, PhD, they are also reminiscing about the brilliance and humility he exhibited throughout his time on campus.

The genetics of pain

The genetics of pain

Phyllis Hendry, MD, a professor of emergency medicine at the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville, discusses how pain management could become part of personalized medicine.

30 years of service <br>and a farewell bid <br>for Dr. Skip Wilson

30 years of service
and a farewell bid
for Dr. Skip Wilson

George "Skip" Wilson III, MD, who retired June 30, held several positions during his three decades at UF Health. He was most recently senior associate dean for clinical affairs at the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville.

Compassionate care <br/>beyond our borders

Compassionate care
beyond our borders

Abi Estelle, MD, DDS, an oral and maxillofacial surgery resident, is the founder of a charity that gives resources, support and medical attention to children in developing countries.

Academic Matters

Leon L. Haley Jr., M.D., M.H.S.A., CPE, FACEP

North campus expansion and academic excellence

Summer 2017

UF COMJ leaders discuss the opening of the UF Health North hospital and other developments in this quarterly e-newsletter.

Media Coverage

Health Notes: UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville honored
Florida Times-Union • July 18, 2017

Distraction tool kit
News4Jax (WJXT) • July 08, 2017

Confirmed case of Legionnaires' disease in Duval County
CBS 47 News • June 14, 2017

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Recent Articles

The academics of pain management - Thumb

The academics of pain management

7/25/2017

UF COMJ training programs continue to emphasize pain education Though widespread opioid abuse has placed a brighter spotlight on pain... [full story]

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Physicians develop guide to safely relieve pain

7/24/2017

The PAMI Pain Management and Dosing Guide helps health care providers safely relieve a patient’s pain in acute care set... [full story]

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COMJ faculty mourn loss of esteemed colleague

7/21/2017

Robert Wears, MD, PhD, was regarded as an expert in patient safety As faculty members toggle grief and shock over the death of Robert... [full story]

On The Same Page

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

Markets for Health Care: Part 2 – The Market for Health Care Services

June 27, 2017

This is Part 2 of our newsletter on the distinction between the market for health care services and the market for health insurance. We begin by stating that competition in the health insurance market is a horse of a different color from competition in the health care services market. This is because of the differentiating features of health insurance: actuarial risk, variability in plan benefits, regulatory requirements and other considerations.

The Post

The PostHelpful Habits

May/June 2017

UF researchers using new strategies to tackle Alzheimer's and other memory disorders