About UF – COM


  • UF Health includes the colleges of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions and Veterinary Medicine, which has a large animal hospital and a small animal hospital. The system also encompasses nine research institutes and centers: the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute, the UF Diabetes Institute, the UF Emerging Pathogens Institute, UF’s Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute, the UF Genetics Institute, the UF Health Cancer Center, the UF Institute for Child Health Policy, the UF Institute on Aging and the UF Research and Academic Center at Lake Nona.
  • UF Health also provides the full spectrum of patient-care services through its family of hospitals and clinical programs, which includes two teaching hospitals and two specialty hospitals:
    • UF Health Shands Hospital (Gainesville)
    • UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital
    • UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital
    • UF Health Jacksonville (Jacksonville)
    • UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital (Gainesville)
    • UF Health Shands Rehab Hospital (Gainesville)
  • The College of Medicine, the largest of six colleges at the University of Florida Health Science Center, opened in 1956 with a mission to increase Florida’s supply of highly qualified physicians, provide advanced health-care services to the citizens of Florida and foster discovery in health research.




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