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UF Mass Casualty Incident Simulation Exercise

Students in the Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) participated in a disaster simulation exercise on June 21, 2017 with members of local emergency responders to practice the skills they learned as part of the summer program. SHPEP’s goal is to strengthen the academic proficiency and career development of students…

UF Putting Families First Receives Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Award

UF Health’s Putting Families First (IFH) program, started in 1998 by Richard Davidson, MD, MPH and Rhondda Waddell, PhD, LMSW, has received one of the inaugural Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Awards in Excellence in Social Mission in Health Professions Education.  UF Health is among four individuals and institutions recognized by…

Keep it moving

How one Gainesville woman keeps rolling, thanks to UF Health’s Putting Families First.  Article written for The UF Post by Morgan Sherburne.

Physical Therapy and Dental Students IPE

This Spring, the first year dental students worked in the UF Dental Clinics with first and third year Physical Therapy program students to learn about and practice methods to assist dental patients in safe transfers to the dental treatment chair. This session was a real “win-win”.

2016 UF CLARION Competition

  Congratulations to this years CLARION team who took 1st place at the National CLARION Case Competition!…

The Dream Team

Richard Davidson, M.D., M.P.H., sees the future of health science education sort of like a roadmap. Every student in every HSC college is on a specific road. Sometimes these paths intersect. Sometimes they veer off into their own direction. But in the same way many roads converge on a city on the map, eventually, many of those paths will take students to the same place — around a bed, taking care of a sick patient.

Collaboration in Progress

“We all have different perspectives and different things we have learned,” Malo says. “I never would have thought to ask the questions they have asked. It has definitely helped us collaborate better.”