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Category: College of Medicine
The UF College of Medicine, founded in 1956, encompasses 26 clinical and basic science departments staffed by 1,050 faculty on the Gainesville campus and 320 faculty on the UF Health Science Center’s urban campus in Jacksonville. The college attracts nearly $200 million in external grants and contracts for research per year and is the leading educator of outstanding physicians, physician assistants and biomedical scientists for the state of Florida. Through Shands hospitals and a network of UF practices, UF College of Medicine physicians provide cutting-edge care to residents of Florida, and patients around the world who travel to Gainesville and Jacksonville for specialized care.