Name, MD/DO + any additional degrees: Craig Elder, MD
College/University: University of Utah
Medical School: University of Utah School of Medicine
Hometown: South Jordan, UT
Clinical Interests: Plastic Surgery
What were you looking for in a residency program? High clinical volume. Diverse operative case mix. Strong camaraderie amongst both residents and faculty. Great research opportunities.
What are the strengths of the UF program? Great cases. Strong faculty and research. Amazing residents.
What do you like best about living in Gainesville? Easy place to live. You’re close to everything but do not have to deal with big city issues. The weather allows you to be outside year-long.
List of hobbies/interests: Anything outdoors. Hiking, biking, spending time at the beach, visiting theme parks. Hanging out at the pool with friends. Camp fires and dinners. Traveling to national parks.