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Philip A. Efron, MD, FACS, FCCM, Associate Professor, Acute Care Surgery

Phillip A. Efron, M.D., FACS, FCCM, Accepts Position as Associate Editor of Critical Care Explorations

Published: October 10th, 2019

Phillip A. Efron, M.D. FACS, FCCM, a professor of surgery and anesthesiology at the University of Florida College of Medicine and medical director for the UF Health Shands Hospital surgical […]

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Sergio Duarte, Ph.D., Named NIH Diversity Grant Award Winner

Published: October 7th, 2019

The National Institutes of Health has determined that the best research is done by a diverse and well-trained workforce. In this spirit, they created the Research Supplements to Promote Diversity […]


Patrick Underwood, M.D., Receives Frederick A. Coller Surgical Society’s Research Fellowship Award

Published: October 2nd, 2019

Our very own Patrick Underwood, M.D., was selected as a recipient of the annual Frederick A. Coller Surgical Society’s Research Fellowship Award. The $15,000 award will be available for use […]

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UF Department of Surgery Moves Up in Clerkship Rankings

Published: August 28th, 2019

The University of Florida’s department of surgery has moved up to fourth out of seventh place among clerkship rotations with regards to clinical experience and third out of seventh place […]

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Andrea Riner, M.D., M.P.H., Receives Scholar-in-Training Award

Published: August 12th, 2019

Congratulations to Andrea Riner, M.D., M.P.H., who has been selected to receive a Scholar-in-Training Award from the American Association for Cancer Research, or AACR. The award supports Dr. Riner’s attendance […]

Attention UF Health patients with BIOCELL® textured implants:

Published: August 6th, 2019

On July 24, 2019, Allergan voluntarily recalled unused BIOCELL® textured breast implant products. The recall is only for implants that have not been used in patients. At this time, the […]

Lisa Alexander and her horses

Back on the saddle

Published: August 5th, 2019

After recovering from a mastectomy, Lisa Alexander sought out UF Health Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics Center problem-solver, Bruce Mast, MD, FACS, to get back on the saddle.

Harvey Chim, M.D.

Harvey Chim, M.D., FACS, Appointed to 2019–2020 Visiting Professor Program

Published: July 31st, 2019

Harvey Chim, M.D., FACS, has been selected to serve as an American Society for Surgery of the Hand visiting professor for the 2019 – 2020 academic year. The ASSH is […]

UF Health Shands Hospital ranks among nation’s best in seven medical specialties

UF Health Shands Hospital ranks among nation’s best in seven medical specialties

Published: July 30th, 2019

University of Florida Health Shands Hospital ranks among the nation’s elite in seven adult medical specialties in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 “Best Hospitals” report released today…

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UF Health Shands Hospital renovates intensive care unit for patients with burns and serious wounds

Published: July 26th, 2019

UF Health Shands Hospital will unveil a renovated intensive care unit for adult patients who require care for burns, severe skin disorders or serious wounds and for those requiring specialized […]