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A Veteran’s Resilience: An Unwavering Journey to Health

He served his country for almost two decades. Then, doctors from UF Health were able to return the favor. Dick’s military journey began in 1979 when he enlisted, first as a helicopter mechanic followed by completing flight school. His service was marked by long hours, unwavering dedication and the camaraderie…

UF Health Aortic Disease Center celebrates five years

For Tom Martin, M.D., the UF Health Aortic Disease Center is built around people. From the center’s beginnings in 2018, Martin and his team set three goals: increase case volume, broaden their research and improve the quality of treatment for patients.

Standardizing OR notes facilitates communication across specialties

When it comes to quality initiatives, even the smallest standardization can result in an improvement in patient care. Standardizing operating room notes, for example, is one of the ways surgeons can increase ease of collaboration and leave less room for errors in reporting. “My service often collaborates with other departments,…