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USF Health has a physician resident and fellowship program with Tampa General Hospital. Lindsey Ryan MD, an otolaryngology intern began her general surgery rounds with attending surgeon, Noor M. Kassira, MD, Frank Velez, MD, Jennifer Thuy-Quynh Le, MS3 and  Connor W. Barnes, MD in pediatrics and the neonatal care unit.

First Day: USF physician residents embrace their specialty training [slideshow]

Three words: Safe. Team. Commit. That’s the message Charles Paidas, MD, urged more than 230 new resident physicians to take away from their recent all-day orientation, their official […]

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USF Health medical school on the move

MD program fully reaccredited, following approval of $17M to help build new facility downtown Tampa. FL (June 30, 2015) — The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s MD […]

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Governor approves funding for Morsani College of Medicine move downtown

Gov. Rick Scott today signed a state budget into law that includes $17 million to begin relocating the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine to downtown Tampa. The […]

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USF Health’s Dr. Charles Lockwood elected to March of Dimes National Board

Charles J. Lockwood, MD, senior associate vice president for USF Health and dean of the Morsani College of Medicine, has been elected to the March of Dimes National […]

COPH researcher Rays Jiang and her team

USF researcher helps identify host factor essential for malaria parasite to infect human red blood cells

Rays Jiang’s computational biology expertise powers antimalarial drug discovery efforts Red blood cells are a prime target for infection by the malaria parasite, but the absence of a […]

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USF researchers develop novel ketone supplements to enhance non-toxic cancer therapy

The mouse model study combined a ketogenic diet and supplements with hyperbaric oxygen therapy  Tampa, FL (June 10, 2015) — A team of researchers from the Hyperbaric Biomedical […]

Long time MCOM Student Affairs Office staffer Willie Mitchell

Willie Mitchell is retiring from MCOM Student Affairs, leaving a legacy of service with a smile

For 26 years, Willie Mitchell has helped thousands of medical students navigate through medical school. He is the first person visitors see in the Office of Student Affairs […]

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Dr. Lucy Guerra captures the essence of working at an academic medical center, reflects on power of a team-based approach to patient care [multimedia]

This is the first story in a series highlighting faculty who are shining examples of quality and compassionate patient care and patient safety. Every day, these health care […]

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USF Health Byrd Institute brings award-winning play about Alzheimer’s in African American community to Tampa

Production part of sustained, nationwide effort to increase minority enrollment in clinical trials Tampa, FL (June 1, 2015) – The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute has teamed up […]

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USF College of Nursing to open free clinic for patients with chronic health conditions

CARE Tampa Bay clinic, offering education and support, will open its doors May 30  Tampa, FL (May 26, 2015) –The University of South Florida College of Nursing will […]