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USF Health professor Dr. Jose Lezama earns recognition from alma mater

USF Health Department of Internal Medicine vice chair and Morsani College of Medicine professor Jose Lezama, MD, FACP, was recently inducted into the University of Florida College of Medicine Wall of Fame. He is only the 40th alumnus out of approximately 7,500 graduates in the college’s 60-year history to earn such recognition.   Dr. Lezama has received many student-, resident- and national- awards and recognitions, including multiple Teacher-of-the-Year awards from the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital and USF Health Morsani College of Medicine.  He has received a University of Florida Distinguished  Alumnus Award for his accomplishments in the field of medicine.

“The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Haley V.A. have always given me a chance to prove myself as a clinician educator, program innovator and community partner.  This is a great honor,” Dr. Lezama said.