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Top 10 USF Health News Stories of 2020

What a year!

We may be trying to close this year out as quickly as possible, but a quick look back at some of our top stories is a must!

It may surprise you – they weren’t all related to COVID-19! Here are our Top 10 Stories of 2020, for both the USF Health News site and via social media (USF Health Facebook), ranked starting at No. 1. And also check out the top stories for USF (more…).

Take a look!


Top USF Health Online Stories*

1: The new Morsani College of Medicine + Heart Institute opens in downtown Tampa!


2: Christian Bréchot’s COVID-19 blog


3. COVID Q&A with Dr. Michael Teng


4. USF Health team invents 3D printed nasal swab to impact worldwide ability to test for COVID-19


5. Patients of TGH, USF Health have greater access to their medical records as part of Cures Act


6. USF Health, TGH selected to participate in COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial

Tampa General Hospital Exterior with USF Medical Building taken from Davis Islands bridge at dusk


7. USF Health leads in COVID-19 clinical trials


8. TGH/USF Health sign enhanced affiliation agreement


9. ICU bed shortage predicted as COVID-19 surges


10. Match Day 2020


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Top Social Media Stories**

1. USF Health virologist Michael Teng: Coronavirus Q&A


2. Tampa General Hospital, University of South Florida Strengthen Affiliation


3. USF Health rapidly expands telehealth to keep patients connected to medical specialists


4. We Must Lead The Way, by Dr. Charles Lockwood


5. USF Health Pediatric Pulmonology Becomes a Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-Accredited Core Center


6. USF Nurse Educator Helps Husband Survive COVID-19


7. USF Health accelerates COVID-19 research projects


8. USF Health takes COVID-19 testing to local Hillsborough County neighborhoods


9. Tie: Lung Transplant Team Led By Dr. Kapilkumar Patel, Recognized As Culture Champions


9. Tie: New USF Analysis Predicts a Serious Hospital Bed Shortage in Hillsborough County in the Absence of Social Distancing


10. Second Quarter 2020 Earn Press Ganey Awards


**Based on Facebook page views

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