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Collaborative effort across Florida’s medical schools results in a statute expanding Medicaid coverage to include donor breastmilk

Collaborative effort across Florida’s medical schools results in a statute expanding Medicaid coverage to include donor breastmilk More Florida babies will have access to donor breastmilk with the […]

USF Health Ybor Youth Clinic first in Florida to receive Adolescent-Centered Environment Certification from the Adolescent Health Initiative

The USF Health Ybor Youth Clinic (YYC) is proud to announce successful completion of the Adolescent-Centered Environment Assessment Process (ACE-AP) and certification as a silver adolescent-centered health center; […]

Tampa General Hospital and USF Health start the new year by moving forward with enhanced alliance

Tampa General and USF Health launch USF Tampa General Physicians, a new physician management service organization to better care for patients of the Tampa Bay region. Tampa General […]

Omicron variant: Keep calm and carry on

Dear Faculty, Staff, Residents and Students: In the past few weeks much has been made of the SARS-CoV-2 South African (B.1.1.529) variant. Cable news and social media have […]

TEDDY study compares characteristics of children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes before and after age 6

Development of autoimmunity at an early age associated with more aggressive form of the disease in genetically susceptible children, a USF Health-led study suggests TAMPA, Fla. (Oct. 21, […]

America’s Best Is Yet To Come

Dear Faculty, Staff, Residents and Students: Twenty years ago, I was finishing a meeting in my office at Bellevue Hospital in lower Manhattan when a nurse told me […]

Stronger than ever, medical school celebrates 50th anniversary of charter MD class

In September 1971, the doors of Florida’s newest medical school opened to 24 students, launching an MD program at USF that has since grown to be one of […]

USF Health earns a 100% score on national benchmarks for value-based care

USF Health attained a 100% score on its most recent Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) assessment, a measurement required by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) […]

USF Health a site for clinical trial testing Moderna COVID vaccine for children ages 6 months to under 12 years

TAMPA, Fla (August 11, 2021) – The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine has been selected as a site for a clinical trial testing the Moderna mRNA-1273 COVID-19 […]

New USF Institute for Microbiomes created to advance human and environmental health

TAMPA, Fla (July 21, 2021) – USF Health today announced the launch of a major university-wide institute dedicated to harnessing the huge populations of bacteria, viruses, fungi and other […]

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