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Research is key to being a good physician, students learn at MCOM Student Symposium

Science will not move forward if today’s medical school graduates do not make research a significant part of their careers. This was the reality presented by Richard Lockey, […]

USF Health students mentor undergrads to help define pathways to careers in health

It’s all about connecting with those who have walked before you. That’s the crux of USF Health Plexus, a mentoring program that pairs current students in USF Health […]

Patient-centered care earns five USF Health departments medical home designations

Five USF Health clinical departments have been named Patient-Centered Medical Home sites by the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA), a selection that demonstrates their focus on patient-doctor […]

Black Robe Day gives perspective the commonalities of law and medicine

Keeping citizens connected to our country’s court system – and its central tenet of the jury trial system – is a focus of an annual program that helps […]

Community benefits most from COPH annual flu vaccines

The USF College of Public Health once again helped the local community steer clear of the influenza virus. Nearly a thousand people were inoculated Oct. 21 when COPH […]

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Physical Therapy students commit to serving patients first at annual white coat ceremony

Standing before friends and family, 48 USF Doctor of Physical Therapy students promised to put their patients first, be responsible and accountable, and to collaborate with their health […]

This year’s National Physical Therapy Month focuses on pain management

Pain is personal, but many times the root cause of pain can be treated through physical therapy. October is National Physical Therapy Month and this year’s campaign focuses […]

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Crowds gather under the trees at USF Health Annual Barbecue

The smell of sweet barbecue was in the air, as it attracted hundreds of students, faculty and staff to the annual USF Health gathering near Lake Behnke. Dr. […]

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USF Health physician assistant program earns provisional accreditation, can begin accepting applications

USF Health’s Physician Assistant program has been granted provisional accreditation by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). The designation allows the PA program, […]

Pilot project aims to measure if group education helps patients better manage diabetes

When patients take active roles in their own health care, outcomes improve. That’s the premise for a pilot program taking place in the USF Health’s Division of General […]