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On the Move: Strategic Hires and Promotions

2020-21 Strategic Hires Syed Osman Ali, MD Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery (Cardiothoracic Surgery and Transplantation) USF Health Morsani College of Medicine Before USF:  Loyola University, Chicago, IL; and […]

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 […]

The golden standard class receives first white coats on golden anniversary

  The 177 medical students of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine Class of 2025 completed their first right of passage at their White Coat Ceremony — […]

Cancer survivor, grateful patient establishes fund to support colorectal surgery program at USF Health

After receiving a life-changing procedure at USF Health, philanthropist William “Bobby” Jacobsen has honored his doctor Jorge Marcet by creating an endowment for advanced colorectal education and research. […]

Immertec, USF Health awarded NIH small business grant to study effectiveness of immersive virtual reality in medical training

The research teams will use Immertec’s live virtual reality (VR) platform to train USF Health resident physicians in critical emergency scenarios as a part of their overall graduate […]

Grateful Patient series: Dr. Siviero Agazzi and Joel Lopez

  After years of nagging headaches, Tampa resident Joel Lopez in 2008 was diagnosed with a benign meningioma brain tumor. The 59-year-old artist, with clients like the comic […]

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 Taneja College of Pharmacy on target for moving to downtown Tampa

The pharmacy program will build out shelled space in the new USF Health Downtown building over the next year and move in early 2023. TAMPA, Fla (Aug. 12, […]

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 […]

USF Health, Tampa General specialties earn high ranks in US News & World Report

Tampa General Hospital ranked as the #1 hospital in Tampa Bay in the 2021-2022 rankings released this week by U.S. News & World Report, and was also listed […]

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