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USF Health Morsani College of Medicine Receives Gift Of Tree Of Hippocrates Sapling

Posted on February 6, 2019

Hippocrates, a Greek physician born around 460 BC on the island of Kos, is recognized for being the “father of modern medicine.” According to legend, Hippocrates would mentor medical students underneath the shade of an Oriental plane tree on the island, known today as the Tree of Hippocrates. The professional standards he established for medical […]


Anonymous donor pledges $1 million to new USF medical school building

Posted on April 12, 2018

A local philanthropist anonymously committed $1 million in support of the new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute building under construction in Water Street Tampa. The donor also serves on the dean’s campaign cabinet to promote the medical college’s upcoming move to the downtown waterfront. “We are thrilled that this individual has […]


Thanks to our Fall 2017 Investing in Discovery event hosts

Posted on November 16, 2017

USF Health thanks its sponsors for its Fall 2017 Investing in Discovery event hosts: Tomlin St. Cyr Real Estate Services, Dr. Chris Pittman (MD ’88) and Mrs. Karen Pittman (BA ’84, MEd ’89), and Republic Bank. The Investing in Discovery event series brought together community leaders to learn more about the USF expansion in Water […]


Vasiloudes family, Academic Alliance in Dermatology support downtown building

Posted on September 14, 2017

Academic Alliance in Dermatology and its founders, Dr. Panos and Helen Vasiloudes, have committed $250,000 to support the new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute building in Water Street Tampa. “USF is a very special place for us, where personal and professional emotions come together,” said Dr. Vasiloudes. “Teaching pediatric dermatology has […]


New renderings released for USF at Water Street Tampa

Posted on July 17, 2017

As the countdown continues for the start of construction on the new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute building in Water Street Tampa, new renderings by HOK have been released by the University of South Florida.


USF Heart Institute Director Wickline welcomed as first TGH Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine

Posted on May 11, 2017

More than 80 leaders from the University of South Florida, Tampa General Hospital and Tampa Bay business community gathered to celebrate the appointment of Samuel A. Wickline MD as the first TGH Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine. The event also served to recognize Wickline’s appointment as the founding director of the USF Health Heart Institute, […]


New exterior renderings for USF Downtown

Posted on January 31, 2017

The University of South Florida has unveiled preliminary renderings of the future home of its USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute in downtown Tampa.   The renderings offer an early look at USF’s newest state-of-the-art facility, which will combine under one roof a medical school to teach the next generation of physicians, […]


USF Health Downtown: What’s happening now?

Posted on November 28, 2016

An interview with Charles J. Lockwood, MD, MHCM Senior Vice President for USF Health; Dean, Morsani College of Medicine Q: It has been almost a year since the downtown site was dedicated for the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute. What’s happening now? A: We’re in the process of seeking the final […]


USF Downtown: Creating a future-facing medical education space

Posted on October 20, 2016

An interview with Dr. Bryan A. Bognar, Vice Dean for Educational Affairs, Morsani College of Medicine Q: You have been involved in several of the planning committees for the downtown expansion of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute. How is it going? A: I began my career at USF in 1989, and […]