About the College

The University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville is the largest of the three UF colleges — medicine, nursing and pharmacy — located on the approximately 110-acre UF Health Jacksonville campus. The college's 16 clinical science departments house more than 440 faculty members and 380 residents and fellows.

Education

The college offers 38 accredited graduate medical education programs and 14 non-standard programs. More than 100 residents and fellows from programs across the U.S. come to UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville to participate in various clinical rotations as well.

In addition to graduate medical education, clinical rotations in all the major disciplines are provided for students from the UF College of Medicine in Gainesville. Third-year medical students enrolled at UF spend about 25 percent of their training at the Jacksonville campus, gaining valuable experience in an urban setting. While third-year rotations are only offered to UF students, elective rotations in the final year of clinical training are available to students from accredited schools in the US and Canada.

For practicing physicians, the college offers a continuing medical education program that recruits national and international speakers who are well known and respected in their fields.

Patient Care

The UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville is affiliated with UF Health in Jacksonville, a health system comprised of two hospitals — the 603-bed UF Health Jacksonville and 92-bed UF Health North — and more than 60 primary and specialty care practices throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. The system's key programs include:

  • U.S. News and World Report nationally ranked programs in nephrology, otolaryngology/oral and maxillofacial surgery, and pediatric neurosurgery
  • UF Health TraumaOne, Florida's first and the region's only ACS-verified Level I adult and pediatric trauma center
  • UF Health Proton Therapy Institute, the first proton-based radiation oncology center in the Southeast
  • Breast Center
  • Cardiovascular Center, an accredited Chest Pain Center and regional leader in cardiac research
  • Neuroscience Institute, which houses a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, Comprehensive MS Center, Level 4 Epilepsy Center, ALS Treatment Center of Excellence, Neuropathy Center and accredited Sleep Center, as well as advanced multidisciplinary programs in neurosurgical oncology, movement disorders and complex spine surgery
  • Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Center, one of eleven statewide
  • Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, one of seven statewide
  • Child Protection Team, one of 23 offices statewide

Research

University of Florida Health Sciences Building
The University of Florida Health Sciences Building, which houses the Learning Resources Center, Faculty Clinic and Borland Library, on the UF Health Jacksonville campus.

The college's faculty, residents and fellows are active in clinical research. Residents and fellows regularly present their findings at locations across the country and publish their projects in well-known publications. In 2019, the campus received $23.1 million in external research funding, approximately 50% of which was federally sponsored projects.

The campus houses a 16,000-square-foot clinical and translational research facility. To support faculty and resident research, the college has a Center for Data Solutions, offering researchers analytics, epidemiology and biostatistics support, and a Center for Research Training, helping develop the next generation of highly collaborative clinical researchers.

The college is also home to two dedicated clinical research initiatives:

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