Dean's Welcome

Linda R. Edwards, M.D.
Linda R. Edwards, M.D.

Welcome to the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. It is the largest of the three colleges at the Health Science Center Jacksonville. Our unique enterprise includes our downtown campus (located with UF Health Jacksonville on a footprint that spans 10 city blocks), our more than 30 community health practice locations throughout Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia, and our exciting new medical office building and 92-bed hospital located at the UF Health North campus (11 miles north of downtown).

This is an exciting time to be part of the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville community. We excel in education, research and patient care that expresses our steadfast values of compassion, excellence, professionalism and innovation. The college's 16 clinical science departments house more than 440 faculty members, 1,560 staff and 384 residents and fellows, as well as medical students from UF and around the country. We offer an incredible breadth of clinical training programs and proud to train many of best primary care providers and specialists throughout the region, the state and the country.

Research, discovery and innovation are critical aspects of our clinical campus and we have some of the country’s leading researchers at our locations searching for and finding new treatments and clinical options.

The UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville faculty, administrators, residents, fellows, students and staff work as a team in pursuit of our common mission — to heal, to comfort, to educate and to discover through quality health care, elimination of health disparities, medical education, innovation and research.

This site will provide you with information on our graduate medical education programs and medical student education programs, as well as research and continuing medical education activities and events.

Welcome to Jacksonville!

Linda R. Edwards, M.D.
Dean, College of Medicine - Jacksonville
University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville