The Administrative Affairs Office facilitates processes related to University of
Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville academic and professional matters
such as, but not limited to faculty affairs, human resources and clinical faculty
fringe benefit programs.
The Compliance Office ensures that UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville providers
and billing staff understand their legal responsibilities with regard to professional
The Office of Clinical Affairs supports the satellite network of 35 clinics, mostly
primary care clinics geographically dispersed throughout the five county area. In
addition, multispecialty clinic locations include Southside Jacksonville, Lake City
and St. Mary’s Georgia.
Development and Engagement supports and enhances the UF College
of Medicine – Jacksonville by encouraging alumni and friends to provide private
funds and other resources for the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville benefit,
to manage those assets and to provide volunteer leadership in support of the University's
The Office of Educational Affairs (OEA) is responsible for the management and oversight
of graduate medical education at the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville.
The office also provides a faculty development program designed to enhance the expertise
and skills of the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville faculty.
The Faculty Council provides an effective means of communication between the faculty
and administration. It allows the voting faculty to be responsible for developing
the educational policies of the college and, in the spirit of shared governance,
to advise the Dean of the College of Medicine – and administration on all
matters pertaining to faculty responsibilities.
The Office of General Counsel is responsible for legal matters and provides services
to the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville and its related corporate support
entity, UF Jacksonville Physicians, Inc.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), established by the
U.S. Federal Government, provides for the protection of patient privacy rights.
The Privacy Office serves as the information security administration office for
the campus. It is responsible for all aspects of the privacy and security of patient
information on the UF Health Science Center – Jacksonville campus and the
UF satellite clinics in Jacksonville.
The Office of Research Affairs is part of the division of sponsored research located
in Gainesville, Florida and supports Jacksonville faculty and staff in obtaining
and administering internal and external research funds. The office also provides
training and education support for the Jacksonville campus.
UF Jacksonville Physicians, Inc. (UFJPI) provide a number of services to include
credentialing of providers, training in medical coding to staff and physicians,
compliance education, in addition to information systems support, finance and accounting
and human resource services.