WHY choose medicine at UF? We’re Ranked 20th for most diverse medical schools by U.S. News & World Report.

As the largest college within the UF Health academic health center, the UF College of Medicine is home to thousands of faculty, students and staff committed to improving the health and well-being of people across the globe.

College of medicine statistics

#15 among public medical schools, ranked by U.S. News & World Report.


$349M in total research and sponsored program funding, with researchers exploring topics across nine research centers and institutes.


100+ UF Health Physicians primary care and specialty medical practices are located throughout North Central Florida and Jacksonville.

Patient Care

6000+ employees within the College of Medicine alone, making us the largest employer on campus.

#1 pediatric hospital in the state of Florida, according to the 2021-22 Best Children’s Hospital Rankings from U.S. News & World Report.

prospective employee resources

Doctor gator news!

Karyn Esser, Ph.D., appointed chair of department of physiology and aging

Dr. Esser begins her new role Nov. 1

College announces integration of physiology and aging departments

Physiology and functional genomics and aging and geriatric research combine expertise to create new unit

Coffee and cigarettes: UF Health research sheds new light on nicotine and morning brew

Chemical compounds in roasted coffee beans may help lighten the effects of morning nicotine cravings

New training program pairs physicians, nurses to improve patient outcomes

The Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program enables health care teams to make impactful changes