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Class of 2018 White Coat Ceremony

Class of 2018 White Coat Ceremony

On Sunday, Nov. 23 at 2:00pm, students from the UF College of Medicine’s class of 2018 received their white coats at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Gainesville, Florida.

Balancing Act Post

Balancing Act

It is 1991, and Dwelvin Simmons strolls through the ground floor of the Communicore Building, wheeling a black body bag on a stretcher. Summer classes are in session, and the […]


UF physician to create LGBT-friendly medical club

Dr. Stephanie Ryan wants to break the stereotypes associated with LGBT patients. The UF Health Shands Hospital pediatric physician is working to create a club within the UF College of […]

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Who Is Underrepresented in Medicine?

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) states:

“Underrepresented in medicine means those racial and ethnic populations that are underrepresented in the medical profession relative to their numbers in the general population.”

“The AAMC remains committed to ensuring access to medical education and medicine-related careers for individuals from these historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups.”

  • African-American
  • All Hispanic/Latino groups
  • Native American (American Indians, Alaskan Natives, Native Hawaiians)

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