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MHP Class of 2024 on their Transition to MS1 during COVID

Yusuf Mehkri, MS1 Transition from the MHP year to the MS1 year is an experience that one can only describe after going through it, especially under a global pandemic.  Therefore, a survey of former MHP and now current MS1 students was conducted, and several themes about their journey are highlighted.When…

Spotlight on the MHP Research and Public Health

On December 16, 2019, Nature Communications published an article entitled, “Impacts of Zika Emergence in Latin America on Endemic Dengue Transmission.”  The work was co-authored by current MS3 and Medical Honors Program (MHP) alumnus, Silvio Martinez.  Silvio entered the MHP in the Fall of 2017.  During his MHP year, his…

Letter from the Directors

Left to right: Danielle Thomas, Assistant Director of the MHP, Dr. Peter Sayeski, Director of the MHP, and Esther Olasoji, MHP Program Assistant We hope this note finds you well.  2020 has been a year like no other.  Like all of you, COVID-19 impacted the Medical Honors Program (MHP)…

Celebrating National First-Generation Day

National First-Generation Day, held each year on November 8th, is a day to celebrate first-generation students and alumni across the country. These students bring a unique and enriching perspective to campuses, and at UF our first-generation population is driven, motivated, and incredibly talented. We want to share how proud we…

Welcome to the MHP Class of 2025!

We would like to welcome the new MHP Class of 2025! We wish you all a great semester as you begin your junior/MHP year. We are excited to welcome Bishoy Abdelmalik, Sydney Cabana, Daniel Chong, Alice Hamilton, Kenneth Harland, Jamie Harris, Zachary Mayer, Sonile Peck, Joshua  Riklan, Madison Wnuk, and…

Congratulations to the Class of 2024!

Left to Right: Han Li, Ethan Cheng, Kevin Hao, Daniel O’Keefe, Sujal Patel, Asena Markal, Shengyi Fu, Nirja Shah, and Erin Tammi We would like to congratulate the Class of 2024 as they enter their first year of medical school this week. We wish you all the best on your…

Match Day 2020

Congratulations to our students that have matched! You can find a list of locations where our students matched here. Map of Match locations for the UF COM class of 2020.

Class of 2023 White Coat Ceremony

Back row (left to right): Matt Johnson, Hugh Nguyen, Niran Vijayaraghavan, Zino Kuhn, Omar Sharaf, and AJ WinerFrom row: Phoebe Jin, Emma Powers, Mallika Bhatta, Cathleen Mestre, Alyssa Nielsen, and Dionne Blake We would like to congratulate our MHP UF College of Medicine Class of 2023 students that received their…

Faculty Spotlight – 7 Questions with Dr. Dan Purich

Background: Dr. Daniel Purich is a professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the College of Medicine. He is one of the professors for the MHP’s cell biology seminar. What are your academic background and educational interests?“I went to a small college in Pennsylvania, first as…

2019 MHP Lunch & Learn: Satisfying Physical and Intellectual Appetite

The images on this page were taken prior to national guidelines of face coverings and social distancing. Pictured: Dr. Walsh at the Alumni Reception with students that attended the Lunch and Learn Image Gallery On Thursday, September 12th, the MHP class participated in the inaugural Lunch and…