Fall 2020 MHP Newsletter

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Some of the images on this page were taken prior to national guidelines of face coverings and social distancing.


Letter from the Directors

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) in ways that we never could have imagined. In the Spring, it forced us to move our entire interview process to a virtual format. At the end of the day, we selected eleven applicants to be the founding members of the UFCOM Class of 2025. …

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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 …

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MHP Class of 2024 on their Transition to MS1 during COVID

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 …

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The MHP Application Cycle is Now Open!

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For those that are interested in joining the MHP, the cycle for the next round of applicants opened on December 17, 2020 and applications are due by February 10, 2021.  In addition, The UFCOM will host a Spring 2021 MHP Information Session on Tuesday January 19, 2021, from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm.  It will be via Zoom, so it can be watched from anywhere.   The Info …
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Medical Honors Program Fund: An MHP fund has been established via the UF Foundation. 100% of all contributions will go directly to the program and advance the mission of the MHP via investments in program development, scholarship, leadership, research, innovation, and education. With your generous support, we look forward to the continued positive impact that our students have in the betterment of healthcare, both locally and globally. All donations are fully tax deductible. To give, please click here.

MHP Contact Information: Do you have any questions, comments, stories etc. about the MHP? If so, we would love to hear from you. Please consider adding your bio to our alumni highlights! Current bios can be found  here.

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