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MHP Class of 2026 Meets Beau the Therapy Dog!

Beau is a certified Therapy Dog with Alliance of Therapy Dogs. He often makes surprise appearances in the UF College of Medicine visiting the students, faculty, and staff. The MHP Class of 2026 had a pleasant run-in with Beau this week during their first week of classes. One of our…

Welcoming the MHP Class of 2026!

We would like to welcome the new MHP Class of 2026! We wish you a great semester as you begin your MHP year. We are excited to welcome Rohan Arora, Brenden Berrios, Anjalika Chalamgari, Akanksha Dave, Annika Liu, Caroline Lunny, Nico Manhas, Xuban Palau Villarreal, Tomas Potlach, Sohum Sheth, and…

Congratulations to the Class of 2025!

We would like to congratulate the UF COM Class of 2025, especially the recent MHP students, as they start their first year of medical school this week. We wish you the best of luck on your journey towards becoming Gator Docs! Top Row Left to Right: Joshua Riklan, Daniel Chong,…

Welcoming the New MHP Class of 2026

The Office of Admissions and Medical Honors Program would like to thank everyone for a successful application cycle. We received a large amount of qualified and competitive applications during our cycle that began in December 2020 and ended in May 2021. We are excited to announce 11 applicants were offered…

Congratulations to the Class of 2021!

We would like to congratulate the UF COM class of 2021 and our MHP alumni! We wish you all the best on your medical training and career. You will be valuable members of the physician workforce, contribute to your communities, and will change the lives of your patients. It’s great…

MHP 2020-2021 Application Season at a Glance

This year’s MHP application season received a generous amount of qualified and eager applicants, despite the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, we received a record number 194 completed applications and 42 prospective students were selected for interview. The three interview days were spread out over March and…

Giving Back in Innovative Ways

Amidst the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, students worldwide have struggled to volunteer in their communities and their communities have felt the repercussions of this lack of service. Despite the difficulties of volunteering during this pandemic however, our MHP students have come up with innovative ways to continue…

It’s “Grit” to be a Florida Gator

What is grit? Grit is a word that has seen many arenas. It has been tossed around in the sports, business, and academic worlds to describe the most successful individuals.  “Grit” seems to have become synonymous with determination. While determination plays a big role in grit, it does not encompass…

Interview with Doctor Lifeline Founder, Dr. Steven Reid

The Medical Honors Program (MHP) promotes collaboration and mentorship between MHP alumni and current students. It was our honor to talk to MHP alumnus, Dr. Steven Reid, and learn about his non-profit organization called, Doctor Lifeline. Dr. Reid was a part of the Junior Honors Medical Program (JHMP) and graduated…

Letter from the Directors

Dear MHP Alumni, We hope this note finds you well. So here in Gainesville, we just completed the entire 2020 – 2021 academic year under a once in a century pandemic.  With the exception of the MHP Orientation in August of 2020, the entire MHP class was never together at…