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George Harrell, M.D., Medical Education Building

UF’s future home for medical and physician assistant students is slated to open in Fall 2015.

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Our Mission

The primary mission of the Department of Community Health and Family Medicine in the University of Florida College of Medicine is to serve our patients and community, positively shaping the future of healthcare through outstanding teaching, discovery, and innovation in Family Medicine.

Essential components of this mission are to:

  • educate medical students in family medicine
  • train family medicine residents
  • foster research and discovery in primary care
  • deliver quality clinical services to all segments of the community, and
  • provide continuing education to practicing family medicine physicians

The Department integrates teaching in humanistic medicine, medical ethics, behavioral medicine, and rural and community health into both undergraduate and graduate curricula. The Department has model practice sites in several communities, providing training in urban and rural medicine and health care for underserved areas in the State. These teaching and clinical activities are augmented by a variety of research projects that explore and contribute to the scientific knowledge base in family and community medicine, rural health, primary care, behavioral medicine, and the medical humanities.

We would also like to extend an invitation to visit with our chairman, Peter J. Carek, M.D., M.S .

News

“Taking Informed Consent Seriously” Bioethics Conference in Orlando on April 29

In the era of patient-centered care, it is important to demonstrate that we are “Taking Informed Consent Seriously.” Live from the Magic City, join distinguished health care professionals in discussing […]

Welcome 2016-2017 Family Medicine Residents!

Please join us welcoming our newest family medicine resident class of 2019!!

Congratulations to Award Winning CHFM Faculty and Residents

The following CHFM faculty and residents were recognized at the University of Florida College of Medicine educational awards ceremony held March 17, 2016. Please join with us in recognizing their achievement’s! […]

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Grand Rounds

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Scholar's Meeting

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Clinical Operations Meeting

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PCP Live

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Operations Cmte Mtg

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Scholar's Mtg

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Faculty Meeting

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Clinical Operations Meeting

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Jun30

Research & QI Meeting

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