Marvin A. Dewar, MD, JD

CHFM Faculty

Marvin A. Dewar, MD, JD Marvin A. Dewar, MD, JD
Senior Associate Dean, University of Florida Chief Executive Officer
and Chief Medical Officer, UF Health Physicians
PO Box 100354
Gainesville, FL 32610-0302
Phone (352) 265-8309
Fax (352) 265-8077

Professional Biography

MARVIN A. DEWAR, MD, JD, is the senior associate dean at the University of Florida and chief executive officer and chief medical officer of UF Health Physicians, the clinical practice arm of the UF College of Medicine. In this role he is responsible for clinical practice budgeting, the revenue cycle, physician practice operations and facilities, as well as ambulatory quality and safety and electronic medical records. Dr. Dewar also directs the UF Continuing Medical Education program. He completed his medical degree at the University of South Florida College of Medicine and his residency in family medicine at USF’s Halifax Hospital. He subsequently received a law degree from the UF College of Law and is a member of the Florida Bar. Dr. Dewar is a member of numerous professional organizations. He served on the Florida Governor’s Task Force for Review and Decision of the Tort and Insurance system in Florida. He previously served as UF College of Medicine director of family medicine residency training and he has held numerous positions within UF Health Shands, including vice president of affiliations, medical affairs and business development. He is a frequent lecturer and author on various medical, health law, risk management, patient safety, clinical process improvement and medical ethics topics.


Program/Degree Institution Field/Specialty
BS (cum laude) Stetson University
DeLand, Florida
MD University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida
JD University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Residency Halifax Hospital Medical Center
Daytona Beach, Florida
Family Medicine