Community Health and Family Medicine

The Department of Community Health and Family Medicine (CHFM) at the University of Florida College of Medicine was founded over 40 years ago. From our beginnings to current mission, CHFM has sought “To develop an outstanding academic environment for education, research, and clinical practice in family medicine.”

CHFM Mission & Vision

UF Community Health & Family Medicine

Our Vision

The vision at CHFM is to be a nationally recognized model department of family medicine. CHFM 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.

Primary Care Innovations Conference 2020

UF Community Health & Family Medicine

Our Mission

The primary mission of the Department of Community Health and Family Medicine at 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.

Research Night 2017

Family Medicine Residency Established in 1973 the UF Family Medicine Residency Program has trained hundreds of physicians who practice across the world.

Learn More

Sports Medicine Fellowship Established in 2007 the UF Sports Medicine Fellowship combines a history of outstanding athletics with elite faculty.

Learn More

Patient Care Family Medicine Clinics – 6 locations, Wound Care Center, Mobile Outreach Clinic, Student Health Center

Find a Location Near You

CHFM Calendar

CHFM Calendar

Upcoming Events

  1. Sep 24

  2. Sep 25

    1. State of the Department

      Main St / Password: 962012

      7:00am to 9:00am

    2. Clinical Operations Mtg

      Main St / Password: 962012

      9:00am to 10:00am

  3. Oct 09

    1. PQRI Mtg

      Fam Med – Springhill 2/ Password: 044043

      7:30am to 8:30am

  4. Oct 12

  5. Oct 15