Michael Good, M.D. - Background
Michael L. Good,MD, is the ninth and current dean of the University Of Florida College of Medicine, where he focuses on the professional development of nearly 1,000 clinical and research faculty as well as the continued strengthening of the educational curricula for the more than 1,600 learners. Dr. Good serves on the Board of Directors for UF Health Shands and chairs the Board of Directors for the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute in Jacksonville. In his 20-plus years on the faculty, Dr. Good has held numerous leadership positions at UF and its clinical affiliates. Before being named interim dean of the College of Medicine in May 2008, he served as senior associate dean for clinical affairs in the college and chief of staff for UF Health Shands Hospital and Shands AGH. His leadership experience also extends to the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center and the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System, where he served as chief of staff and system medical director, respectively.
A professor of anesthesiology, Dr. Good is a noted inventor. Early in his academic career, he led a team of UF physicians and engineers to create the human patient simulator, a sophisticated computerized teaching tool that is now used in health care education programs throughout the world.
Dr. Good graduated with distinction from the University of Michigan with a bachelor’s degree in computer and communication sciences. He also earned his medical degree from Michigan and then came to Gainesville in 1984 to complete residency training in anesthesiology and a research fellowship at UF, where he then joined the College of Medicine faculty in 1988.
University of Florida College of Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School