Black and Latinx surgeons continue to hit glass ceiling in America

By Dorothy Hagmajer • May 5, 2021 • Lead Story

Richmond, Va. — Among the upper echelons of academic surgery, Black and Latinx representation has remained flat over the past six years, according to a study published today in JAMA Surgery by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth...

UF Health first to place kidney-assist device that might help patients with congestive heart failure

By Bill Levesque • May 4, 2021 • Lead Story

University of Florida Health researchers recently became the first to temporarily implant a new device in a patient with congestive heart failure, a procedure that one day could help physicians manage this potentially deadly...

UF Health researcher explains herd immunity and how it could end COVID-19 pandemic

By Bill Levesque • Apr 22, 2021 • Lead Story

It’s a term we’re going to hear much more frequently during the final chapter of the COVID-19 pandemic — herd immunity. With millions of Americans being vaccinated against COVID-19 every day, many are looking to the future and...

University of Florida Health, NVIDIA develop artificial intelligence model to hasten clinical trials, boost medical decision-making

By Doug Bennett • Apr 8, 2021 • Video, Lead Story

Researchers with the University of Florida’s academic health center — UF Health — announced today that they have collaborated with NVIDIA researchers to create GatorTron™, an artificial intelligence transformer natural language...

More than 5,000 flock to Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on first day of major COVID-19 vaccination drive

By Halle Marchese • Apr 5, 2021 • Lead Story

An audacious push to vaccinate 20,000 people in Alachua County a week for six weeks got off to a roaring start Monday when more than 5,200 University of Florida students and Alachua County residents received a dose of the...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Talal Elmasry • Apr 29, 2021
March 2020 marked the beginning of Florida’s battle against COVID-19, and with it came a flood of fundamental changes to our everyday lives. “The new...READ MORE

The POST Magazine

The POST-Spring

Spring 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic exploded across the globe, everything changed. One year later, we’re all adjusting to the new normal. Workers from across UF Health share the lessons they’ve learned during this trying time. See their stories and other important news from UF Health in this edition of The POST.

Health In A Heartbeat

Work-from-home burnout and how to overcome it

Apr 30, 2021

Feeling burnt out from the stress of working at home? Odds are you’re not alone. After more than a year of isolating in home workspaces due to the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of Americans are feeling stress and deep fatigue from a new normal that threatens to drag on into an unforeseeable future....

Animal Airwaves

Under the microscope: What Cells Can Tell

Apr 30, 2021

Do you ever wonder what veterinarians are looking for when they obtain samples of your pet’s body fluids or tissue for analysis? The presence of disease can often only be detected through an in-depth analysis made under the microscope in the veterinary laboratory. Findings made in the...