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Message from the Alumni Society Chair
Introducing the new MCOM Alumni Society Board. Get involved and be a part of the excitement at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. Read More
USF MCOM Alumni Reunion 2015
The classes of 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000 and 2005 will celebrate milestone anniversaries this year at Reunion 2015. Join the fun. Read More
New Department Chairs –
Orthopaedics & Psychiatry
Roy W. Sanders, MD, president of Florida Orthopaedic Institute, has been named chair of the Morsani College of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. Glenn Currier, MD, MPH, has been appointed the new chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences. Read More
Class of 2015 MD
Commencement Ceremony
The Morsani College of Medicine graduated 128 new physicians. Douglas Barrett, MD ’74 of the Charter Class, gave an inspiring commencement address. Read More
Match Day 2015
USF med students find their residencies with Match Madness at Ulele’s in downtown Tampa.Read More

It has been an iconic summer for us. First, Florida Governor Rick Scott approved the State budget that included $17 million for USF to begin building our new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM) in downtown Tampa, co-located with the USF Health Heart Institute. And second, the College’s MD program was reaccredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) for the next eight years – the maximum period allowed. Both of these milestones speak clearly – we are on a trajectory toward academic excellence. Read More


Charles J. Lockwood, MD, MHCM
Senior Vice President, USF Health
Dean, Morsani College of Medicine



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Capt. Eric Elster, MD ’95, receives the 2015 USF Health Morsani College of Medicine Alumni Society Distinguished Physician Alumnus Award.

Willie Mitchell, who dedicated 38 years to USF and has worked in Student Affairs since 1993 retires.

William Pearce, medical student Class of 2016, is elected chair of the Medical Student Section, American Medical Association (AMA).

USF MCOM donors gave more than $94,000 to provide white coats and scholarship funding for the Class of 2019, the largest and most selective class ever.

October 9-11, 2015
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Class Notes
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In Memoriam: View All
Bernard Pollara, MD, PhD
Bernard Pollara, MD, PhD, USF Pediatrics emeritus faculty member, died May 10, 2015 at age 87.
Daniel D. Bahmiller, MD ’04
Daniel D. Bahmiller, MD ’04, graduate of the USF College of Medicine Class of 2004, died Aug. 25, 2014 at his home in South Carolina.
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Morsani College of Medicine Alumni Newsletter
September 2015