Studies have shown that many errors in health care ultimately result from lapses in communication. This is one of the reasons why HSC leaders are concentrating on teaching health science students to work together in teams. Teaching students about teamwork now could save lives later.
The Community Health Workers Training and Research Institute will help people improve their health and acquire marketable skills.
UF researchers are trying to develop new therapies to improve the health and quality of life for people with hemophilia.
Franky the cat is recovering after being treated at UF for an unusual illness — bobcat fever.
No matter what role you play, everyone who works and studies at the HSC and Shands can help improve a patient’s experience, even in a small way.