UF Health represents the commitment of more than 30,000 faculty and staff to reach higher and farther, both translating scientific discoveries into patient care advances and implementing them to help people get back to living their best possible life.
Academic health centers make discoveries that lead to breakthroughs in patient care. Our patients are at the heart of all we do as we strive for the best possible clinical outcomes, quality and safety among academic health centers nationally. We offer compassionate care with a focus on world-class outcomes for all, no matter how simple or complex their illness, and we offer hope and results for those who have been told elsewhere they have run out of options.
Our mission is to promote health through outstanding and high-quality patient care; innovative and rigorous education in the health professions and biomedical sciences; and high-impact research across the spectrum of basic, translational and clinical investigation.
UF Health encompasses the colleges of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions and Veterinary Medicine; the UF Health Shands family of hospitals; hospitals in Leesburg and The Villages; UF Health Jacksonville medical center; UF Health North; and an academic campus in Jacksonville that is home to the UF College of Medicine Jacksonville and includes degree programs offered by the colleges of Nursing and Pharmacy. It also includes primary care and specialty practices throughout Central, North Central and Northeast Florida, as well as Southeast Georgia.
UF and UF Health attract skilled health professionals and staff from across the country. The dynamic university environment encourages business, career, and community growth and development. The UF Health network of hospitals and physician practices manages more than 3 million inpatient and outpatient visits each year and serves patients from all 67 Florida counties, from around the nation and from more than 40 countries.