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Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431


NOVEMBER 2015 -- Meet Benjamin R. childs Childs, not your typical-year medical student. Before coming to FAU, he was in real estate finance, taught at a public school in Harlem, and volunteered as an EMT for Central Park Medical Unit. Learn more about Benjamin here


NOVEMBER 2015 -- A study just published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine examines diabetes screening for patients with severe mental illness, who are two to three times more likely to have type 2 diabetes than the general population. College Executive Vice Dean John W. Newcomer, M.D., co-author of the study, notes that these findings support ongoing efforts to integrate mental health services and primary care to improve diagnosis and treatment in this patient population. Click here to learn more.

NOVEMBER 2015 --   To learn more about the myths and truth about Alzheimer's disease, click  here.

NOVEMBER 2015 --  College of Medicine  neuroscientist, James E. Galvin, M.D., M.P.H., appeared Thursday, Nov. 5, on PBS News Hour on the recent news surrounding Robin Williams’ and his battle with Lewy Body dementia. Click here to see coverage.

OCTOBER 2015 -- FAU's College of Nursing and Medicine have partnered with Boca Raton Regional Hospital on a unique project to eliminate barriers between healthcare disciplines and build crucial communication and teambuilding skills to support collaboration. Click here to read full story.

SEPTEMBER 2015 -- The Palm Beach Medical Society unveiled a new video on medical education, which features the College's Healthcare Careers Outreach Program. See our YouTube videos below.




David J. Bjorkman, M.D., M.S.P.H.

Welcome to the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine's website! Our medical school takes great pride in our commitment to educate the next generation of physicians and scientists who will be well-prepared to make long-term contributions to science and medicine and to our communities.
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