David J. Bjorkman, M.D., M.S.P.H.
It is an honor for me to serve as the dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine and a truly transformative opportunity to work with all of you to build the future of this great institution. Read more
FAU's Medical Students Receive Their First Doctor’s White Coats During the White Coat Ceremony
The students in the entering class of 2013 of FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine received their first doctor’s white coats at a time-honored ceremony last August. A symbolic event introduced in 1993, the White Coat Ceremony was established after a group of distinguished physicians, medical educators and community leaders formed the Arnold P. Gold Foundation. The Foundation concluded that the beginning of a student’s journey into medicine is the best time to influence standards of professionalism, humanistic values and behavior. More than 100 medical schools in the United States now hold White Coat Ceremonies.
NEW CHAIR OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE SEARCH
FAU announces a national search to recruit a chairperson for the Department of Biomedical Science in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine. The Department of Biomedical Science has active partnerships involving the Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Florida, the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, and the Vaccine Gene Therapy Institute of Florida. The new chair will have the opportunity to build a newly emerging research-intensive department and make a major impact on its future direction and success.
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine Hosts 2014 Winter Wonderland Ball
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine hosted the 2014 Winter Wonderland Ball on Saturday, January 11, at the prestigious Woodfield Country Club in Boca Raton. The medical school's premier social event honored June and Ira J. Gelb, M.D. and offered an evening of gourmet dining, dancing to music by "Soul Survivors" and an auction.
Schmidt College of Medicine 1 of 15 Nationally to Receive NIH Planning Grant to Increase the Diversity of the NIH-funded Workforce
Grant will support initiative to establish the first BUILD Consortium in Florida to increase enrollment of college graduates from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical research and graduate training. Julie C. Servoss, M.D., M.P.H. is the principal investigator on the grant who will develop this Consortium in collaboration with FAMU and world-class research institutes to increase the diversity of doctoral scholars.
Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H., First Sir Richard Doll Professor and Senior Academic Advisor to the Dean, Presents "Live Longer and Healthier: Essential Tips" at FAU Lifelong Learning Society's Distinguished Lecture Series
- Dean's Office: 561.297.0022
- Medical Admissions: 561.297.0440
- Medical Student Affairs: 561-297-2219
- Graduate Studies: 561.297.2216
- Graduate Medical Education: 561-297-4241
- Development Office: 561-297-2676
- Simulation Center: 561.297.4320
- Media/Press: 561-297-2676
- >> Faculty and Staff Directory
- Driving Directions and Map