Students

Each student rotating at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville will receive a letter from the Associate Dean for Inclusion and Equity.

Mentoring Faculty for Minority Students

Anesthesiology Faculty Mentor(s)

Keya A Locke

Department:

Anesthesiology – Jacksonville

Keya A Locke MD

Assistant Professor And Assistant Medical Director, Operating Room, UF Health North

Breast Surgery Faculty Mentor(s)

Bharti Jasra

Department:

Surgery – Jacksonville

Bharti Jasra MD, FACS

Assistant Professor

Cardiology Faculty Mentor(s)

Gladys P Velarde

Department:

Medicine – Jacksonville

Gladys P Velarde

PRG DIR & CLIN ASO PROF

Community Health and Family Medicine Faculty Mentor(s)

Charles J Haddad

Department:

Community Health and Family Medicine – Jacksonville

Charles J Haddad MD

Associate Professor; Associate Chair, Department of Community Health and Family Medicine; Medical Director, UF Health Family Medicine – Dunn Avenue

Ross E Jones

Department:

Community Health and Family Medicine – Jacksonville

Ross E Jones MD

PRG DIR & CLIN AST PROF

Neurology Faculty Mentor(s)

Ramon E Bautista

Department:

Neurology – Jacksonville

Ramon E Bautista MD, MBA

Professor And Chair, Department Of Neurology

Neurosurgery Faculty Mentor(s)

Dunbar S Alcindor

Department:

Neurosurgery – Jacksonville

Dunbar S Alcindor MD

Assistant Professor

Obstetrics and Gynecology Faculty Mentor(s)

LaRae C Brown

Department:

Obstetrics and Gynecology – Jacksonville

LaRae C Brown MD, FACOG

CLIN AST PROF

Jibri M Wiggins

Department:

Obstetrics and Gynecology – Jacksonville

Jibri M Wiggins

CLIN AST PROF

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Faculty Mentor(s)

Rui P Fernandes

Department:

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – Jacksonville

Rui P Fernandes MD, DMD, FACS, FRCS

Clinical Professor

Salam O Salman

Department:

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – Jacksonville

Salam O Salman MD, DDS, FACS

Assistant Professor; Medical Director, UF Health Jacksonville Temporomandibular Joint Clinic; Program Director, Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery Residency

Otolaryngology Faculty Mentor(s)

Akaber Halawi

Department:

Surgery – Jacksonville

Akaber Halawi MD

Assistant Professor

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Faculty Mentor(s)

Agnes E Aysola

Department:

Pathology – Jacksonville

Agnes E Aysola MD

Associate Professor; Medical Director, Coagulation Laboratory; Medical Director, Transfusion Medicine; Program Director, Transfusion Medicine Fellowship; Associate Program Director, Pathology Residency

Anwer M Siddiqi

Department:

Pathology – Jacksonville

Anwer M Siddiqi M.D., M.M.Sc.

Associate Professor; Program Director, Pathology Residency

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Faculty Mentor(s)

Michael O Gayle

Department:

Pediatrics – Jacksonville

Michael O Gayle MD

Associate Professor; Chief, Division Of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine; Medical Director, Transport Team; Medical Director, Outreach Program, Wolfson Children's Hospital; Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Wolfson Children's Hospital

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Faculty Mentor(s)

Emily Fontane

Department:

Emergency Medicine – Jacksonville

Emily Fontane MD

Associate Professor

Madeline M Joseph

Department:

Emergency Medicine – Jacksonville

Madeline M Joseph MD

Professor; Associate Dean For Equity And Inclusion; Assistant Chair, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Quality Initiatives, Department Of Emergency Medicine; Chief, Division Of Pediatric Bariatrics

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Faculty Mentor(s)

Ayesha Mirza

Department:

Pediatrics – Jacksonville

Ayesha Mirza MD

Clinical Professor And Program Director, Pediatric Residency

Pediatrics Faculty Mentor(s)

Ana M Alvarez

Department:

Pediatrics – Jacksonville

Ana M Alvarez MD

Associate Professor

Psychiatry Faculty Mentor(s)

Shirley D Alleyne

Department:

Psychiatry – Jacksonville

Shirley D Alleyne MBBS

Assistant Professor And Associate Program Director, Child And Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

Ana T Turner

Department:

MD-PSYCHIATRY

Ana T Turner M.D.

Assistant Professor

Surgery Faculty Mentor(s)

Ruchir Puri

Department:

Surgery – Jacksonville

Ruchir Puri MD, MS, FACS

Assistant Professor; Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency; Associate Program Director, Advanced GI Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship