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Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine Fellowship named UF GME Program of the Year

We are excited to announce that the Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine Fellowship has been named the UF Graduate Medical Education (GME) Program of the Year for 2021-2022. Nominations were accepted only from housestaff and a GME selection committee chose the winner. The fellowship was selected from among 67 highly competitive…

Dr. Przkora elected APPD director-at-large

Congratulations to Rene Przkora, M.D., Ph.D., professor of anesthesiology and chief of the Pain Medicine Division, who has been elected a director-at-large of the Association of Pain Program Directors (APPD). His two-year term began in conjunction with the ASRA 20th Annual Pain Medicine Meeting this November. Przkora served…

Four UF anesthesiology residents match into Pain Medicine Fellowship

We are excited to announce that four of our anesthesiology residents have matched into our Pain Medicine Fellowship for 2022-23! James Fleming, M.D., Caitlin Gray, M.D., Uche Ike, M.D., and Sam Searcy, M.D., will continue their training in the department. We asked them what contributed to their decision to…

Pain Medicine Fellowship awarded Abbott grant

Rene Przkora, MD, PhD, and the Pain Medicine Fellowship have been awarded a grant from Abbott Laboratories to support education in pain medicine. The funding will help our fellowship train the next generation of leaders in pain medicine; facilitate clinical, basic, and translational research activities; enhance our efforts to…

Pain Medicine Division receives Medtronic grant for fellowship education

The Pain Medicine Division has been awarded a grant from Medtronic to support fellows in attending cadaver courses required during their training. The funds will be used by the six Pain Medicine fellows throughout the year to attend various educational courses. With the support from Medtronic,…

Welcome 2020 Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine Fellows

Six anesthesiologists began their Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine Fellowship with us this summer. Please help us welcome them to the team! Justin Alfonso, MD Residency Specialty: Anesthesiology Residency Institution: University of Florida Jacksonville Medical Education: American University of Antigua In his free time, Dr. Alfonso enjoys playing a variety of sports…

Dr. Victor joins faculty in Pain Medicine Division

Sandra Victor, MD, joined our department as Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology in the Division of Pain Medicine on July 1 after completing her Pain Medicine Fellowship with us. Dr. Victor earned her medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, and she completed her Anesthesiology…

Division of Pain Medicine Announces New Fellows

Congratulations to the Division of Pain Medicine, which has successfully matched all six Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine Fellowship positions for the 2020-21 academic year through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). The fellowship prides itself on producing physicians who are technically skilled in interventional pain management as well as poised to…