A place of support

The Office of Student Counseling & Development provides confidential, short-term, personal counseling to the graduate, medical, and physician assistant students in the College of Medicine.

Upcoming Events!

Alumni Speakers Series

Residents Panel

What I wish I knew in Medical School: Gator residents share their medical school tips and answer your questions on how to navigate medical school during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thursday, October 14 Noon – 1 PM

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Beau: the Therapy Dog

Beau, the most well-known therapy dog, is 5 years old and handled by Terry Biehl. He can often be found at UF Health Shands Hospital, attending reading time with kids at William S. Talbot Elementary School or in the Santa Fe counseling office.

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Caroline Cody, M.D., Memorial Scholarship

Caroline Annette Cody, a member of the University of Florida College of Medicine Class of 2003, tragically lost her life during her first year of medical school. The Class of 2000 donated their class treasury to establish the Caroline Annette Cody Memorial Scholarship in her memory.

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Private: Mindful Relaxation Minutes

Hosted by the Department of Psychiatry “Mindful Relaxation Minutes” A weekly 30 minute opportunity to rejuvenate. Every Thursday, at the McKnight Brain Institute, Room L4-100B When: Between 12:15 and 12:45 pm


Self Assessment

The Self Evaluator was developed for ULifeline by Duke University School of Medicine and screens for thirteen of the most common mental health conditions that college students face. This screening does not provide a diagnosis, but identifies problems that could be impacting thoughts, feelings and behaviors. The screening process also provides information on these conditions and how to reach out for help.

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U Matter We Care

The UF Community cares about one another. U Matter, We Care extends UF’s caring culture by educating our community about signs and symptoms of distress and provides students and employees in distress in distress with the appropriate resources. You can contact us by phone at 352-294-CARE (352-294-2273) or by email at umatter@ufl.edu.


UF Counseling and Wellness Center – CWC

At the Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC) we believe that the college years are a time for change, growth, inquiry, and development. We strive to help students learn the skills to cope with the stresses of change and growth so they are better able to learn and thrive after their time as a student is over.

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Resources And Well-Being During COVID-19 Outbreak

As our highest priority remains the health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff, all events have been suspended. The University continues to follow guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as state health officials to keep the campus community safe and healthy.

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Resources to Promote Well-Being During COVID-19 Outbreak

While we are maintaining social distance and'or quarantined, many people lose access to resources that support their self-care. Here is a list of resources to help you navigate this challenging time while maintaining your own well-being


Thank-You Thursday

Over the past 6 weeks, there have been so many ways that so many members of the UF COM community have stepped up to contribute to the common good.

Fun Friday

Fun Friday

We’ve made it to the end of another unusual work week— you’ve earned some fun, so here are some things to bring you joy as you stay #SafeAtHome this weekend