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Contests and Incentives

Raising Hope at Work Contests Contest 1 – June 20-24 The top two units or departments with the highest participation growth during the week will win a catered lunch. Blitz Day – June 22 Every individual that makes a gift on Blitz Day will receive a Raising Hope at Work…

Fighting pediatric cancer focus of V Foundation-UF Health collaboration

In pursuit of its ongoing mission to achieve Victory Over Cancer®, the V Foundation for Cancer Research announced its renewed support and a new $250,000 grant for the University of Florida’s efforts to combat brain cancer in children. Combined with private support, a total of $600,000 in new funding will bolster critical research programs.

A Night for Heroes celebrates 15 years

The TraumaOne Heroes Council and the late Leon L. Haley Jr. (center), M.D., MHSA, CPE, FACEP, CEO of UF Health Jacksonville and dean of the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville. Kate Strickland calls April 24, 2016, the “worst day” of her life. It’s also the “most wonderful,” considering the…

New life fuels generosity

Grateful patient Jan Stier (left) and his wife, Pat (right), spend time in the Wilmot Botanical Gardens reflecting on their journey with UF Health. Jan Stier used to be called the “mystery man.” That’s because before UF Health, no physician could diagnose him. Four years ago, Stier came to UF…

You showed up on Giving Day, Gators!

Allie Cohen, Jeannine Lederman, Sami Haydu , PHHP Dean’s ambassadors and bachelor’s students. During the University of Florida’s fourth annual Giving Day, Gator Nation’s pride and passion were on full display. Gators of all kinds – alumni, students, faculty, staff, friends and families – helped us surpass our goal of…

A hope for a second chance

Susan Bailey has worked in health care over the last three decades, starting as a critical care nurse before becoming a chief executive officer at several hospitals across the United States. But in November 2020, the roles reversed. To this day, she doesn’t remember the helicopter ride that took her…

Flying high: UF Health helps Tory stick landing

For sisters Demi and Tory Ross, not too many places feel as magical as Walt Disney World. It’s where the girls and their parents travel every year from Tallahassee during the holiday season, a cherished tradition that started soon after Tory’s birth. “We started embracing those things and really having…

Give Today. Heal Tomorrow. — Ophthalmology

By Peyton Wesner Jon Evans loves to read. Since his eyes learned to gracefully dance between words during his youth, Evans has always had a book in his hands. He reads for work. He reads for research. He reads for enjoyment. It’s often when he turns the page…