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UFAA Outstanding Young Alumnus

This award recognizes up to two alumni per year who are within 10 years of completing their medical degree (MD, PA, Masters, PhD) and those who are 35 years old and younger. The recipient must have had a significant impact on their industry and a significant professional accomplishment on the state, national or international level. Nominations can come from faculty, staff, and COM alumni (including housestaff). Please consider nominating a University of Florida College of Medicine graduate who exemplifies the description of the Outstanding Young Alumni Award. Click here to fill out the Outstanding Young Alumni nomination form.

Browse the articles below to learn about past recipients of the UFAA Outstanding Young Alumnus Award.

  • An outstanding Gator
    December 14, 2016

    Outstanding Young Alumnus Award recipient Alex Cuenca, M.D. ’06, Ph.D. ’12, pursues a pediatric surgery fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital.

  • Alumni Portrait: David Indarawis, MPAS ’06
    May 28, 2015

    As the first physician assistant to work fulltime in the ER at UF Health, David Indarawis continues to pave the way for PAs in the College of Medicine.

  • Alumni Portrait: Baligh Yehia, M.D. ’06
    April 20, 2015

    College of Medicine junior honors alumnus Baligh Yehia, M.D. ’06, dedicates his career to transforming patient care and health systems through innovation and policy.