College of Medicine Wall of Fame
The Wall of Fame Award and Recognition Ceremony began in 1991 to recognize outstanding alumni who have made contributions to medicine, government, education and the community. Since the inception of the wall, the college has recognized 29 alumni who serve as legacies to the far-reaching impact that a UF medical education has on the betterment of health and human lives. A UF College of Medicine alumna or alumnus is selected to receive the Wall of Fame honor and will be presented at Alumni Weekend. Those honored are pictured in a display in the Founders Gallery of the Academic Research Building.
Criteria for consideration
- Individual honored must be a graduate of the UF College of Medicine.
- Individual must have made significant contributions in one or more of the following areas: medicine, government, education and the community.
Nominations may be made by any alumnus, Housestaff alumnus, faculty or student. Nominations are forwarded to a selection committee composed of UF medical alumni and faculty who review all nominations and determine the appropriate honoree.
Fill out a Wall of Fame Award nomination form.
Read about previous Wall of Fame recipients.
- A passion for protons
Nancy Mendenhall, M.D. '80, found her calling to treat cancer patients with cutting-edge technology.