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History of the College of Medicine

From Ideas to Outcomes: The Story of the FSU College of Medicine

This 24-minute video follows the journey from the Program in Medical Sciences, to a fledgling medical school housed in trailers, through the obstacles surrounding accreditation, to recognition as one of the country’s most innovative medical schools. (24m:31s)

Defining the Century: Florida State University and the Future of Health Care

Darrell Kirch, president and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges, was the keynote speaker at our main anniversary celebration. Excerpt: “You have the most focused mission statement I’ve ever seen for a medical school. And you’ve been relentless in every one of your programs to line up your activities with that mission statement.” (Oct. 7, 2010, 47m:06s)

The Patient-Centered Doctor

After his keynote speech, Darrell Kirch spoke briefly with FSU Headlines about health care in the United States and about the part that the College of Medicine is playing. (Oct. 7, 2010, 2m:40s)

Congratulations from Orlando

Mayor Buddy Dyer sent his best wishes by video. Excerpt: “You’ve proven that the vibrant medical community of Orlando can serve as an excellent stage for medical education.” (October 2010, 1m:25s)

The Creation and Accreditation of the First U.S. Medical School of the 21st Century: A President’s Perspective

FSU President Emeritus Sandy D’Alemberte recalled how it all began, with additional remarks from state Sen. Durell Peaden, Myra Hurt, Charlotte Maguire, Ocie Harris, Alma Littles, Mollie Hill, Ken Boutwell, Margaret Lynn Duggar and members of the inaugural Class of 2005. (April 2010, 58m:41s)

“From Ideas to Outcomes” Lectures

This special series of Grand Rounds lectures focused on what various College of Medicine departments, divisions and campuses had achieved in the 10 years since the medical school’s creation – and what might lie ahead.

  • John Fogarty
    The College of Medicine’s dean peered into the future in his lecture, “The Next Ten Years.” (Nov. 18, 2010, 1h:5m)
  • Paul McLeod
    The senior associate dean for regional campuses spoke about the College of Medicine’s network of campuses distributed throughout Florida. (Aug. 26, 2010, 45m:40s)
  • Mike Muszynski
    The associate dean for clinical research elaborated on the past and future of the College of Medicine’s research program. (Oct. 21, 2010, 1h:3m)
  • Richard Nowakowski
    The topic for the Department of Biomedical Sciences chair was “Biomedical Sciences: Foundations of Clinical Medicine.” (Nov. 4, 2010, 56m:21s)
  • Harold Bland
    The subject for the chair of the Department of Clinical Sciences was “The Medical Home for the Complex Pediatric Patient.” (Sept. 16, 2010, 54m:43s)
  • Dan Van Durme
    The dean of the Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health explained how his department was “Meeting the Mission” of the College of Medicine. (Oct. 14, 2010, 56m:41s)
  • Ken Brummel-Smith
    The Department of Geriatrics chair’s topic was “Evidence-Based Models of Geriatric Care.” (Sept. 9, 2010, 58m:14s)
  • Janine Edwards
    The chair of the Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences focused her lecture on “Expanding Horizons.” (Dec. 2, 2010, 51m:53s)
  • Les Beitsch
    The associate dean for health affairs discussed “The Florida Physician Workforce” and its impact on health care in the state. (Sept. 2, 2010, 59m:45s)
  • Chris Leadem
    The associate dean for student affairs and admissions led a discussion of his department’s approach. (Sept. 30, 2010, 55m:09s)
  • Helen Livingston
    The assistant dean for undergraduate and graduate programs, and her colleagues, discussed “SSTRIDE-ing to Increase Diversity.” (Sept. 23, 2010, 46m:54s)