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Alma B Littles M.D.

Alma B Littles M.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education and Academic Affairs
Main Campus

Job Description

Dr. Littles serves as the chief academic officer for the College of Medicine with overall responsibilty for the education program, as delegated by the Dean.


Dr. Littles is former director of the Family Practice Residency Program at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. She has been involved in medical education since 1989 when she began precepting medical students and residents in her rural practice. She joined the faculty of the Family Practice Residency Program at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare in 1996, and became director in 1999. A former president of the Florida Academy of Family Physicians, Dr. Littles is a leader in organized medicine and a longtime patient advocate.


M.D., University of Florida College of Medicine, 1986

Tallahassee Memorial Family Practice Residency Program, 1986-89

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1999


American Academy of Family Physicians
Chair, Scientific Program Committee - 2000-2001
Chair, Annual Scientific Assembly, Atlanta, Georgia – Sept. 2001
Member, Scientific Program Committee, 1998-2002
Member, Minority Health Affairs Committee, 1990-1993
Co-convenor, Policy Conference, 1992-1993

Florida Academy of Family Physicians
President, 1999-2000
Chairman of Board of Directors, 2000-2001

Capital Medical Society
President, 1996
Board of Directors, 1993-1996


Young Leader Award, 1991 - Florida Academy of Family Physicians
Family Doctor of the Year Award, 1993 - Florida Academy of Family Physicians
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, New Faculty Development Award, 1997
Director’s Award for Outstanding Faculty 1999 (TMH Family Practice)
Fellowship in Faculty Development, UNC, Chapel Hill, Dept. of Family Medicine, 1998-99
National Institute for Program Director Development Fellowship- 2000-2001


American Medical Association
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine