Program Director

N. Lawrence Edwards, MD, MACP, FACRThank you for visiting the University of Florida Internal Medicine Residency Program webpage. Our training program is a friendly and supportive environment for learning the art and science of medical care. We seek those medical graduates who are compassionate and committed to the highest level of self-improvement and professionalism. For decades our training program has been recognized for fostering collegiality, teamwork and a personal commitment from every resident and faculty member to be the best possible version of them each and every day. Incorporating a daily commitment to self-learning, interdisciplinary cooperation, and mutual support of fellow trainees has been a key contribution to making our housestaff some of the best and happiest in the country. The faculty at the University of Florida is composed of nationally and internationally renowned leaders in the fields of research, education and patient care and safety. They are dedicated to training Medicine housestaff to become the next generation of leaders in these fields. There is tremendous depth in the medical subspecialties at our institution leading to state-of-the-art patient care and wonderful training opportunities for our graduates.

The City of Gainesville is located in the most naturally beautiful part of Florida. This safe and affordable university city has a nearly inexhaustible collection of recreational venues and cultural events. Like the training program, the city is an exciting and welcoming environment for those who come to our program. I encourage you to visit the training program at the University of Florida and experience the happiness of the housestaff, the dedication of the faculty, state-of-the-art learning environment and discover your own potential for becoming the best version of yourself as a person and a doctor.

N. Lawrence Edwards, MD, MACP, MACR
Vice Chairman and Professor
University of Florida Department of Medicine