136 students join the UF medical school class of 2027

11 students began their studies as part of the MD-PhD Training Program

By: Emily Mavrakis
Members of the University of Florida College of Medicine medical student class of 2027 stand together for a group photo. Members of the UF medical student class of 2027 gather for a group photo during their medical school orientation. Photo by Jesse S. Jones
A medical student sitting at a table holds up a stethoscope and smiles at the camera. Medical students in the UF MD class of 2027 receive their very own stethoscopes during their first day of medical school orientation. Photo by Jesse S. Jones

A fundamental tool

UF M.D. class of 2027 by the numbers

  • 73 women and 63 men

  • 74 students from undergraduate institutions outside of Florida

  • 10 students in the UF Medical Honors Program

  • 12% first-generation college students

  • 38% students self-identifying as disadvantaged or from a background underrepresented in medicine

  • 19 countries of birth

  • 65% nontraditional students

  • 10% pursuing dual degree

Meet a few faces from the class of 2027

Shruti Kolli portrait Shruti Kolli Photo by Emily Mavrakis

Shruti Kolli

Nicolas Abchee portrait Nicolas Abchee Photo by Emily Mavrakis

Nicolas Abchee

Brittany Shepard portrait Brittany Shepard Photo by Danielle Ivanov

Brittany Shepard

Bo Peng portrait Bo Peng Photo by Danielle Ivanov

Bo Peng