Shelley Collins named UF Medicine Hippocratic Award winner for second year in a row

Graduating UF medical students annually bestow the honor upon an exemplary teacher and mentor

By: Emily Mavrakis
University of Florida medical students in the class of 2024 surround Hippocratic Award winner Shelley Collins to pose for a group photo. UF medical students in the class of 2024 celebrate the winner of this year's Hippocratic Award, annually bestowed by the graduating medical school class to an exemplary teacher and mentor who embodies the ideals of the Hippocratic oath. Shelley Collins, M.D., won the honor for a second year in a row in 2024. Photo by Nate Guidry
"For many people at the College of Medicine, this person is truly our closest confidant, our biggest advocate and our champion ... We can truly call this person a friend, in addition to a teacher and a mentor.”
Jeff Dela Cruz, M.D. class of 2024