Graduate Medical Education

A message from the Designated Institutional Official of Graduate Medical Education


Welcome to Orlando Health. Our organization is committed to medical education as part of its core mission. We are the institutional sponsor of 6 residency and 19 fellowship programs in addition to 1 residency and 2 fellowship programs sponsored by University of Florida. We serve as a major training site for several medical schools in Florida including University of Florida, Florida State University, University of Central Florida, and University of South Florida as well as from schools throughout the United States. The Graduate Medical Education mission is to provide quality structured postgraduate residency programs that facilitate the residents’ professional and personal development, while assuring safe and high quality patient care. Advanced education of the highest quality, combing teaching, clinical service, safe patient care and research is our top priority. Orlando is an exciting, growing city with a major commitment to medical education and medical research.

Please learn more about us from our website and feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.

Mario Madruga, MD, FACP
Designated Institutional Official (DIO)
Graduate Medical Education

Diana Collazo, MHA
Director, Graduate Medical Education/Academic Affairs
Graduate Medical Education

About Orlando Health

Orlando Health is one of Florida's comprehensive, private, not-for-profit healthcare networks, and is based in Orlando, FL. Our facilities, advanced medical treatments and procedures, and highly qualified staff have distinguished Orlando Health as a healthcare leader for Central Florida residents and international visitors. It is recognized for its excellence in cardiology, cancer treatment, women and children's care, trauma care, and rehabilitation services. The orthopedic program has been recognized by HCIA as one of the top 20 teaching services in the country for knee replacement surgery and bone fracture repair. Orlando Health has the only Level One Trauma Center and is the main teaching facility in Central Florida.

Orlando Health is also one of several designated teaching hospitals in Central Florida and provides many learning opportunities for physicians. Orlando Health is also developing new approaches and solutions to healthcare issues through state-of-the-art research activities that benefit the Orlando Health medical professional.

Orlando Health is guided by a volunteer Board of Directors, certified by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and affiliated with the national network of Voluntary Hospitals of America.

Orlando Health is a voluntary, not-for-profit hospital system comprised of the following facilities:

  • Orlando Regional Medical Center / Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center - 808 Beds
  • Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children - 158 Beds
  • Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies - 285 Beds
  • Dr. P. Phillips Hospital - 237 Beds
  • South Seminole Hospital - 206 Beds
  • South Lake Hospital - 122 Beds


The main Orlando Health campus is located in beautiful downtown Orlando. The City of Orlando is one of the most popular tourist destinations in North America. Consequently, it offers tremendous recreational and cultural activities. There are a multitude of golf courses, lakes for fishing and water sports, as well as professional basketball, hockey and arena football teams. The Central Florida area offers easy access to other large cities such as Tampa and the Gulf Coast as well as a short drive to the East Coast beaches.

As with all large metropolitan cities, Orlando provides multiple centers for fine shopping and dining. Because of the family oriented industries located in Central Florida, including Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and Sea World, Orlando is ideal for family life.

Residency Programs
Please click below for more information about specific medical educational residency programs.

  • Emergency Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Internal Medicine
  • OB-GYN
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics (University of Florida – Sponsoring Institution)

Fellowship Programs

Please click below for more information about specific medical education fellowship programs (*indicates ACGME accredited programs)
Bariatric Surgery
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship*
  • Colon Rectal Surgery*
  • Critical Care Medicine*
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)*
  • Emergency Medicine Administrative/Research
  • Emergency Medicine Ultrasound
  • Emergency Medicine Simulation
  • Hematology/Oncology*
  • Infectious Diseases*
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery - Bariatric
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery - Colon and Rectal
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Pediatric Craniofacial and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine* (University of Florida – Sponsoring Institution)
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine*
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology * (University of Florida – Sponsoring Institution)
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics*
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine* (University of Florida – Sponsoring Institution)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Surgical Critical Care*

Resident Contract/Benefit Information

Clinical Clerkships

Clerkships are four weeks in length with clinical learning experiences that are structured to allow for institutional academic elective credit to be assigned if desired. We have joined the AAMC sponsored VSAS (visiting student application service) to apply for medical student electives. For more information please click here.

Contact Us

GME Administration
Mail: 1414 Kuhl Avenue, MP 7, Orlando, FL 32806
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 321.841.5243
Fax: 321.843.1791