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Michael L Good

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Nationality  United States
Spouse  Danette Good

Fields  Medicine
Name  Michael Good
Known for  Being the 9th Dean of the UF College of Medicine

Institutions  University of Florida
Alma mater  University of Michigan

Michael L. Good is the 9th Dean of the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Dr. Good is the current dean of the University of Florida College of Medicine which has a budget that exceeds $600 million annually. In December 2009 he was promoted from interim dean to the new dean of the college. He was named interim dean in May 2008.

Michael L. Good,MD, is the ninth and current dean of the University Of Florida College of Medicine, where he focuses on the professional development of over 1,000 clinical and research faculty as well as the continued strengthening of the educational curricula for the more than 1,600 learners. Dr. Good serves on the Board of Directors for UF Health Shands and chairs the Board of Directors for the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute in Jacksonville. In his 25-plus years on the faculty, Dr. Good has held numerous leadership positions at UF and its clinical affiliates. Before being named interim dean of the College of Medicine in May 2008, he served as senior associate dean for clinical affairs in the college and chief of staff for UF Health Shands Hospital and Shands AGH. His leadership experience also extends to the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center and the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System, where he served as chief of staff and system medical director, respectively.

A professor of anesthesiology, Dr. Good is a noted inventor. Early in his academic career, he led a team of UF physicians and engineers to create the human patient simulator, a sophisticated computerized teaching tool that is now used in health care education programs throughout the world.

Dr. Good graduated with distinction from the University of Michigan with a bachelor's degree in computer and communication sciences. He also earned his medical degree from Michigan and then came to Gainesville in 1984 to complete residency training in anesthesiology and a research fellowship at UF, where he then joined the College of Medicine faculty in 1988. Good first came to the University of Florida over 25 years ago to begin his career as a medical resident, and has been on the faculty since 1988. In 1994 became the chief of anesthesiology at VA Medical Center in Gainesville, Florida. In 2005 he was named associate dean for clinical affairs at the college.


  • Medical Degree from the University of Michigan School of Medicine in 1984.
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    Michael L. Good Wikipedia

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