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Academic Affiliations

JHL 09-10.jpgThank you for your interest in Baptist Health South Florida’s academic programs. As the largest not-for-profit hospital system in the region, with more than a million patient visits every year, Baptist Health is uniquely positioned to offer a wide range of educational opportunities. Each year, over 6,000 physicians and students participate in accredited and sponsored learning programs at Baptist Health facilities. These programs include:
• Residencies and Fellowships
• Student Clinical Rotations
Baptist Health Nurse Scholars program
Baptist Health Observer program
The vision for all of our academic programs is to attract, train and retain highly skilled clinicians to improve the health and well-being of the community. We are dedicated to providing all the necessary resources to attain our vision, including developing and maintaining an environment of patient- and family-centered care, an unwavering commitment to service excellence, quality, and safety; and a sustained focus on innovation.

Javier Hernandez-Lichtl
Chief Executive Officer, West Kendall Baptist Hospital
Chief Academic Officer, Baptist Health South Florida

Affiliated Medical Student Programs

  • Florida International University

Affiliated Nursing & Allied Health Student Programs

  • American Sentinel University
  • Andrews University
  • Appalachian State University
  • Barry University
  • Broward Community College
  • Cambridge College of Health Science and Technology
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Central Arizona College
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing
  • City College
  • Concorde Career Institute
  • Drexel University
  • D’Youville College
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Florida A&M University
  • Florida International University
  • Florida Keys Community College
  • Florida National University
  • Fortis College
  • Florida State University
  • George Washington University
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Gulf Coast State College
  • Hampton University
  • Independence University
  • Iowa State University
  • Kaplan University
  • Keiser University
  • Liberty University
  • Long Island University
  • Lynn University
  • Miami Dade College
  • Miami-Dade County Public Schools
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University
  • Pasco & Dade County Health Dept.
  • Radiological Technologies University
  • Rush University
  • Saint Francis Medical Center
  • Slippery Rock University
  • St. Thomas University
  • Stony Brook University
  • Southeastern College
  • Temple University
  • Trinity International University
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Alabama in Birmingham
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Florida
  • University of Massachusetts- Amherst
  • University of Massachusetts- Boston
  • University of Miami
  • University of Phoenix
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Saint Francis
  • University of South Alabama
  • University of South Florida
  • University of St. Augustine
  • Utah State University
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Wake Forest University
  • Walden University
  • West Coast University
  • Western Carolina University
  • Widener University
  • Winston-Salem State University
Baptist Health is a teaching organization committed to training and retaining future clinicians to serve the community. Pursuant to affiliation agreements between the Baptist Health Affiliated Entities and certain State of Florida universities, some or all of the care you receive may be provided by physicians, allied health professionals or other personnel who are employees or agents of the boards of those Florida state universities, and liability, if any, that may arise from that care is limited as provided by law. The State of Florida universities with which the Baptist Health Affiliated Entities maintain affiliation agreements include, but is not limited to, Florida International University (FIU), University of South Florida (USF), and Florida Atlantic University (FAU).