Phi Delta Epsilon at UCF creates stellar medical students of integrity through fellowship, service, mentoring, and formal training in leadership, science, and ethics.
Phi Delta Epsilon at UCF emphasizes one thing more than anything else:
Our members. Phi Delta Epsilon at UCF helps members excel in each area pertinent to their medical school application while fostering camaraderie.
We seek to create the most cohesive and fulfilling premedical experience for our members so that they may find great academic and personal growth in their undergraduate experience.
As a member of Phi Delta Epsilon at UCF you will:
The governing ethical values of the chapter take on the form of a modified Hippocratic oath and are inspired by the American Medical Association’s code of medical ethics:
A. Members shall be dedicated to being virtuous members of the chapter, with compassion and respect for each other’s dignity and rights.
B. Members shall uphold the standards of professionalism, be honest in all professional interactions, and strive to report members deficient in character or competence, or engaging in deception, to the student leadership board.
C. Members shall respect the governing policies of the governing policies of this chapter and recognize a responsibility to seek legal changes in those requirements that are contrary to the best interests of the chapter.
D. Members shall safeguard member privacy, within the constraints of the governing policies of Phi Delta Epsilon and the University of Central Florida, when dealing with sensitive subjects.
E. Members shall demonstrate utmost commitment to academia and continue to study, apply, and advance scientific knowledge. They must be eager to share this information with other students, colleagues, and the public, and engage in scientific discussion with peers.
F. Members shall recognize a responsibility to participate in activities contributing to the improvement of the community and the betterment of public health.