About Us


About Us

About us



Phi Delta Epsilon at UCF creates stellar medical students of integrity through fellowship, service, mentoring, and formal training in leadership, science, and ethics.

What does it mean to be in Phi Delta Epsilon?

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: 

  • Gain practical real world experience and contribute to the central Florida community through service.

  • Develop important leadership and communication skills.

  • Learn through mentorship and help fellow students succeed.

  • Engage in the dialogue of medicine and understand what awaits you in your medical education and future career.

  • Develop lifelong friendships and improve in all areas of your medical school application.

Chapter Leadership


Chapter Leadership



Chapter leadership


President- andy schoppe

Andy has been elected president for 2019. As President, he oversees the running of the chapter which includes acting as head for the executive board, as well as running chapter meetings, preparing agenda items, and holding votes. The president is responsible for carrying out chapter decisions and acts as the representative of the colony.

Fun Fact: Andy is a registered Lifeguard.


VP of Programming- Ana Martins

The Vice President of Programming is the overseer of the Academics and the Programming Committees. As VP of Programming, Ana is responsible for planning both volunteering and social events that the fraternity participates in throughout the year. Such events include Fratterhood, the Retreat, and the Banquet as well as coordinating our volunteering events throughout the year.

Fun Fact: Ana has dual citizenship in both Brazil and Portugal.

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Vp of Finance- Joshua WeldEn

The Vice President of Finances is in charge of the oversight of all chapter funds. Further, he is the head of our Philanthropy, Children’s Miracle Network, in which he helps to organize all fundraising events. Such fundraising includes our major events: the Anatomy Fashion Show and Stand For the Kids. As VP of Finance, he is head of the finance committee.

Fun Fact: Josh enjoys powerlifting.

Vp of recruitment- Alex Schuler

The Vice President of Recruitment is responsible for not only recruiting new members, but ensuring the retention of current members. As VP of Recruitment, Alex is responsible for the organization of Rush Week as well as mediating the Big/Little matches. Further, she is the oversight for the Recruitment Committee and the Membership Retention Committee.

Fun Fact: Alex helps to run a non-profit with her mother.

Secretary/Risk-Management- Layne myhrer

The Secretary/Risk-Management Officer is responsible for the communications of the chapter internally and externally. Internal communications includes newsletters and risk management while externally, Layne is responsible for the marketing. As secretary, she oversees the running of the marketing committee, ethics committee and historian.

Fun Fact: Layne’s birthday is on Christmas Eve.

Past Presidents

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Dr. Brittany Badal, M.D.-2010

William Tudor-2011

Alex Lamee-2012

Andy Nutting-2013

Lauren Murphy-2014

Jacqueline Devaney-2015

Sandeep Bala-2016

Lorenzo bosque -2017

Jake Howard- 2018

Code of Ethics

Code of Ethics

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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.