"You all ready to build a hospital?"
With those words -- from Michael Joyce, president of HCA Healthcare's North Florida Division - university and HCA leaders, faculty physicians, medical students and community leaders broke ground Thursday for UCF Lake Nona Medical Center.
Left to right: Michael Joyce, President, HCA Healthcare's North Florida Division, Dr. Deborah German, Vice President of Health Affairs and Dean, UCF College of Medicine and UCF President Dale Whittaker
The UCF-HCA joint venture hospital will open in late 2020 on 25 acres across from the UCF College of Medicine.
UCF Mascot Knightro joins UCF Lake Nona Medical Center CEO Wendy Brandon for his official groundbreaking photo