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Medical Directors

Jason Fromm, MD

Jason Fromm, MD has served as the School of Physician Assistant Studies Medical Director since 2003. Since then, his role with the school has increased steadily. In addition to being Medical Director, he became a part time faculty member in 2011, and as of October 2014 he became full time faculty. He is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Medicine and completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Florida, College of Medicine. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and in 2012 he attained certification in Hospital Medicine. His clinical duties are in the Division of Hospital Medicine where attends on teams with physician assistant and medical students regularly. He supervises general medical care and consultation services.

In his academic role with the School of Physician Assistant Studies, he provides program and curriculum guidance, gives invited lectures to both didactic and clinical year students, and precepts clinical year students. He leads sections on Cardiology, Infectious Disease and Geriatrics. His academic interests are in diabetes care, palliation and symptom management in patients with cancer, antibiotic selection, congestive heart failure, obstructive sleep apnea and teaching medical professionalism through the use of film.

Dr. Fromm is a member of the Society of Hospital Medicine’s National Committee on Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistants and is a member of The Physician Assistant Education Association.


Frank Genuardi, MD, MPH

Frank Genuardi, MD, MPH serves as the School of Physician Assistant Studies Associate Medical Director. He is a graduate of the University of South Florida College of Medicine, completed a residency in pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital at Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine, then completed a fellowship in adolescent medicine at The Children’s Hospital of Alabama at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and received his MPH from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health. He is a diplomate of the American Board of the American Board of Pediatrics and of the Sub-board, Adolescent Medicine. In his current role, he is serves as Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Associate Professor of Pediatrics Director, and Pediatric Clerkship for the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. As Associate Medical Director for the UF School of Physician Assistant Studies, he provides program and curriculum guidance and oversees the clinical year students based in Jacksonville.