DNP Preceptor Resources

UF Resources:

  • Tuition Scholarship: Eligible for individuals who have served as a clinical preceptor for the majority of 2 clinical courses within the past year.  Please contact Kianna Barnett ( of Student Affairs for more information.
  • Courtesy Faculty Appointment: we love to recognize our clinical preceptors for their valuable contributions to our students.  Please email your request for courtesy faculty appointment to your Track Coordinator and/or Sarah Mazorra (  An updated copy of your CV is required to process this request.
  • Access to Health Science Libraries: Access to the UF Proxy and UF VPN require a Gatorlink Username and UFID. 
    • Once you created a Gatorlink account, go to  
    • Go to off-campus access (using the link above the search box, Quick Link at the bottom left, or under Services)
    • There are two options:
      • UF Proxy Server (no download required, not ideal of lengthy research sessions)
      • VPN, Virtual Private Network (must download a free VPN software)
  • Upcoming UF College of Nursing Conference & Continuing Education opportunitiesmore information coming soon!

Outside Resources:

  • The National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) : Offer resources to preceptors and others actively engaged in the clinical education of nurse practitioner (NP) students. Most offerings on this site are free to faculty and preceptors. These resources include
    • Frequently asked questions for the preceptor,
    • Preceptor training videos, including courses that offer contact hours
    • Examples of handbooks, checklist, tip sheets and more.

Clinical Education Team

Lead Clinical Academic Specialist

Jay Ortiz
Department: College of Nursing Dean’s Office

Jay Ortiz

Executive Assistant I
Phone: (352) 273-6324

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs-Graduate Clinical Education

Rene Love
Department: College of Nursing Dean’s Office


Associate Dean For Academic Affairs-Graduate Clinical Education & Clinical Professor
Phone: (352) 273-6599

Director of DNP Clinical Placements

Tracey L Taylor
Department: Biobehavioral Nursing Science

Tracey L Taylor DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC

Clinical Associate Professor & Director Of DNP Clinical Placements
Phone: (352) 273-6400

FNP Track Coordinator

Michael D Bumbach
Department: Family, Community and Health Systems Science

Michael D Bumbach PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, RN

Clinical Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 273-6638

PEDS Track Coordinator

Michael A Maymi
Department: Family, Community and Health Systems Science


Clinical Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 273-6799

PSYCH Track Coordinator

Michaela K Hogan
Department: Family, Community and Health Systems Science

Michaela K Hogan DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, CNE

Clinical Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 265-4357

Adult-Gero Acute Care Track Coordinator

Elida  Benitez
Department: Biobehavioral Nursing Science

Elida Benitez DNP, AG-ACNP

Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 265-0111