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Hernandez, Annellys

Title: Assistant Professor


Specialty: Family Medicine

Education: University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida

Department(s): Humanities, Health and Society

Annellys Hernandez, MD, joined Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (FIU HWCOM) in December 2015. She is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Internal Medicine in the Department of Humanities, Health, and Society and serves as a hospital attending on the FIU HWCOM teaching medical service at Jackson Memorial Hospital for the Internal Medicine Clerkship.  Dr. Hernandez’s other responsibilities include serving on the Jackson Health System Credentialing Committee, hospital quality improvement initiatives, and medical student mentorship.

A Miami native, Dr. Hernandez is an alumni of the FIU Honors College and obtained a Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences from Barry University College of Health Sciences. Her Medical Doctorate degree, with a Scholarly Concentration in Health Disparities, is from the University of South Florida. Dr. Hernandez completed residency in Family Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville Florida, where she was appointed Chief Medical Resident. She was a recipient of the Resident Scholar of the Year by the Florida Academy of Family Physicians, the Mayo Clinic Resident Educator of the Year, and the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award.

Select Publications

Charles, J., Hernandez, A. (2015) Medical Care of the Surgical Patient in Taylors Principles of Family Medicine In: Paulman P., Taylor R. (eds) Family Medicine. Springer, Cham


Camps-Romero, E., Farnsworth, B., Hernandez, A., “Expanding Interprofessional Behavioral Health Care through the Green Family Foundation Neighborhood Health Education Learning Program.” 45th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association Miami, Florida. April 2015,

Lage, O., Hernandez, A. (2015) National Hispanic Medical Association 19th Annual Conference. “An Innovative Interprofessional Curriculum Addressing Health Disparities in our Hispanic Community - The Green Family Foundation NeighborhoodHELP Program at Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. Miami, Florida.” Washington, DC. March 2015

Research Areas

Clinical Education

Quality Improvement

Health Literacy