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A leader with heart

Published: Oct 13th, 2011

Pediatric cardiologist Ira Gessner steps down from admissions duties.

A place to help kids

Published: Oct 13th, 2011

Community members got a sneak peek of the UF Child Protection Team’s renovated space inside the Children’s Medical Services building in September.

Annual Pediatric Alumni Reunion and Pediatric Update 2011

Published: Sep 20th, 2011

Slideshow from the Annual Pediatric Alumni Reunion and Pediatric Update 2011.

UF advocate in the fight against diabetes speaks to congressional panel

Published: Sep 16th, 2011

Anastasia Albanese-O’Neill, R.N., spoke about the importance of National Institutes of Health-funded diabetes research and its effects on patients and families at a congressional briefing in Washington D.C.

Leading children’s health expert to head UF Department of Pediatrics

Published: Sep 12th, 2011

An international expert on pediatric endocrinology, developmental biology and the prevention of brain injury in preterm infants has been tapped to lead the University of Florida College of Medicine department of pediatrics and serve as the physician leader for Shands Hospital for Children.

Growing up

Published: Jul 1st, 2011

Years ago, children with congenital diseases often did not get to grow up. Now they do, and parents and doctors can focus on the challenges these children face along their road to adulthood.

Designed for kids

Published: Jul 1st, 2011

New Pediatric E.R. enhances emergency care for children.

Beads of hope

Published: Jul 1st, 2011

Patient donates earnings from jewelry to help children with cancer.

A softer touch at Shands

Published: Jun 22nd, 2011

A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place at the new Pediatric E.R. at Shands at the University of Florida that was filled with applause and cheers from UF&Shands faculty, staff and other supporters.

The ER for kids

Published: May 25th, 2011

New Pediatric Emergency Room to open July 1. To help ensure children receive the best care, UF&Shands will open a new pediatric emergency room this summer, with doctors, staff and equipment geared specifically for the youngest patients.