Facts & Figures



UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital’s 2022-23 U.S. News & World Report

University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital is one of the Southeast’s premier pediatric medical centers as U.S. News & World Report ranked it as Florida’s No. 1 children’s hospital, with five pediatric specialties earning the elite distinction of being rated among the nation’s best.

Annual Progress Reports

2022 Pediatric Progress Report COVER
2022 Pediatric Progress Report

Each year UF Health publishes a Pediatric Progress Report that shares news and updates from UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. Below is a list of current and previous reports.

Faculty & Staff Composition

Faculty/Staff Total
Faculty 187
Joint/Affiliate 53
Staff 557
Total 797

Education Composition

Academic Type Total
Residents 53
Fellows 36
Total 89

Research Projects

Project Type Total
New projects (last 12 months) 69
Ongoing federal 20
Ongoing industry 17
Ongoing other 35
Total 157
Total Research Funding $28 Million

Research Areas

  • Gene therapy: Hemophilia/Pompe’s
  • Diabetes: Type I and Type II
  • Obesity
  • Glycogen Storage Disease
  • Brain Injury and Recovery
  • Seizures
  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Philadelphia Positive Leukemia
  • Quality Improvement
  • Outcomes
  • Accountable Health Organizations
  • Spinal Cord Injury & Repair