Pediatric Education

The Department of Pediatrics seeks to capitalize our unique position on the major research campus of the University of Florida in Gainesville to offer comprehensive training in pediatrics. With over 110 outstanding faculty members, comprising the full range of subspecialty and general pediatrics, the quality and diversity of the faculty creates a well-balanced experience in our pediatric residency program, offering a superb entry point either into the practice of pediatrics or into further subspecialty training and an academic career.

Pediatric Residents Examining a Baby

Educational Programs

Residency Program

The goal of the residency program in Pediatrics is to “provide educational experiences in the diversified field of Pediatrics in an intellectual environment conducive to learning the exemplary practice of Pediatrics”.

Fellowship Program

The University of Florida Department of Pediatrics Fellowship programs listed below are certified in post-graduate education by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Continuing Medical Education

The Office of Continuing Medical Education works with UF faculty, clinical, and research departments to identify educational opportunities and to design, implement and evaluate professional development programs.

Lectures & Lectureships

Pediatric Grand Rounds

Both UF faculty and visiting professors provide exposure to state-of-the-art basic and clinical research with application to patient care.

Donald V. Eitzman Lectureship

Dr. Donald Eitzman is a founding member of the College of Medicine and of the Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Eitzman continues to be a valued contributor to the educational mission of the Department and the Division of Neonatology.

Elia M. Ayoub Lectureship

This annual event provides professional enrichment to medical students, resident and fellow pediatricians, and other health professionals.

Francisco A. Hernandez Lectureship

The Francisco A. Hernandez Lectureship was established by the University of Florida Division of Pediatric Cardiology and the University of Miami Division of Pediatric Cardiology.

Frank L. DeBusk Lectureship

The Franklin L. DeBusk Lectureship was established in 202 by his family and friends to honor his legacy.

Samuel Gross Memorial

Dr. Samuel Gross was one of the most highly esteemed leaders in the field of hematology/oncology.

Educational Resources

E-Learning Support

E-Learning Support provides teaching & learning services to the University of Florida through the research, adoption, and support of campus-wide, Internet-based systems that improve learning and collaboration outcomes.

Online Evaluations

The new evaluation system has been developed to better suit your educational experience and ensure that you benefit from the course evaluation process.

Pediatric Simulation

P-SIM is a multidisciplinary, interprofessional group committed to developing a state of the art pediatric simulation-based training program at the University of Florida.

Outside Rotations

Are you a UF Resident and want to do an outside rotation? Click the link below to learn more.

For Medical Students