Pediatric Education

The Department of Pediatrics seeks to capitalize on our unique position in being on the research campus of the University of Florida to offer comprehensive training in pediatrics. With over 100 outstanding faculty members, trained in a full range of subspecialty and general pediatrics, the quality and diversity of the faculty creates a well-balanced experience. Our pediatric residency program offers a superb entry point either into the practice of pediatrics or into further subspecialty training and an academic career.

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Educational Programs

Medical Students

Our goal is to provide an educational program that helps prepare our students for any residency they may choose as part of the general professional education.

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 are certified in post-graduate education by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Continuing Medical Education

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

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The official podcast of UF Health provides engaging insight on today’s trending health care topics. Earn CME credits while learning about clinical issues and research advances from experts at UF Health Shands Hospital, one of the nation’s top academic health centers.

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.

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Donald V. Eitzman Lectureship

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

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.

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

Pediatric Simulation 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.