UF Pediatrics in the News

Questions swirl in Florida on the impact of…

Florida has a growing number of children with a COVID-19 related illness, but how long it has been attacking children and the number of pediatric…

Little boy standing in field wearing a blue face mask

No up north cases of mysterious illness in…

Area doctors report they have not seen any local cases of the mysterious illness possibly associated with COVID-19.

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AAP Launches #CallYourPediatrician Campaign

Using humor and real-world conversations, the American Academy of Pediatrician launched the  #CallYourPediatrician  campaign, which aims to reach…

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Pediatric Patient Stories

Like A Water Balloon in a River

When Madeline Lee went to her 28-week prenatal checkup, she was not able to see her son’s head in the sonograms. Her doctor later determined that…

Kayden Lee

Despair Turns to Hope for Shiara Veltman

April is National Donate Life Month. During the month, we are highlighting those who have been touched by organ donation and emphasizing the…

Shiara Veltman Speaking in front of class

Teen in need of a new heart comes to UF Health…

Few patients were as sick as teenager Andy Herrera when he arrived at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital in early 2018 for a heart transplant. He…

Andy Herrera Standing with hands on his hips in a field

UF Health patient first to receive new gene…

Karen Wright worked her way through the small gathering outside her 4-month-old daughter’s room in pediatric intensive care. It seemed to her as if…

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Monthly & Annual Events

Lectures & Lectureships

The UF Pediatrics Department holds regularly scheduled Lectures and Lectureships for faculty and staff. Speakers include our vary own pediatricians and visitors from outside organizations.

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Pediatric Science Day

The primary purpose of Pediatrics Science Day is to give trainees, whether students, post-docs, residents, fellows, or junior faculty, the opportunity to present their research to their colleagues, and to obtain scientific feed-back in a friendly environment.

Peds Science Day 2018

Pediatric Medical Student Research Forum

This is an exciting opportunity to share your research with your peers. Open to all medical students in the United States, this forum will take place in conjunction with the annual conference of the FCAAP, which students are also welcome to attend.

Research poster

Special Events

Free Webinars | Delivering Health and Wellness…

We are excited to begin bringing our UF Health experts right to the comfort of your home. Join us for these live 30-minute webinars you can watch…

Flyer for free June 2020 webinars

Call for Posters | 2020 Pediatrics Science Day

Due to current events, this year’s Pediatrics Science Day will be virtual.  We are asking that all research be submitted as a poster via the…

2020 Pediatrics Science Day Call for Posters Flyer

UF Health Gridiron Challenge – 02/09/2019

Whether in a jersey on the field or watching from the sidelines, you can help us continue to provide the most advanced care possible for our…

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