UF Pediatrics in the News

The Research Roundtable

Lindsay A. Thompson, M.D., a professor of pediatrics and the medical director of the Pediatric Research Hub, shares how she and her research team…

Lindsay A. Thompson

Florida Department of Health’s guidance would, if…

We write as a group of more than 300 Florida health care professionals who care for transgender and gender diverse youth. We have one common goal: to…

Brittany Bruggeman

Florida doctor says gender-affirming care works…

WMFE’s Danielle Prieur spoke with the University of Florida’s Dr. Mike Haller who works with transgender and gender-nonconforming pediatric…

Michael Haller, M.D.

Pediatric Patient Stories

The Brantleys and the story of BrAvery

With wide eyes and a cooing smile, Avery looked up as his mom and dad took turns reading from a Curious George book. Each page made the presence of…

Brantley Family

Reghan’s Story: How a Turner syndrome diagnosis…

Sixteen-year-old Reghan Dukes longed for answers. She was only 4 foot, 5 inches tall, and she had never had a menstrual cycle. Her mom was concerned…

Reghan Dukes and Dr. Jacobsen

Sickle Cell Loses and Sydnee Wins

“I’m active, a little bit crazy, but I’m mostly fun,” Sydnee Murphy, 8, said when asked to describe herself.

The Murphy Family

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.

Person giving a presentation to a large group of people

Pediatrics 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

Webinar: Let’s talk about the COVID-19 vaccine…

We know many people are eager to protect their children against COVID, but many have questions as they make this decision for their family.

Free Webinar to discuss questions about COVID-19 vaccine for children

College Diabetes Network Bowling Social

Join our first meeting of the year and meet others with diabetes! Friends are welcome and refreshments will be provided. Sunday, September 26…

Neon flyer for the College Diabetes Network Bowling Social

7th Annual Pediatric Medical Student Research…

Despite the challenges of this past year, the Department of Pediatrics and the University of Florida College of Medicine sponsored the 7th Annual…

Group Photo of the 2021Pediatric Medical Student Research Forum