UF Pediatrics in the News

Honoring victims in isolation during Transgender…

While the pandemic has made some connections more difficult, access to telehealth services has increased for transgender patients, said Dr. Kristin…

Kristin Dayton, MD

The art of pediatric patient care

Anthony Macchio was already familiar with UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. After his second daughter, Isabel, was born with a heart defect in…

Josie Macchio, right, plays with her sister Isabel Macchio, left

Celebration of Miracles Virtual 5K

Join us for a day-long opportunity to band together individually or socially distanced with friends and family from your home to make a difference…

Celebration of Miracles Virtual 5K

Pediatric Patient Stories

The art of pediatric patient care

Anthony Macchio was already familiar with UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. After his second daughter, Isabel, was born with a heart defect in…

Josie Macchio, right, plays with her sister Isabel Macchio, left

MAX-ed Out With Love

How a community came together to surprise a 17-year-old patient waiting for a heart Written by Molly Brennan and Coral Denton For most…

Max laying in hospital bed wearing headphone and smiling

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

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

Celebration of Miracles Virtual 5K

Join us for a day-long opportunity to band together individually or socially distanced with friends and family from your home to make a difference…

Celebration of Miracles Virtual 5K

2020 Pediatrics Science Day | Poster Presentation

Please join us on Thursday, June 4th for this year’s Virtual Pediatric Science Day! This year’s guest speaker, William Cefalu, M.D., will give his…

2020 Pediatrics Science Day Poster Presentations Announcement

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