UF Pediatrics in the News

UF researchers receive grant to study therapeutic…

Two University of Florida pediatric infectious disease researchers have received a $3.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to…

Sumita Bhaduri-McIntosh, M.D., Ph.D., and Michael McIntosh, Ph.D.

UF Health researcher co-leading landmark study on…

While the number of adults affected by autism is growing, very little is known about the way the condition is impacted by aging. Now, a University of…

Autism Puzzle

Meet New Pediatric Neurology Division Chief

UF Division of Pediatric Neurology welcomes new Division Chief,  Dr. Brandon Zielinski, MD, PhD.  He is board certified in neurology and psychiatry…

Brandon Zielinski

Pediatric Patient Stories

Ramsey family honors a beloved brother

As Lee Ramsey’s family watched him being transported by ambulance from the emergency room at Lawnwood Hospital in Ft. Pierce to UF Health in…

Lee Ramsey

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

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

Cancer Chomp 2022

Saturday, September 24, 2022 • 8 a.m. – NoonFlavet Field @ University of Florida, Woodlawn Drive, Gainesville, Fla. 32603

UF Cancer Chomp 2022

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