Lectures & Lectureships


Pediatric Grand Rounds

Thursdays, 8:00-9:00am

Both UF faculty and visiting professors provide exposure to state-of-the-art basic and clinical research with application to patient care. Included in the agenda are presentations prepared by each third year pediatric resident.

The link is provided for your convenience. Viewing lectures via the link does not qualify for CME.  CME credit is only available when viewing the Grand Rounds live or via webcast in a group setting at one of the approved clinic locations.

View live and recorded Grand Rounds Presentations


Elia M. Ayoub Lectureship

The Elia M. Ayoub was established  after Dr. Ayoub’s retirement in 2000. Dr. Ayoub was a devoted physician who cared deeply for his pediatric patients, a superb researcher who worked relentlessly to resolve the mysteries of pediatric infectious diseases and rheumatic fever; and a teacher and mentor to generations of medical students, pediatric housestaff and his fellow physicians.

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. Dr. Hernandez was the first pediatric cardiologist in Florida, and he began the program at the University of Miami. In his honor, this Lectureship was established and continues as a formal lectureship.

Frank L. DeBusk Lectureship

The DeBusk Lectureship was established in 2002 by Dr. DeBusk’s family and friends.  For those individuals who knew and worked with Dr. DeBusk during his almost three decades on the faculty of the Department of Pediatrics, Dr. DeBusk was a peerless physician for children, a quiet unassuming and effective mentor, and a friend to all who came under his tutelage.

Samuel Gross Memorial Lectureship

Dr. Samuel Gross was one of the highly esteemed leaders in the field of hematology/oncology.  Among his over 200 manuscrips were papers advancing our understanding of neonatal hematology, sickle cell disease, hemophilia, management of children with leukemia and neuroblastoma, and the use of bone marrow transplantation as a therapeutic modality for children with cancer.