Pediatric Residency Program Response to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has irrevocably changed our profession and our lives. As we embrace the “new normal”, our top priority remains the safety of our patients and health care teams.


Meet Our Team

Nicole Black, MD, M.Ed.

A Message from Our Director

We are thrilled that you are considering the University of Florida for your Pediatric Residency Training. We are looking for a diverse group of individuals with character, competence, and a caring heart who wish to learn and teach as they care for children at one of the leading health care systems in the nation.

Pediatric Residency Program Leadership Team

Leading the Way

Nationally Ranked

The University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital has been recognized as one of the nation’s best hospitals for children in five medical specialties, according to U.S. News & World Report rankings.

Exterior of UF & Shands Children's Hospital with rainbow over the building

Award Winning Program

Our program, residents, and faculty receive regular awards recognizing their achievements and dedication to pediatrics.

Brain Bowl Team 2017

Top Research Program

The UF Department of Pediatrics ranks 28th among pediatrics departments at public universities for NIH funding.

Dr. Mitchell & Team

National Leader in Advocacy Training

Our program is designed to give residents the skills necessary to develop, implement and evaluate an advocacy activity from beginning to end.

Woman Teaching Children

Our Education

Graduate Medical Education Program

Meet faculty and current trainees, get a glimpse of our campus and hear how proud we are of everyone who makes UF Health and the College of Medicine a great place to learn and grow.

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News & Updates

Asad Bashir: Vaccines: fact vs. myth

Category: Resident News

According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were more than 1,000 cases of measles in 2019. This is the greatest…

Asad Bashir

100% Board Pass Rate

Category: Division News

Congratulations to our Class of 2018 University of Florida Pediatric Resident Graduates who achieved a 100% first-time board pass rate on their…

Class of 2019

Two Major Awards from the Academic Pediatric…

Category: Division News

The Department of Pediatrics is very proud to announce that at this year’s Pediatric Academic Societies Conference in Baltimore, Dr. Nicole…

Nicole Black