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

Class of 2021

100% Board Pass Rate

Congratulations to the class of 2021!

Leading the Way

Nationally Ranked and No. 1 in Florida

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

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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.

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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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UF Pediatric 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 work to create a culture in…

Florida Department of Health’s guidance would, if followed, harm transgender youth

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 provide the best…

Florida doctor says gender-affirming care works in kids who need it, and can even save lives

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

UF Health Pediatrics resident makes fresh produce affordable and accessible for patients with farmers market

Sheltered from the drizzle beneath a gray canopy, tables and crates piled high with farm-fresh produce drew a steady stream of curious, smiling faces outside the UF Health Pediatrics –…