Meet Our Team
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.
Leading the Way
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.
Our program, residents, and faculty receive regular awards recognizing their achievements and dedication to pediatrics.
The UF Department of Pediatrics ranks 28th among pediatrics departments at public universities for NIH funding.
Our program is designed to give residents the skills necessary to develop, implement and evaluate an advocacy activity from beginning to end.
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.
UF Pediatric News
Alexandra K. Byrne, MD, a pediatric resident at the University of Florida College of Medicine, presented findings from a study showing that staff training programs and providing education materials about gun…
Dr. Desmond Schatz, the interim physician-in-chief at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, said the mandate is a matter of right and wrong. “We need to put moral considerations ahead of…
Adrienne Mott-Young, an UF Health Pediatrician and member of the school district’ Scientific Health Advisory Committee, said the county positivity rate should be less than 3% before the school district decides to…
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccination coverage for the flu dropped throughout the 2020-2021 season. Following social distancing guidelines, improved hand hygiene and proper masking led to decreased rates of flu…