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 five 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
Mark Steven Bleiweis, MD has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the FCAAP Philip O. Lichtblau, MD, Award. Dr. Bleiweis currently serves in multiple leadership roles at University of…
An internationally recognized physician who performed more than 100 lung transplants has joined the University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital to lead the pediatric pulmonary division and resume its pediatric transplant…
“The University plans to buy WiFi hotspots across the state which will provide access for low-income families with kids with chronic medical conditions as well as veterans so that when…
“Kids need to get outdoors, they need to eat healthy foods,” said Thompson. “I’ve also seen some kids develop anxiety about social situations so a slow introduction back to face-to-face…