Awards & Honors

Henry A. Kokomoor Award

Each year, this award is given to an individual who is committed to scientific discovery that will aid us in our overall efforts to improve child health within this nation. An emphasis is placed on creativity, diligence of effort, and dedication.


100% Pass Rate

Our 2021 graduates achieved a 100% board pass rate on their American Board of Pediatric Certifying Exam!

Awards and Recipients

2021 Toria Edge, MD and David Joy, MD LEAD Resident Award
2021 Ali Byrne, MD AAP CATCH Grant, Developing Effective COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance Messaging
2021 Nicole Black, MD; Arwa Saidi, MD; and Jen Co-Vu, MD AOA Medical Honor Society
2021 Maureen Novak, MD UF Society of Teaching Scholars Lifetime Achievement Award
2021 Elyse Chaviano, MD UF Outstanding Resident Teacher Award
2021 Desmond Schatz, MD UF College of Medicine Lifetime Achievement Award
2021 Lindsay Thompson, MD UF Gold Humanism Chapman Society
2021 Bailey Barnes MD; Zachary Barbara, MD; Jordan Burke, MD; Elyse Chaviano, MD; and Toria Edge, MD Gold Humanism Society Resident Chapter
2020 UF Pediatric Residency Program Leadership UF Graduate Medical Education Program of the Year Award
2019 Nicole Paradise Black, MD Academic Pediatric Association Mid-Career Faculty Teaching Award