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Residency Program News

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

Pediatrics Department News

7th Annual Pediatric Medical Student Research Forum

Despite the challenges of this past year, the Department of Pediatrics and the University of Florida College of Medicine sponsored the 7th Annual Pediatric Medical Student Research Forum this past…

Breast milk of mothers who received COVID-19 vaccine contains antibodies that fight illness

During this vulnerable period, breast milk allows nursing mothers to provide infants with “passive immunity,” Neu explained.

UF Health doctors host a virtual event to discuss COVID-19 and children returning to school

UF Health is trying to prepare parents to send their children back-to-school during the pandemic

As school resumes, UF Health pediatrics expert gives advice on COVID-19 safety

Sonja A. Rasmussen, M.D., a professor in the departments of pediatrics and epidemiology at the UF College of Medicine and the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions, discusses what parents should know and do to…




The Pediatrics program provides a well-rounded education through a variety of conferences and lectures.



Social Events

To foster camaraderie and close relationships among all levels of physicians, the department hosts many social events throughout the year.