The Pediatrics program provides a well-rounded education through a variety of conferences and lectures. Aside from the list below many subspecialty conferences are also available for those interested in attending. Additionally, the Sakai online learning management system is utilized in order to provide access to the curriculum in an online format. Residents and faculty can easily access our calendar of conferences along with copies of the presentations and associated materials through New Innovations.

Morning Report

Monday, Tuesday, and Friday, 8:00-8:30 am, Shands Room 4433

Residents present interesting and educational cases to their peers and faculty. All residents are invited to attend the morning report.

Grand Rounds

Thursdays, 8:00-9:00 am, Communicore Building, Room C1-4

Both UF faculty and visiting professors provide exposure to state-of-the-art basic and clinical research with application to patient care.

Attendance credit and CME provided for attendance at live event or via group webcast at one of the designated clinic locations with attendance tracking.  Attendance and/or CME credit not given for viewing in individual offices or other locations.

View previously recorded Grand Rounds presentations

Academic Half Days (AHD)

Tuesday afternoons

Series of lectures covering topics selected from Nelson’s Textbook of Pediatrics and PREP series. Introduce and cover basic pediatric concepts as well as prepare residents for the Pediatric Boards. All topics will be covered in an 18 month period giving the resident exposure to all topics twice during their residency.

Fellows’ Research Conference

Every Wednesday (October – April), 8:00-8:30 am, Shands Room 4433

The aim of the conference series is to increase awareness of current research studies. This will provide an opportunity for fellows to present their research to faculty and their peers and discuss current topics, methodologies and findings; ultimately strengthening research outcomes.

What’s New in Pediatrics

Wednesday (May – September), 8:00-8:30 am, Shands Room 4433

Residents present cutting-edge findings and research recently published in top journals.

Journal Club

Monthly, Shands Room 4433

Second-year pediatric residents lead this conference that is designed to reinforce critical thinking and the use of evidence-based medicine when evaluating research.

Mock Code Review

Monthly, 12:15-1:15 pm, Shands Room 4433

Monthly mock codes are held in a variety of locations throughout the hospital. The review of the video-tape is led by pediatric intensivists and hospitalists and provides an educational and interactive analysis of the mock code.

Morbidity and Mortality

Monthly, 12:15-1:15 pm, Shands Room 4433

Third-year pediatric residents present cases and systematically evaluate potential areas of improvement within the system.

Intern lecture series

Daily for 1 month per year, 12:15-1:15 pm

Series of lectures occurring daily in July and covers some fundamental topics in pediatrics such as seizures, fever and neutropenia, and asthma.