U.S. News ranks UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital as one of nation’s best

The University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital has been recognized as one of the nation’s best hospitals for children in six medical specialties, including, for the first time ever, cancer care.

In its annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, U.S. News & World Report ranked the following six UF Health pediatric programs among the nation’s best: diabetes and endocrinology (17th nationally), nephrology (26th nationally), cardiology and heart surgery (32nd nationally), gastroenterology (34th nationally), pulmonology (40th nationally) and cancer (46th nationally).

Click the link below to read the full article by April Frawley Birdwell.

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Department Highlights

See what's new and exciting in the world of pediatrics, including: Michael Weiss, M.D., was selected as the focus of UF Health's advertising campaign for his work with the Florida Neonatal Neurologic Network and the newborn body cooling therapy; Marylou Behnke, M.D., recently retired and was presented with a $2,300 check for her Zambia Medical Mission Fund; and Volunteer now for a potential new feature in the Pulse of Pediatrics: "A Day in the Life."

Click HERE to read more!

Save the Date: CMN's Miracle Treat Day

August 8 is Miracle Treat Day at your local Dairy Queen®!

Purchase a Blizzard treat at one of the participating locations below and a donation will be made to UF Health Shands Children's Hospital's Children's Miracle Network.

  • 3960 SW Archer Road Ste B., Gainesville, FL
  • 316 Mexican Drive, Cross City, FL
  • 2590 W Old US Hwy 44, Mount Dora, FL
  • 817 S Ohio Ave, Live Oak, FL

Click HERE for additional information!

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