UF Health Shands Children's Hospital patient named Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Florida Champion

Six-year-old Nathan Ferrell, a patient at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, will use the courage he displays daily and his natural charm to tackle a new role that could help other children across the state of Florida. Nathan has been named this year’s Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Florida Champion.

Click the button below to watch the video of Nathan's launch event and to read the entire article.

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Department Highlights

Recent UF Department of Pediatrics highlights include:

  • For the Kids: CMN's Record-Breaking Dance Marathon events;
  • 2014 Recipient of Beverly Millard Award of Excellence Announced;
  • Several Department of Pediatrics "Customer Service is the Key" Nominees;
  • David Weinstein, M.D., Receives 2014 University of Florida College of Medicine Clinical Research Award;
  • Donna Parker, M.D., Inducted into Chapman Society and Receives Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award; and
  • Sam Cheng, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D. Receives NIH Award

Click HERE to read more.

Kohl's Bike Rodeo and Summer Safety Fair - March 22

Upcoming Events:

Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting

The UF Department of Pediatrics is very involved in the upcoming PAS Annual Meeting (May 3-6) in Vancouver, British Columbia.

If you're attending, visit our booth (#330) during exhibit hours and join us for the Florida Pediatrics Reception on Sunday, May 4.

Information on these events, as well as UF-related presentations by faculty, fellows and residents at the conference are available HERE.

3rd Annual Walk a Mile, Protect a Child 5K

The 3rd Annual Walk a Mile, Protect a Child 5K benefitting the UF Child Protection Team will be held on April 26 at the Haile Plantation Village Center. 

You can register at www.active.com, our website www.ufcpt.org  or on-site the day of the event beginning at 8 a.m.  The race starts at 9 a.m.

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