Excellence in Critical Care Research, Education and Patient Care

Our group of expert pediatric medical and surgical subspecialists work closely together to care for all those in our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. We pride ourselves on our multidisciplinary team approach to care for the sickest children and their families.

COVID-19 Updates

As we continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, providing exceptional and safe care to our patients remains our No. 1 priority. Our faculty and hospital leadership continue to monitor and assess the current COVID-19 situation, and our action plan evolves daily.



PICU Mobile App

The PICU Essentials app was designed as a practical handbook for rotating residents, advanced practice providers and fellows.

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Fellowship Program

The Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (PCCM) Fellowship program at the University of Florida/Shands Children’s Hospital is fully accredited by the American Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) as a pediatric subspecialty.

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PediAtric Critical Care Medicine Interdisciplinary Student InvestiGATORs


This Undergraduate and Graduate Research Internship Program provides enrolled students at UF the training and opportunity to participate in clinical research at a level one trauma center and tertiary care PICU.


UF Pediatric News

Physicians: Share 3 keys for kids wrestling with remote learning

A recent JAMA Pediatrics Viewpoint essay acknowledges that while teachers deserve high praise for their response to the pandemic and shifted to online learning, “the educational outcomes were unsatisfying, families were burdened,…

UF Health brings telemedicine program for diabetic children to underserved area of Collier County

For children with diabetes or other endocrine system disorders who come from less affluent families, access to care can be difficult and time-consuming. University of Florida Health experts will provide services for…

UF Health Pediatric Researchers weigh in on school options

UF Pediatric Researcher Dr Erik W. Black said it’s very reasonable for parents to be nervous, because there’s a lot of uncertainty right now. “Globally our biggest concern is making…

Keeping kids healthy during COVID-19

Keeping children safe is a top priority for all parents during the COVID-19 crisis and will become increasingly challenging this fall. These tips are helpful for all parents, including those…