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.

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Education

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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Research

PediAtric Critical Care Medicine Interdisciplinary Student InvestiGATORs

UF PACISI

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 PACISI

UF Pediatric News

FCAAP Names 2021 Chapter Award Winners

Mark Steven Bleiweis, MD has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the FCAAP Philip O. Lichtblau, MD, Award. Dr. Bleiweis currently serves in multiple leadership roles at University of…

Internationally known pediatric lung transplant expert joins University of Florida Health

An internationally recognized physician who performed more than 100 lung transplants has joined the University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital to lead the pediatric pulmonary division and resume its pediatric transplant…

UF Department of Pediatrics receives second 2021 FCC grant for telemedicine

“The University plans to buy WiFi hotspots across the state which will provide access for low-income families with kids with chronic medical conditions as well as veterans so that when…

Cutting down on kids screen time this summer following the pandemic

“Kids need to get outdoors, they need to eat healthy foods,” said Thompson. “I’ve also seen some kids develop anxiety about social situations so a slow introduction back to face-to-face…