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

Dr. Nicole Paradise Black awarded by Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Nicole Paradise Black, M.D., M.Ed., FAAP, a professor in the college’s department of pediatrics, has been recognized by the ACGME as a recipient of the Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award. 

Former UF Health patient creates ‘coping kits’ for pediatric blood draws

Blood draws can be scary for young children. As they sit in the hospital chair, their heart rate speeds up as the nurse walks by. Anxiety rises as the needle…

Covid-19 Vaccine in Children and Pregnancy with Dr. Sonja A. Rasmussen

In this episode of the JIM Podcast, Editor-In-Chief Richard McCallum speaks with Dr. Sonja A. Rasmussen on the COVID-19 vaccine in children and pregnancy. Dr. Rasmussen is currently a Tenured…

Kara Goes to School

The animated series is a partnership between Dr. Angelina Bernier and the non-profit Drawn from Valor.