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

UF Health-developed gene therapy boosts vision in patients with inherited condition

Two people who have been blind since childhood are having their vision restored with a gene therapy developed by University of Florida Health scientists and their collaborators, early-stage clinical trial…

ACGME Announces 2023 Award Winners and New Patient Safety Award

Dr. Evelyn Obregon and Dr. Baxter Vernace received the 2023 ACGME David Leach Award.

Florida just banned transgender treatment for minors. What now?

That leaves the University of Florida’s Youth Gender Program as the only pediatric multidisciplinary academic center open to new referrals in the state, according to Michael Haller, a professor and chief of…

Another respiratory virus besides COVID is causing some hospitals to run out of beds

Dr. Shelley Collins, a pediatrician and professor of pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine, said that although UF Health has not seen the same increase in RSV cases…