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Pediatric Cardiology and Women in Medicine

Event held by PIG – Pediatrics Interest Group on 04/17/2020: Dr. Co-Vu, the director of the Fetal Cardiac Program at UF Health Congenital Heart Center, director of the UF Health Congenital Heart Center Single Ventricle Home Monitoring Program, a pediatric cardiologist in the Turner Syndrome Center, and a professor…

Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Talk by Dr. Philip!

Event held by PIG – Pediatrics Interest Group on 04/14/2020: Dr. Philip, the medical director of the pediatric cardiac intensive care unit, talked about the life of a physician in the PCICU and the patients they usually see in the unit. He discussed the various congenital heart defects and…

A Day in the Life of a Pediatrician

Event held by PIG – Pediatrics Interest Group on 11/01/2019: We recently hosted a panel of faculty from the Department of Pediatrics to learn about what they do on a daily basis in their different specialties. We heard from Dr. Co-Vu, a Pediatric Cardiologist, Dr. Kang, a Pediatric Neurologist,…

Bench to Bedside

Event held by PIG – Pediatrics Interest Group on 10/11/2019: Third year students, Emily Pregmon and Christine Rodhouse, gave an amazing presentation of a patient case they encountered during their Pediatric Clerkship. The case was presented in a way that students could give their input and ask questions for…

PIG- Lunch with a Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Event held by PIG – Pediatrics Interest Group on 09/17/2019: Dr. Jolley, a Pediatric Gastroenterologist and Clinical Professor at UF, spoke to us about his career path, what his daily schedule is like, and about the field of Pediatric Gastroenterology as a whole. He also walked us through an…

Bench to Bedside- Peds Immunology

Peds IG had the third lunch talk in our Bench to Bedside series, sponsored by the Pediatrics Department! MS3, Sabikha Alam, presented a case on a patient with SCID and Dr. Elder discussed the latest research in the field.

Bench to Bedside- Nephrology

In our 2nd Bench to Bedside lunch meeting this year, sponsored by the Pediatrics Department, Claudia Phen (MS3) did a case presentation on one of her pediatric patients. Dr. Upadhyay, pediatric nephrologist, then discussed relevant research and current guidelines regarding systemic lupus erythematosus and its nephrologic effects.

Peds Neurology Lunch Meeting

Dr. Carney, pediatric neurologist and epileptologist, presented a lunch talk about the quickly expanding field of pediatric neurology and discussed some of the newest research and developments in the field.

Peds IG Child Life Halloween Event

Peds IG visited the kids on the pediatric floor at Shands to hang out, play games, and do Halloween crafts! Photo Credit: Hunter Pattison…

Peds IG Introductory Meeting

PedsIG had an introductory meeting to orient the members and outline all the opportunities we have for the upcoming year: research, shadowing, future meetings and talks, and new volunteering. We also answered questions and discussed some new ideas for potential projects with the interest group.