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David O. Childers, M.D.
Chief

Welcome to the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville Division of General Academic Pediatrics website.

The division provides comprehensive medical care for infants and children of Northeast Florida in the outpatient settings.

This division is also dedicated to pediatric medical education. At Wolfson Children's Hospital, the division actively participates in the educational experience of the UF Pediatric Residents, Naval Air Station - Jacksonville Family Practice Residents, St. Vincent’s Family Practice Residents, UF medical students, pharmacy students and other visiting medical students.

For two consecutive years, the division has received the award from the Pediatric Residency program for the Most Outstanding Division.

David O. Childers, M.D.
Chief, Division of Developmental Pediatrics; Chief, Division of General Academic Pediatrics; Medical Director, Early Steps Program

News & Announcements

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Banked breast milk reaching more babies

9/6/2016

Seven-month-old Killian has big brown eyes and an even bigger smile. One gaze can make all of Briana McGaha’s problems melt away.... [full story]

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Kick off the season with an annual sports physical

8/26/2016

The beginning of a new school year also brings a new sports season filled with tryouts, practices and competition. Sports can play a hu... [full story]

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Rathore to serve on special board for pediatric infectious diseases

8/3/2016

Mobeen Rathore, MD, professor and associate chair of pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville,... [full story]

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Chinese medical delegation visits Jacksonville campus

3/3/2016

In February, the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville hosted a delegation of five pediatricians and four admi... [full story]

Upcoming Events

Dec 8
Dec 27

PAIP - Social Skills, Brick by Brick

From 9:30 AM until 11:30 AM

Dec 31

PAIP - Behavioral Boot Camp

From 8:00 AM until 8:30 PM

Jan 20

24th Annual CARD Conference

From 8:00 AM until 3:30 PM