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Patient Stories


Ambassador Highlight: Meet Elyse

Oct 17th, 2016

When the 2-year-old Elyse didn’t get better after a virus, her pediatrician ordered routine blood work that showed that she was severely anemic.

Physician Profiles


Physician Spotlight: Dr. Patricia Calhoun

Mar 8th, 2016

Patricia McFall Calhoun, M.D. ’89, joined the UF Medical Alumni Board of Directors with a mission to inspire alumni and community members to invest in the future of medical education.

Your Gift in Action

NICU at UF Health Shands Children's Hospital

NICU nearing completion

Oct 17th, 2016

Phase one of the Neonatal ICU expansion at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is nearing completion, with intensive care patients moving into the new space in November.