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COVID-19

Thank You for Supporting UF Health

We are committed to adopting the practices that offer the best protection for our patients, donors and employees, and thus, a majority of our staff will work remotely for the near future. Staff members are checking telephone messages regularly and forwarding to the appropriate recipient. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this unprecedented time. Please contact our office at 352-265-7237, or use our contact form, linked below, to reach us.

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ANNUAL GIVING SOCIETY

Partners in Medicine

UF Health Partners in Medicine was established to recognize those who share our vision and give thoughtfully to all areas of medicine — education, research and patient care — at UF Health Shands and the UF College of Medicine.

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children's miracle network hospitals

CMN Hospitals

For 35 years, UF Health Shands Children's Hospitals has been part of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. Learn more about this important organization and how we raise money and awareness for kids in our community.

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news + announcements

Oct. 23: Tom Petty Birthday Bash to benefit Arts…

UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine was named a beneficiary of this Friday’s virtual Tom Petty Birthday Bash.

Tom Petty Birthday Bash

Gators Rally to Thank a UF Medical Pioneer

More than 65 friends, family members and colleagues have collectively given UF $1.5 million to endow an orthopaedics post in Dr. Bill Petty’s name to…

Dr. Bill Petty templates an x-ray in preparation for knee surgery. Improving elements in patient care that lead to maximally successful surgical outcomes has been a stated driving force throughout his career and was the motivation for his founding of Exactech.

UF College of Dentistry receives $1.2 million…

The Naples Children & Education Foundation, or NCEF, has provided the University of Florida College of Dentistry with a $1.2 million grant to…

Ashley Daniels, D.D.S., a second-year pediatric dentistry resident at the NCEF Pediatric Dental Center in Naples, provides care for a patient in November 2019. This image was taken prior to national guidelines of face coverings and social distancing. (Photo by Aaron Daye, UF Foundation)

YOUR impact

Acts of kindness for UF Health during COVID-19

Members of the Gator Nation took swift action to ease UF Health workers’ burdens – from donating face masks and cookies to serenading nurses during…

Local sewers worked day and night to create ear-loop masks to keep UF Health front line workers and essential employees safe from the virus. Here, Atsuko Mason holds up a string of masks she deftly sewed for workers at UF Health Jacksonville.

Where does my CMN gift go? | Spring 2020

Partly funded by CMN Hospitals, a new University of Florida study aims to gain a better understanding of the role children play in community…

Dr. Eric Nelson briefs a team of volunteers prior to testing on the first day of the research study. Photo by Dr. Sarah McKune.

Ambassador Highlight: Meet Elijah

Elijah Gonzalez has been a “local” since birth, arriving at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, and almost immediately transferring to the…

CMN Hospital local ambassador Elijah Gonzalez