give hope. spread joy.

The holiday season reminds us of the importance of hope – especially for our patients at UF Health who are spending the holidays in our care. We invite you to give hope to our patients and spread a little joy.

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Planned giving, memorials and tributes and gifts to our Garden of Hope. What will your legacy be?


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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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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A hope for a second chance

Susan Bailey has worked in health care over the last three decades, starting as a critical care nurse before becoming a chief executive officer at…

Grateful patient Susan Bailey (left) stands beside Brian L. Hoh, M.D., M.B.A., FACS, FAHA, FAANS (right) in a pavilion.

Year in Review: Local Champion Bailey

Blissful. Bubbly. Bright. There are many ways to describe our 2021 CMN Hospitals Local Champion Bailey Abbott and how she represents UF Health…

Year in Review: Bailey

Celebrating commitment: College DM programs raise…

Dance Marathon at UF hosted Transform Today and raised $589,484 for UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. Photo by Dance Marathon at UF. 94,320…

Dance Marathon at UF hosts Transform Today, its fall fundraising campaign.

YOUR impact

Research Showcase: Pediatric bone marrow…

The mission of CMN Hospitals at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is to build awareness and raise funds for our pediatric patients. This…

Biljana Horn, M.D., is the director of the Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant and Cell Therapy Program in the University of Florida’s Division of Hematology & Oncology.

Karen Kaunitz’s health journey leads to nursing…

One life-threatening condition is often more than enough for one person to handle. Karen Kaunitz has endured several, including brain infection…

Grateful patient Karen Kaunitz (left) stands next to Andrew Kaunitz, M.D., FACOG (right). The couple is joined by their beloved red poodle, Mickey.

A mother’s love creates an enduring legacy for…

“She was very humble,” Bailey said. “She didn’t want to put her name on this. She wasn’t doing this to try and get credit; she was doing…

Rosario Arias Larrinaga

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