Eitzman Lectureship

For the past 25 years, the Division of Neonatology has hosted preeminent leaders in our field through the Eitzman Lectureship program, named after the division’s founding neonatologist, Donald Eitzman, M.D. This program has been very influential to neonatology fellows and junior faculty, giving them exposure and one-on-one time with these individuals:

Don Eitzman photographed in the nursery.
University of Florida Division of Neonatology founder Donald Eitzman, M.D., photographed in the hospital nursery.
  • 1994: Phil Sunshine, M.D.
  • 1995: Eduardo Bancalari, M.D.
  • 1996: Stan Graven, M.D.
  • 1997: Bill Oh, M.D.
  • 1998: Charles Simmons, M.D.
  • 1999: Alan Jobe, M.D.
  • 2000: Guiseppe Buonocore, M.D.
  • 2001: Mary Ellen Avery, M.D.
  • 2002: John Kattwinkel, M.D.
  • 2003: William Hay, M.D.
  • 2004: Richard Polin, M.D.
  • 2005: Tonse Raju, M.D.
  • 2006: Avroy Fanaroff, M.D.
  • 2007: Betty Vohr, M.D.
  • 2008: Reginald Tsang, M.D.
  • 2009: Father John Paris
  • 2010: Jeffery Gould, M.D.
  • 2011: Georg Simbrunner, M.D.
  • 2012: Edmund Egans, M.D.
  • 2013: Charles Rosenfeld, M.D.
  • 2014: Scott Lorch, M.D.
  • 2015: Mark del Monte, J.D.
  • 2016: Jeff Reese, M.D.
  • 2017: John Zupancic, M.D.
  • 2018: Robert Christensen, M.D.

Although previously industry-sponsored, the division can no longer use industry support due to new Pharma regulations. Neonatology needs your help to raise external philanthropic support to continue the lecture program.

Please consider a tax-deductible donation to the Eitzman Lectureship program by making an online gift using the form below. Gifts may also be made by check and mailed to: UF Foundation, Inc. PO Box 14425, Gainesville, FL 32604. Please note “Eitzman Lecture” in the memo line.