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Karen Bodnar certified as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

Congratulations to Karen Bodnar for passing her certification exam for International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Karen Bodnar was one of “our” residents to identify an interest in and pursue breastfeeding advocacy in the earliest days of the Center for Breastfeeding and Newborns. The IBLCE certification program offers the only credential in lactation consulting and is available globally.


Francis Edwards Rushton, Sr., M.D

We are deeply saddened to report to you that our dear friend and colleague, Francis Edwards Rushton, Sr., M.D., passed away on October 21, 2011.

Read more about Francis Rushton and his contributions to pediatrics.


Pediatric Update 2011 – Annual Meeting

September 9-11, 2011

Pediatric Update is an annual meeting of the Florida Pediatrics Alumni Association, Inc. and the University of Florida Department of Pediatrics.

Visit the Pediatric Update website for more details


New Pediatric E.R. at Shands at the University of Florida

A new Pediatric E.R. and After-hours clinic is opening July 1st at Shands Hospital for Children.

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View pictures of the new Pediatric E.R.


Elia M. Ayoub Lectureship

Friday, March 18, 2011 at 8:00 AM

Richard F. Jacobs, MD, F.A.A.P
Chairman and Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas

Read more about the Ayoub Lectureship series