Please note, patient visitors will be limited to no more than one for the patient’s entire hospital stay or visit. Children under the age of 18 will no longer be allowed as visitors. For more information on our ongoing response to COVID-19 in Gainesville, Jacksonville, and Central Florida, visit our coronavirus website.Click to learn more
Patients & Families
UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital offer many support programs for our patients and their families. These programs provide support for the stresses of hospitalization as well as general health and well-being. Learn more about our support programs.
At the UF Academic Health Center and across the state, University of Florida researchers conduct many different types of clinical research studies, including clinical trials. Studies may involve people with specific medical conditions as well as healthy volunteers. Search for a Reseach Study or Clinical Trial at UF Health.
Search our Health Encyclopedia articles to learn about conditions and diseases we treat and medical procedures.
UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is the local, Children’s Miracle Network participating hospital for the Gainesville/North Central Florida, Tallahassee/South Georgia and West Palm Beach areas. Learn more about Children's Miracle Network and UF Health Shands Children's Hosptial here.