A top spot for tots
Congratulations are definitely in order. Shands Hospital for Children has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report in six medical specialties in the “Best Children’s Hospital” annual rankings. Two of the interdisciplinary UF and Shands pediatric programs were ranked highest in the state: diabetes and endocrinology was ranked 14th nationally and gastroenterology was ranked 38th nationally. Shands Hospital for Children also ranked 33rd in nephrology, 38th in gastroenterology, 39th in pulmonology, and 47th in neurology and neurosurgery, and tied for 49th in cardiology and heart surgery.