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Todd W. Wylie, M.D.
Program Director

The University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville (UFCOM-J) is proud to have one of only three ACGME-approved Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) Fellowships in the state of Florida. Our program offers outstanding training in the clinical practice of pediatric emergency medicine, research, administration, and teaching. Typically, the six approved fellowship positions are filled by a mix of pediatric and emergency medicine trained physicians.

Our faculty are highly qualified and participate in teaching emergency medicine residents and pediatric residents, as well as pediatric emergency medicine fellows. The fellowship has a close, interactive relationship with the emergency medicine residency program which provides an excellent resource for education and experience in the specialty of emergency medicine. Additional resources for the fellowship program include the UF Center for Simulation Education and Safety Research (CSESaR), the Florida Regional Poison Control Center, and the Children's Crisis Center for abused children.

The fellowship program is primarily based at UF Health Jacksonville, a major urban teaching hospital for the University of Florida. There is also a well-established partnership with Wolfson Children's Hospital/Baptist Medical Center. UF Health Jacksonville and Wolfson Children’s Hospital serve as the only resources for pediatric emergency healthcare for a large proportion of the Northeast Florida population, as well as tertiary referral centers for Northeast Florida and South Georgia.

The Emergency Department at UF Health Jacksonville is high-volume and high-acuity. Within the ED, there is an 11-bed Pediatric Emergency Center with a separate triage, waiting room, and nursing staff. UF Health Jacksonville is also the only level I trauma designation in Northeast Florida, and is a major referral center for Pediatric Trauma.

Wolfson Children's Hospital has a busy 33-bed pediatric emergency department. Wolfson Children’s Hospital is the regional pediatric referral center for Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia.

We enjoy a close working relationship with both Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics. The Department of Emergency Medicine sponsors one of the oldest and largest ACGME-accredited residencies in Emergency Medicine. The Department of Pediatrics sponsors an ACGME-accredited residency that is part of a city-wide network, which includes Nemours Children's Clinic–Jacksonville, and Wolfson Children’s Hospital, in addition to the UFCOM-J. A full array of subspecialists are available for consultation.

The UFCOM-J Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine faculty are accomplished academic physicians. Please click on the following link to review the training and academic backgrounds http://www.hscj.ufl.edu/emergency-medicine/faculty.aspx. The teaching staff at Wolfson Children’s Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department consists of an excellent group of full-time PEM board certified or board eligible physicians.

We believe our fellowship program offers outstanding training in the clinical practice of pediatric emergency medicine, research, administration and teaching. We encourage you to explore our website further and to contact us if you have any questions.

Todd W. Wylie, M.D.
Medical Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine; Program Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship

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