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Image: Jose Zayas, D.O., FAAP
Jose Zayas, D.O., FAAP
Program Director

Image: Jose A. Canas, M.D.
Jose A. Canas, M.D.
Associate Program Director

Image: Ayesha Mirza, M.D.
Ayesha Mirza, M.D.
Associate Program Director

Welcome to our three-year University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville Pediatric Residency Program located in Jacksonville, Florida. When residents begin our program they enter our family of current residents, fellows and faculty who offer experienced training, guidance and support.

  • Free-standing, newly constructed children's hospital
  • Tertiary care, metropolitan hospital with a Level I trauma center and a Level III NICU
  • Varied socio-economic population
  • Medical economics elective
  • State-of-the-art telemedicine and teleconferencing facilities
  • Partnership with Duval County Health Department
  • UF CARES/Rainbow Center, a comprehensive pediatric AIDS program
  • Twice-a-week continuity care clinic in second and third years
  • Continuity clinics include UF community-based offices, private practices, Navy ambulatory clinic and health department clinics
  • Recipient of $1.8 million Anne E. Dyson community pediatrics training grant (2002-2007)

We all wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors in the field of pediatrics. Please do not hesitate to contact us if we can offer additional assistance.

Jose Zayas, D.O., FAAP
Program Director, Pediatric Residency

Jose A. Canas, M.D.
Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency

Ayesha Mirza, M.D.
Medical Director, UF Center for HIV/AIDS Research, Education and Service (UF CARES); Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency

News & Announcements

UF Health Pediatrics – San Jose announces extended “before work” appointments - Thumb

UF Health Pediatrics – San Jose announces extended “before work” appointments

2/1/2016

Beginning Feb. 1, 2016, UF Health Pediatrics – San Jose will begin offering extended “before work” appointment availa... [full story]

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Inclusion Matters: Access and empowerment for people of all abilities

12/3/2015

Inclusion matters. Those two words convey this year’s message for the United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Dis... [full story]

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UF Health opens new pediatric practice on Jacksonville Northside

7/14/2015

On July 1, 2015, UF Health opened a new pediatric practice at the UF Health North outpatient medical complex in North Jacksonville. Le... [full story]

Upcoming Events

Feb 15

Zika Virus

From 8:30 AM until 9:30 AM

Apr 20

CARD Constituency Board Meeting

From 8:00 AM until 9:30 AM