The Florida Pediatrician

The Florida Pediatrician is a peer-reviewed medical journal, and is published quarterly by the Editorial Board of the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP). The journal includes scientific articles, case reports, legislative updates, and other information relevant to pediatricians, pediatric specialists, and pediatric allied health practitioners in Florida.

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Interested in submitting an article for publication in The Florida Pediatrician?

  1. Review the author guidelines (revised March 2022) and submission deadlines
  2. Download and complete the copyright release and the image waiver
  3. Email your article, any images, and the completed forms to FCAAP Publications & Advertising Coordinator John Horne at publications@fcaap.org for review by the FCAAP Editorial Board. Incomplete submissions are not accepted. Please be sure that all required forms are included with your initial article submission.

Advertising in the Florida Pediatrician

Advertising in FCAAP publications is an effective strategy to market your brand, product, and services to pediatricians, pediatric subspecialists, and pediatric allied health practitioners. Full-color advertisements are offered in the Journal, and exclusive site-wide sponsorship of the Journal website is available. For more details, visit the FCAAP Publications page, and email John L. Horne, Publications & Advertising Coordinator for more information.

Editorial Board

Mobeen H. Rathore, MD, CPE, FAAP, FPIDS, FSHEA, FIDSA, FACPE

Mobeen H. Rathore, MD, CPE, FAAP, FPIDS, FSHEA, FIDSA, FACPE

Jacksonville, FL

Editor, The Florida Pediatrician
Professor and Director
University of Florida Center for HIV/AIDS Research, Education and Service (UF CARES) Chief, Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Wolfson Children’s Hospital Jacksonville
Michael J. Muszynski, MD, FAAP

Michael J. Muszynski, MD, FAAP

Orlando, FL

Associate Editor, The Florida Pediatrician
Professor Emeritus
The Florida State University College of Medicine
James Burns, MD, MPH, CPH, FSAHM, FAAP

James Burns, MD, MPH, CPH, FSAHM, FAAP

Pensacola, FL

Director of Adolescent Medicine & Pediatric Residency Research
University of Florida Pediatric Residency
Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Florida College of Medicine
Rani S. Gereige, MD, MPH, FAAP

Rani S. Gereige, MD, MPH, FAAP

Miami, Florida

Director of Medical Education
Designated Institutional Official (DIO)
Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Florida International University
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Department of Medical Education
Nizar F. Maraqa, MD, FPIDS, FAAP

Nizar F. Maraqa, MD, FPIDS, FAAP

Jacksonville, FL

Associate Professor & Fellowship Program Director
Pediatric Infectious Diseases & Immunology
University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville
Juan Felipe Rico, MD, FAAP

Juan Felipe Rico, MD, FAAP

Tampa, FL

Assistant Professor, University of South Florida College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics

D. Paul Robinson, MD, FAAP

D. Paul Robinson, MD, FAAP

Tallahassee, FL

Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Faculty
Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare Family Medicine Residency
Nicole S. Torres, MD, FAAP

Nicole S. Torres, MD, FAAP

Miami, FL

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
UHealth at Kendall
University of Miami Health System
Sanjeev Tuli, MD, MEd, FAAP

Sanjeev Tuli, MD, MEd, FAAP

Gainesville, Florida

Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Chair for Clinical Affairs and Community Relations
Chief, Division of General Academic Pediatrics
University of Florida Department of Pediatrics

FCAAP STAFF

Alicia E. Adams, Esq.

Alicia E. Adams, Esq.

FCAAP
Executive Director
aadams@fcaap.org

John L. Horne

John L. Horne

FCAAP
Publications & Advertising Coordinator
jhorne@fcaap.org