Thao Vu

Thao Vu, M.D., FAAP

Assistant Professor Of Pediatrics

Department: MD-PEDS-GENERAL
Business Phone: (352) 273-5400
Business Email: thao.vu@mail.ufl.edu

About Thao Vu

Dr. Vu is a pediatric and neonatal hospitalist. She completed her pediatric and chief residency at the University of Florida at Orlando Health before joining faculty at the University of Florida in 2017. Dr. Vu spearheads several committees and quality improvement initiatives at UF Shands. Her clinical focus is improving outcomes for infants with neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome. She is passionate about medical education and is heavily involved in teaching and curricula development for pediatric residents and medical students. Dr. Vu holds several roles in supporting the pediatric residency program and the college of medicine.

Additional Positions:
Pediatric Clerkship Director
2023 – Current · UF COM
Director of Pediatric Medical Student Education
2023 – Current ·
Residency Associate Program Director
2022 – Current · UF Department of Pediatrics

Accomplishments

Outstanding Achievement in Pediatric Medical Student Education
2022-2023 · UF COM
Phase 2/3 Teacher of the Year for the COM
2022-2023 · UF COM
Exemplary Teacher Award
2022 · UF COM
Outstanding Achievement in Pediatric Medical Student Education
2021-2022 · UF COM
Exemplary Teacher Award
2021 · UF COM
Outstanding Achievement in Pediatric Medical Student Education
2020-2021 · UF COM
Exemplary Teacher Award
2020 · UF COM
Outstanding Clinical Faculty Quality Hero Award
2020 · UF Health
Outstanding Achievement in Pediatric Medical Student Education
2019-2020 · UF COM
Outstanding Pediatric Faculty – Teacher of the Year
2019-2020 · UF Department of Pediatrics
Gold Humanism Honor Society
2019 · The Arnold P Gold Foundation
Outstanding Achievement in Pediatric Medical Student Education
2018-2019 · UF COM
Exemplary Teacher Award
2018 · UF COM
Outstanding Achievement in Pediatric Medical Student Education
2017-2018 · UF COM

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDC7400 Pediatric Clerkship
2018
MDC7401 Senior Pediatric Clk
2023
BMS6813 Intro Clin Med 3
2023
BMS6810 Intro Clin Med 1

Board Certifications

  • General Pediatrics
    The American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Hospital Medicine
  • Pediatrics
Subspecialties
  • Pediatric Primary Care

Grants

May 2022 – Dec 2022
Maternal-Infant Health and Opioid Use Virtual Learning Collaborative
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: AMER ACAD OF PEDIATRICS via CTRS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-5400
Emails:
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100296
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
Shands – Hospitalists
1600 SW Archer Rd
Gainesville FL 32610