Thao Vu

Thao Vu, M.D., FAAP

Assistant Professor

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 graduated with highest honors from Ross University School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric and chief residency at the University of Florida at Orlando Health before joining faculty at the University of Florida. Dr. Vu spearheads several committees and quality improvement initiatives at UF Shands. She has gained statewide recognition for her work on improving outcomes for infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome. She works closely with the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative to provide guidance for managing infants with opioid exposure for the state of Florida. She is passionate about medical education and is heavily involved in teaching and curriculum development for pediatric residents and medical students. Dr. Vu holds many roles in supporting the pediatric residency program and the college of medicine.

Accomplishments

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

Board Certifications

  • General Pediatrics
    The American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Subspecialties
  • Hospital Medicine

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