The Florida Pediatrician Journal

The Florida Pediatrician is the peer-reviewed journal of the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Inc. Join FCAAP to have each edition of the journal delivered to your inbox each quarter.

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 permission to publish
3. Email your article, any images, and the completed forms to FCAAP Publications & Advertising Coordinator John Horne at for review by the FCAAP Editorial Board. Note: Incomplete submissions are not accepted. Please be sure that all required forms are included with your initial article submission.

The Florida Pediatrician Archive







Early-Release Previews – Resident and Student Articles

With some of the brightest medical students and residents in the country, FCAAP likes to highlight the work and accomplishments of these future pediatricians. This section provides a sneak-peak of some of the student and resident articles that will be published in future editions of The Florida Pediatrician.

First Presentation of a MED12 Mutation Causing Capillary Malformation and Hemihyperplasia h PDF
by Jacob B Diamond, MS; Thao Vu, MD; Kendall R Steadmon, MD

Status Epilepticus and Hydrocephalus in a 2-year-old Female h PDF
by Gabriela M. Moraru, MD; Gaurav Saigal MD; Charles D. Mitchell MD

The Clash of Culture and Medicine: is Chiari 1 a Curse? h PDF
by Jhulianna Vivar, BS, Florence Desrosiers, MD, MBA, Giovanna Salome, PhD, Rebecca Plant, MD

Promoting Literacy and Developmental Milestones: Teaching Primary Care Pediatricians via the Reach Out and Read Program Model h PDF
by Adriana Delgado-Alvarez, DO; Emma Mancini, MD; Sarah Marsicek, MD


Contact John L. Horne, Publications & Advertising Coordinator at 850-224-3939 ext. 1004.