Jeffrey Goldhagen, M.D., M.P.H., is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville and chief of the division of community pediatrics. He has experience in urban, community and maternal and child health; medical education; the core functions of public health; health care administration; and in children’s rights and child advocacy. He founded the residency programs in pediatrics and international child health and pediatrics and urban child health at Case Western Reserve University, and the Community Pediatrics Training Initiative at the University of Florida. He also served for 13 years as the director of public health for Duval County. Dr. Goldhagen has been in leadership positions in multiple American professional societies, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, and he is the co-founder of the Society for Equity in Child Health. He received the 2011 American Academy of Pediatrics Job Lewis Smith Award, which recognizes one academy member annually for long outstanding service in community pediatrics.Dr. Goldhagen is also the recent recipient of the Community Hospice of Northeast Florida/Neviaser Family Professorship in Pediatric Palliative Care.