Throughout her career, Renee A. Higgerson, M.D., has been recognized for her academic achievements and leadership. She began her medical training at the University of Miami School of Medicine, where she also completed a pediatric internship. Dr. Higgerson continued training in Gainesville, where she completed a residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric critical care and served as a clinical instructor. Her academic appointments include an assistant professorship of pediatrics and anesthesiology and a visiting professorship of surgery. Beyond clinical practice and teaching, Dr. Higgerson is a member of numerous professional societies, serves on a variety of committees, and publishes research related to current issues in pediatric critical care medicine.