Professional Activities

Awards and Honors:

Best Doctor (Community), Jacksonville Magazine   2002

University of Florida College of Medicine
Exemplary Teaching Award, May 2004

University of Florida College of Medicine
Exemplary Teaching Award, April 2008
Exemplary Teaching Award, February 2014

University of Florida Health Science Center/Jacksonville
Student Teaching Apple Award  1996/1997
Student Teaching Apple Award 1997/1998
Student Teaching Apple Award 1998/1999
Student Teaching Apple Award 2001/2002
Student Teaching Apple Award 2002/2003
Student Teaching Apple Award 2004/2005
Student Teaching Apple Award 2012/2013

Society of Critical Care Medicine-Presidential Citation- December 2012
Society of Critical Care Medicine-Presidential Citation-November 2013


State of Florida-ME61274
Mongolia-(August 2013)-0000745


American Academy of Pediatrics
Section Membership-Critical Care
Section Membership-Transport Medicine
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Society of Critical Care Medicine
Duval County Medical Society
Florida Medical Association
Northeast Florida Pediatric Society
Florida Association of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Education Secretary, 2000-2003



University of Alberta Hospitals, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Management Committee, 1988-1992
Cardiac Arrest Committee, 1988-1992
Intensive Care Unit Advisory Committee, 1988-1992
Chairman, Pediatric Mortality Review Committee, 1988-1992
Liver Transplantation Review Committee, 1990-1992
Pediatric IV Manual Committee, 1989-1991
Transducer Task Force Committee, 1991-1992
Emergency/Trauma Strategic Program Committee, 1989-1990
Pediatric Heart Transplant Task Force, 1991-1992
Emergency Toxicology Clinical Advisory Committee, 1992
Northern Alberta Children’s Hospital Intensive Care Advisory Group, 1988-19
University of Alberta CT Surgery Residency Training Committee, 1991-1992
University Medical Center/University of Florida Health Science Center
Chairman, Bylaws, Rules and Regulations Subcommittee, 1994-1998
Clinical Toxicology Advisory Committee, 1992-present
Credentials, Bylaws and Quality Assurance Committee, 1992-1998
Education Committee, 1992-2002
Faculty Search Committee, 1992-present
Medical Care Policy Advisory Committee, 1994-1998
Pediatric Critical Care Committee, 1992-1998
Subspecialty Program Directors GMEC Committee, 2002-2006
Pediatrics Chair Search Committee, 2012
Baptist Medical Center/Wolfson Children’s Hospital
Medical Coordinator, PICU Transport Team, 1998-present
PICU Steering Committee, 1992-present
Quality Improvement Committee, 1992-present
Jacksonville Pediatric Injury Control Committee, 1993-2000
Allied Health Care Committee, 1994-present
Blood Utilization Committee, 1994-2004
Utilization Management Committee, 1992-2000
Pediatric Transport Steering Committee, 1998-present                            
CRT Committee, 1992-1995
Pastoral Care Committee, 2000-present
Nutrition Committee, 2001-2009
Standing Orders Committee, 2002-2005
Wolfson Children’s Hospital Children’s Medical Services-2009-present
PICU Journal Club, 2010-present
Physicians Practice Magazine, 2010-present
Adult Congenital Heart Surgery Program, 2011- present


Society of Critical Care Medicine
Vice Chair-Fundamental Pediatric Critical Care Support Committee- January 2011-2013
Fundamental Pediatric Critical Care Support Subcommitte 2009-present  
Pediatric Residency Education Committee, 1995-2008
Fellowship Directors Committee, 1993-1996


Science Fair Judge, James Weldon Johnson Middle School, Jacksonville 1996-1998
Board Member, Bethel Athletic Association, Jacksonville 2001-2003
Board of Trustee, Jacksonville Country Day School, 1995-2000
Medical Advisory Board Member, Community PedsCare, Jacksonville 2001-present
Medical Advisory Board Member, Project SOS, Inc., Jacksonville, October 1997-2011
Medical Director, Kids Medical Club, Jacksonville, 1998-2006
Board of Trustee, Episcopal High School, 2004 - 2012
Trustee, JT Townsend Irrevocable Trust, 2005 – present
Board Member, Nova Southeastern University Physician Assistant Program, 2008-present
Board Member FCCJ Foundation, 2009-2012

Scholarly Activities:

Advanced Pediatric Life Support Course of AAP
Assisted in Course Design, August 1993
American Board of Pediatrics, Sub-Board of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Question Writer
University of the West Indies
External Examiner, DM Pediatrics Exam, June 2000 – December 2002

Editorial Board / Reviewer:

Manuscript reviewer:  Canadian Medical Association Journal
Guest Editor:  Jacksonville Medicine, May 2000
Abstract Reviewer: Society of Critical care Medicine, 2008
Associate Editor: Journal of Pediatric Intensive Care, 2010


Michael O. Gayle

Associate Professor


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