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Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics includes divisions in cardiology, neurology, endocrinology, genetics, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, infectious diseases, nephrology, pulmonology, and allergy/immunology, as well as general academic pediatrics, critical care medicine and newborn medicine. Sub-specialists provide outstanding family-centered care for children of all ages. Research programs include basic science and clinical research on topics such as cancer metastasis, reducing infant mortality, asthma, quality and patient safety, chronic kidney disease and metabolism, and brain tumors. Our residency program and fellowships offer tailored training programs in subspecialty care, community-based pediatrics and clinical research to prepare the world's next generation of pediatric physicians.

News

Recommended Initial Treatments for Infantile Spasms Are Superior to Non-Standard Therapies

August 27, 2021

Children with infantile spasms, a rare form of epileptic seizures, should be treated with one of three recommended therapies and the use of non-standard therapies should be...
Red Blood Cell Alterations Contribute to Lupus

August 11, 2021

The autoimmune disease lupus may be triggered by a defective process in the development of red blood cells.
In Brief: For Pediatric Patients with Crohn’s Disease, Factors Associated with Statural Growth Differ by Sex

July 9, 2021

Growth impairment, a common complication of Crohn’s disease in children, occurs more often in males than females, but the reasons are unclear. Now, a physician-scientist from...