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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

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...
Two COVID-19 Vaccines Show Safety, Strong Immunity in Infant Model

June 15, 2021

A group of scientists led by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian reported that the Moderna mRNA vaccine...
Dr. Sallie Permar’s Work Protecting Mothers, Infants from HIV, CMV Lands Her Among ‘Giants’

June 10, 2021

Dr. Sallie Permar's research on mother-to-child transmission of viruses including HIV and cytomegalovirus (CMV), the most common congenital infection worldwide, recently earned...

Events

Aug 12, 2021
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Webinar: The Birth of a Parent
Sep 14, 2021
5:30pm to 7:00pm
House Calls: The Pineal Gland