About the Department of Pediatrics
All campus and hospital-based faculty participate in teaching and advising undergraduates, graduate students, medical students, residents, as well as post-doctoral and clinical fellows. The Pediatrics residency program, along with the Medicine/Pediatrics residency and Triple-Board residency programs train a collective total of 96 residents. Fellowships are offered in eight subspecialty areas of pediatrics, including neonatology, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, pathology, developmental/behavioral medicine, infectious diseases, and child protection.
Research efforts have recently made headlines in the areas of childhood asthma, facial asymmetry, eating disorders, and development. Ongoing research collaborations exist with the COBRE Center for Cancer Research, the Department of Orthopaedics Research Labs, the Bradley/Hasbro Research Center, and the Center for Children at Risk.