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Department of Pediatrics












Molecular Medicine Series
February 24, 2015
Does Altering the Early Life Microbiome Change the Arc of Development?
Martin J. Blaser, MD
George and Muriel Singer Professor of Medicine
Professor of Microbiology
Director, Human Microbiome Program
New York University Langone Medical Center

Pediatric Grand Rounds
February 26, 2015
Research on heart growth and regeneration to advance understanding and therapy of pediatric heart failure
Bernhard Kuhn, MD

Mellon Scholar, Richard King Mellon Foundation Institute for Pediatric Research
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Director of Research, Division of Pediatric Cardiology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Clinical Divisions
There are 19 clinical divisions in the Department of Pediatrics providing outstanding health care services to thousands of patients yearly.

Education and Training
The Department of Pediatrics offers an ideal opportunity for pediatric training. Please see detailed descriptions of each program below.

Residents receive special and highly individualized attention at Children’s, along with a training experience that is both comprehensive and challenging.

Children’s offers several fellowship programs designed to provide fellows with experience in four areas including clinical, teaching, research and administration.

Children’s Department of Pediatrics has a wonderful tradition for research dating back to the work of Dr. Jonas Salk on the polio vaccine. The program has grown at a dramatic rate over the last three years.







Children Traumatized by Violence and Disaster: Developing and Disseminating an Effective Response to a Public Health Crisis
Bradley D. Stein, MD, PhD
Senior Scientist, RAND Corporation
Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh
Last Update
January 29, 2015
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Last Update
January 29, 2015