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Department of Pediatrics












Molecular Medicine Series
April 28, 2015
Rancid Smell of Death: Cardiolipin Signaling in Mitochondria
Valerian Kagan, PhD, DSc
Professor and EOH Vice Chair
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

Pediatric Grand Rounds
April 30, 2015
Medearis Lecture
Tracheostomies and assisted ventilation in children with profound disabilities: navigating family and professional values
Benjamin Wilfond, MD

Director, Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics Seattle Children's Research Institute
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Washington School of Medicine

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
April 1, 2015
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Last Update
April 1, 2015