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Department of Pediatrics












Molecular Medicine Series
October 27, 2015
Autophagy and Lipid Metabolism
Rajat Singh, MD, MBBS

Associate Professor
Departments of Medicine and Molecular Pharmacology
Member of Diabetes Research Center, and Institute for Aging Studies
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Pediatric Grand Rounds
October 29, 2015
Beyond the Kidney: Health Care Needs for Pediatric Chronic Kidney Disease and Kidney Transplant Patients
Christina Nguyen, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Medical Director of Pediatric Kidney Transplantation
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
September 30, 2015
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Last Update
September 30, 2015