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Department of Pediatrics












Molecular Medicine Series
July 28, 2015
Nongenomic and Genomic Action of Glucocorticoids in Embryonic Neural Stem Cells
Donald B. DeFranco, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair of Education
Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Pediatric Grand Rounds
June 25, 2015
Small kidneys and small RNAs
Jacqueline Ho, MD
Division of Nephrology
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh 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
June 30, 2015
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Last Update
June 30, 2015