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Department of Pediatrics











Molecular Medicine Series
July 29, 2014
Drug discovery using a C. elegans model of α1-antitrypsin Deficiency
Stephen C. Pak, PhD

Division of Newborn Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Research Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Pediatric Grand Rounds
July 31, 2014
Cancer Chemotherapy: The Disappointing Past, The Optimistic Present and The Exciting Future
Edward V. Prochownik, MD, PhD

The Paul C. Gaffney Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics Section of Hematology/Oncology
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.





Last Update
June 26, 2014
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Last Update
June 26, 2014