Department of Pediatrics
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The Department's mission is to protect and ensure the health and well-being of all children. We are dedicated to advancing the field of pediatrics through patient services, research, education, and advocacy. We are committed to providing multi-disciplinary family-centered care with respect, compassion and the highest standards of excellence. The mission is shared in conjunction with the Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.
The Department is comprised of more than 155 faculty. Divisions include the major pediatric subspecialties including: adolescent medicine, allergy, critical care, cardiology, developmental disabilities, emergency medicine, endocrinology, gastroenterology, general pediatrics, genetics, hematology/oncology, infectious diseases, neonatology, nephrology, neurology, pulmonology and rheumatology.
The Department is proud of its pediatric programs and centers of excellence including: The Cystic Fibrosis Center, The Boggs Center, Institute of Child Development, RWJ AIDS Program, Hematology-Oncology, Pediatric and Neonatal Transport Services, Renal Transplant Program, Diabetes Program, Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Program, Epilepsy Program, Headache Clinic, Nutrition, Sleep, Pulmonary Function, Asthma and Clinical Toxicology Programs.
In addition the Department has opened the Bristol-Myers Squibb Centers of Excellence in Metabolism, Infectious Diseases and Rheumatology providing the opportunity to expand our services with these new centers.
As part of its educational mission, the Department provides outstanding educational programs as demonstrated by its Pediatric Residency Program, fellowships and continuing medical education. The Department participates in community outreach and patient education programs. The Department conducts clinical research studies as well as the molecular biology of development and developmental pharmacology.
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