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Department of Pediatrics

State-of-the-art Pediatric Services

The Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center has three major missions: to provide the highest quality patient care, acquire new knowledge by pursuing unanswered scientific questions, and educate students and health care professionals.

Our department has a number of unique resources that arise out of our longstanding, integrated, and valued collaboration with Children's Health. These include a Children's Clinical Research Program and an extensive Continuing Medical Education Program.

Many of our faculty members are engaged in interdisciplinary educational programs locally, nationally, and internationally, creating opportunities for students, residents, fellows, and other faculty to expand their experience. Members of our department have also established extensive interdisciplinary research programs locally and nationally.

Meet the Team

Our dedicated faculty members are experts in their fields, providing a unique level of patient care, research expertise, and educational insight and experience.

Meet our team.

Research

Our department conducts research in developmental biology and pediatric care in an effort to continuously test and refine existing medical knowledge. Our Pulmonary and Vascular Biology division is exclusively research driven, and many faculty members in other divisions direct active research programs or engage in collaborative projects closely aligned with their clinical interests.

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Education

The education of medical students, residents, postdoctoral fellows, and other health professionals is one of our top priorities. We are passionate about transmitting knowledge, instilling excitement for learning, and translating and refining questions that arise during the process. Each division within Pediatrics has specific educational goals for students and residents, and most divisions have fellowship programs, which provide advanced training the chosen subspecialty.

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Patient Care

We strive to constantly improve the standard of practice and the provision of the highest quality of patient care to infants, children, and adolescents. Our team is dedicated to serving the health care needs of children from birth through age 18 by offering excellence in pediatric evaluation, care, and treatment.

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