Department of Pediatrics

Mission: Improving the lives of children through excellence in advocacy, education, research, and clinical care.

Vision: Caring for children, caring for their future.

Welcome to the Department of Pediatrics. Founded in 1943, we are the second largest department in the University of Utah School Of Medicine and one of the largest pediatric departments in the country. There are 270 faculty members in the department with a fairly equal distribution of men and women, and we have the greatest number of tenured female faculty in the School of Medicine.

The department is comprised of 22 medical divisions and programs operating in conjunction with four key enterprises: education, research, clinical, and academic. Divisions provide a full spectrum of specialty and subspecialty pediatric services for children throughout the Mountain West.

Latest News

A Quiet Man, Towering Scholar and Gifted Physician: John M. Opitz, M.D., Awarded Federal Decoration from Republic of Germany
Recognition, Clinical, Research
Dec 03, 2016

A Quiet Man, Towering Scholar and Gifted Physician: John M. Opitz, M.D., Awarded Federal Decoration from Republic of Germany

children's health, pediatrics

On Dec. 3, 2016, in a ceremony in Salt Lake City, John M. Opitz, M.D., received the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany – also called the Bundesverdienstkreuz (BVK) or Federal Cross of Merit – the only national decoration awarded by the German government. The award recognizes those who have had a profound impact on building the relationships between Germany and other nations. ... Read More

Pediatrics

DEPARTMENT CHAIR

Ed Clark, MD

Edward B. Clark, MD 
Wilma T. Gibson Presidential Professor
Associate Vice President of Clinical Affairs
President, University of Utah Medical Group
Chair, Department of Pediatrics

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Chris Stockmann

Chris Stockmann, PhD

You can donate to an endowed scholarship fund that will be used to foster the development of talented students who share Chris's goal of improving the lives of children.

MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

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