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 310 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

Study: Follow-Up Appointments for Children Hospitalized for Bronchiolitis May Not Be Needed
research
Jul 14, 2020

Study: Follow-Up Appointments for Children Hospitalized for Bronchiolitis May Not Be Needed

Pediatrics, , research news, covid-19, coronavirus

A new study has found that follow-up appointments for hospitalized children treated for childhood bronchitis are often not necessary, and that switching from mandatory to “as-needed” follow-up care can save families from unnecessary medical care and expense – and may help guide treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read More

Pediatrics
2019 Year in Review
clinical
Dec 31, 2019

2019 Year in Review

ENT, University Orthopaedic Center, Internal Medicine, University Neuropsychiatric Institute, University Hospital, Moran Eye Center, Clinical Neurosciences Center, Community Clinics, Huntsman Cancer Institute, ,

Highlights from 2019 exemplify how U of U Health is making a difference in individual and community health and quality of life. ... Read More

Neurobiology and Anatomy,Pediatrics,Psychiatry,Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,Biochemistry,Population Health Sciences,Biomedical Informatics

DEPARTMENT CHAIR

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Angelo P. Giardino, MD PhD 
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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