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.

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Marking World AIDS Day: U of U Health to Provide Free HIV-Prevention Meds & Counseling Starting January
Dec 01, 2017

Marking World AIDS Day: U of U Health to Provide Free HIV-Prevention Meds & Counseling Starting January

Internal Medicine, ,

Utah will soon be home to one of the only free HIV prevention clinics in the U.S., and it all started with a plucky medical student named Jorgen Madsen. Starting in January, everyone — whether they have insurance or not — will have access through University of Utah Health to a game-changing medication-based HIV prevention strategy known as pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP), which earned FDA approval in 2012 and has been shown to be more than 90% effective at preventing HIV.... Read More

Pediatrics,Internal Medicine



Angelo P. Giardino, MD PhD 
University of Utah Medical Group
Chair, Department of Pediatrics


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.


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