WELCOME TO THE UW DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS!
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is a vibrant academic department comprising over 175 faculty in 16 subspecialty divisions.
Our education programs meet the needs of learners at all levels: undergraduates, medical students, residents, fellows, postgraduate trainees and practicing healthcare professionals. Our graduating residents enter desirable primary care practices or top-quality subspecialty fellowships in academic medical centers.
Our basic, translational and clinical research programs aim to generate new knowledge to improve the health of children. In FY18, we had over $34 million in extramural grants supporting our work, and were ranked twelfth in National Institutes of Health research funding among medical school pediatric departments.
Our investigators collaborate with research partners across the UW School of Medicine and Public Health and the broader UW-Madison campus. We also provide ample opportunities for learners to engage in research.
We provide a full range of pediatric inpatient and outpatient clinical services in partnership with colleagues from other medical and surgical subspecialties. Clinical facilities include the state-of-the-art American Family Children’s Hospital, community hospitals UnityPoint Health-Meriter and SSM Health’s St. Mary’s Hospital – Madison and outreach clinics statewide.
We are dedicated to continued excellence and growth, and we appreciate your interest in our department. To learn more about our work and our accomplishments, please browse our website, view our annual reports, or contact us directly.
Our Mission: The University of Wisconsin Department of Pediatrics promotes and enhances the health of children through outstanding clinical care, exemplary education of pediatric trainees, performance of cutting edge research and vigorous advocacy.
Our Vision: Provision of the safest and highest quality, innovative and coordinated care in an environment that supports inquiry and discovery and promotes well-being and professionalism.
Our Core Values: Accountability, compassion, diversity, empathy, excellence, innovation, integrity, respect, and teamwork.
Tina Iyama-Kurtycz, MD, Discusses ‘Diagnosing and Caring for the Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder’
Tina Iyama-Kurtycz, MD (Professor Emerita, Division of Neurodevelopmental – Behavioral Pediatrics) was recently interviewed on WISC-TV about her book Diagnosing and Caring for the Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Based on nearly 40 years of practice, this …January 16, 2020
Congratulations to Pelin Cengiz, MD (Associate Professor (CHS), Division of Critical Care) on her receipt of the 2020 UW Department of Pediatrics Gerard B. Odell Research Award. This award was established in 1994 to honor Dr. Odell’s distinguished …January 10, 2020
The American Family Children’s Hospital kicked off its 100th anniversary celebration on Tuesday, January 7, with a state-wide proclamation from Governor Tony Evers. The proclamation honored and recognized the entire year as the 100th anniversary of pediatric …January 9, 2020
The University of Wisconsin Department of Pediatrics Residency Program celebrated the 2019-2020 fellowship match during a “Match Day Celebration” on December 4, 2019. Additionally, the department is excited to welcome four incoming fellows. The following table …January 9, 2020
Heather Bartlett, MD (Professor (CHS), Division of Cardiology), Mary Ehlenbach, MD (Associate Professor (CHS), Division of Hospital Medicine) and Daniel Sklansky, MD, (Associate Professor (CHS), Associate Residency Program Director, Division of Hospital Medicine) have been selected for the highly competitive UW …January 2, 2020
Marlowe Eldridge, MD, was recently awarded a 2-year grant of nearly $775,000 from the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) for his project, “Determining DISSUB survival rates of 90 kg sheep rescued using SRDRS standard operating …December 26, 2019
Congratulations to Joni Dean, NP, who has been awarded the ARP Distinguished Clinician Award. This award is presented to an ARP member who is engaged in clinical expertise in arthritis and the rheumatic diseases.December 12, 2019
Each year, teachers are awarded based on evaluations from medical students and residents. Congratulations to the following faculty: David Allen, MD Awni Al-Subu, MD Tom Brazelton, MD, MPH Aaron Carrel, MD Paula Cody, MD, MPH …December 6, 2019
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