A Message from the Chair

Dr. Wesley BurksWelcome to the Department of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine! Although most of us think of children as generally healthy, nearly one of five will have a chronic or complex illness during childhood that will require care by a pediatric subspecialist. With more than 2.3 million children living throughout the state, this is a challenge to say the least.




Training can ease pill swallowing in children

Children’s difficulty in swallowing pills is commonplace and can be a barrier to receiving optimal medical care. A recent review by Drs. Bradford and Jhaveri of published studies on this problem indicates that interventions, even in children as young as 2 years old, can yield positive results. More >>

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Pediatrics Calendar of Events
Christmas in July Jul 08, 2015 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM — UNC Children's Hospital
Pediatrics Division Chiefs Jul 14, 2015 07:45 AM - 08:45 AM — 238 MacNider
Pediatrics Faculty Meeting Jul 21, 2015 07:45 AM - 08:45 AM — 321 MacNider
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