A Message from the Chair

Dr. Wesley Burks
Dr. Wesley Burks
Welcome 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.




Peanuts back on the menu after research study

allergyJonathan is among the 1.4 percent of U.S. children allergic to peanuts. Once terrified of accidental exposure, the 6 year old now regularly enjoys peanuts as a snack, all thanks to an innovative clinical trial at UNC.  Read it here >>

Pediatrics Tweets

Calendar of Events
Grand Rounds: Tetralogy of Fallot: A Critical Care Perspective Sep 04, 2014 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM — Clinic Auditorium
Grand Rounds: An Update on Type I Diabetes Mellitus Sep 11, 2014 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM — Clinic Auditorium
Faculty Drop-In Photo Session Sep 11, 2014 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM — N.C. Women’s Hospital Conference Room 4
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Faculty Development

Faculty DevelopmentThe Department of Pediatrics is committed to helping its faculty members achieve and exceed their career goals. Learn more >>