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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.
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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
i2b2 Training May 27, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM — Health Sciences Library Room 307
Grand Rounds May 28, 2015 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM — Clinic Auditorium
Morbidity & Mortality Conference May 29, 2015 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM — Curnen Denny Conference Room
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