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.




Pediatrics ices down, challenges pediatric surgery

Thirteen hardy souls from pediatrics administration took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge — and promptly challenged their colleagues in pediatric surgery to do the same.  Read it here >>

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Calendar of Events
Grand Rounds - PICU Sepsis: QI on an Institutional Level Sep 25, 2014 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
NC TraCS Institute Open House Oct 01, 2014 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM — Brinkhous-Bullitt 2nd Floor
Grand Rounds - Stop the Presses: Issues in Scientific Publication Oct 02, 2014 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM — Clinic Auditorium
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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 >>