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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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Measles outbreak in the U.S.

The ongoing national measles outbreak has sparked fierce debate on both sides of the issue: mandating vaccines for the public good vs. a parent’s right to refuse. Pediatric infectious diseases expert, Dr. Ravi Jhaveri, weighs in. More >>

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Pediatrics Calendar of Events
Morbidity & Mortality Conference Feb 27, 2015 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM — Curnen Denny Conference Room
Grand Rounds Mar 05, 2015 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM — Clinic Auditorium
2015 Merrimon Lecture Mar 05, 2015 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM — G100 Bondurant
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