Welcome to the Department of Pediatrics

The UCSF Department of Pediatrics is committed to excellence in research, education and the clinical care of infants, children and young adults. Our dedicated faculty have earned national and international recognition for their accomplishments and receive millions of dollars annually in extramural research funding to advance care for kids.

Training & Education

Research

Patient Care

New Center Shines Spotlight on Chronic Illness in Children

Spotlight

Spotlight

New Center Shines Spotlight on Chronic Illness in Children. With improvements in the treatment of previously fatal diseases, more children are surviving into adulthood with chronic health conditions... Read more

Gene Therapy May Offer Treatment Option for SCID

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Spotlight

Gene Therapy May Offer Treatment Option for SCID. A UCSF pediatrics team has performed experimental gene therapy in an infant with severe combined immununodeficiency disorder (SCID) in an effort to rebuild his immune system.  Read more