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

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Patient Care

Ellen Laves Elected to Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators

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Ellen Laves Elected to Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators. Ellen Laves, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics, has been selected for membership into The Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators.  Read more.

Neonatologist Marshall Henry Klaus Dies

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Neonatologist Marshall Henry Klaus Dies. Emeritus Professor Marshall Henry Klaus, MD, an internationally renowned neonatologist, died in Palo Alto, California on August 15, 2017. Read more

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist Arthur Ablin Dies

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Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist Arthur Ablin Dies. Emeritus Professor Arthur Ablin, MD, a pioneer in the field of pediatric hematology-oncology and tireless supporter of UCSF Family House, has passed away after a brief illness. Read more

Improving the Health of Premature Babies

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Improving the Health of Premature Babies. Around the world each year 15 million babies are born prematurely­­– often with devastating consequences.  Read more.

Fuentes-Afflick to Focus on Diversity as APS President

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Fuentes-Afflick to Focus on Diversity as APS President. As the new president of the 1,200-member American Pediatric Society, Elena Fuentes-Afflick, MD, MPH ... Read more.

Infectious Disease Specialists Target Global Health

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Infectious Disease Specialists Target Global Health.  Infectious diseases such as HIV and malaria ... Read more

Pulmonologists Seek to Improve Asthma Home Monitoring

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Pulmonologists Seek to Improve Asthma Home Monitoring, Noting early symptoms of airway obstruction is a critical part of good management of childhood asthma, a disease that affects seven million young people in the United States.  Read more