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Welcome to the Division of Developmental Medicine

Our division was created in response to the growing recognition that parents and pediatricians need support in assessing and managing complex developmental, behavioral and learning problems. Our team provides care, teaches and conducts research within UCSF Pediatrics. 

Meet our Faculty



We research child development and care of pediatric populations, collaborating with colleagues from a broad range of behavioral and health-science disciplines. 

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Pediatric residents and psychology doctoral students work with faculty to learn the many dimensions of developmental-behavioral pediatrics and pediatric neuropsychology.

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We care for children with challenges such as developmental delays, disruptive behaviors, attention and academic difficulties and socioemotional concerns.  

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