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Welcome to the Division of Neonatology

Our mission is to provide excellent care for newborns through clinical innovation, excellence in research and training of academic physicians. Decades of refinement to our multidisciplinary approach to care has dramatically improved the survival of premature infants here at UCSF and around the world. 

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Our translational research covers newborn brain injury, genetic and developmental disorders, cardiopulmonary disease, health services and health equity.   

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Designed for individuals planning a career in neonatal-perinatal medicine, the program prioritizes training and mentorship in research and scholarly development.   

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Our ICN is a regional center, caring for infants with neurological disorders, congenital malformations, pulmonary hypertension and extreme prematurity among others.   

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