Welcome to General Pediatrics

The Division of General Pediatrics at UCSF is dedicated to providing excellent clinical care, training the next generation of pediatricians, advancing our knowledge of ways to improve the health of children, and improving the health of our community. As the largest division within the UCSF Department of Pediatrics, with more than 50 faculty and staff, we provide expert patient care at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital and our affiliated locations.

Training

We have a strong commitment to educating and training the next generation of pediatricians. Our faculty teach and mentor both residents and medical students, and we provide specialized learning opportunities in primary care, academic general pediatrics, and community leadership.

Research

Our interdisciplinary research program has a long tradition of improving the care of children. Our faculty collaborate and conduct interdisciplinary research with support from federal, state and foundation sources.

Clinical Services

Pediatric care is offered at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital (Parnassus and Mount Zion sites), San Francisco General Hospital and UCSF ValleyCare. Our interdisciplinary team offers comprehensive general pediatric care in both the outpatient and inpatient settings.

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.

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.