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

Children’s Health Advocate Moses Grossman Has Died

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Children’s Health Advocate Moses Grossman Has Died. Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics Moses (Misha) Grossman, MD, a passionate advocate for children’s welfare, died peacefully last week at the age of 96. Read more from here.

Time for Joy: Stopping a Rare Disease In a New Genomic Era

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Time for Joy: Stopping a Rare Disease In a New
Genomic Era.
Joy Littlesunday is an irresistible
kid with a gravitational pull that triggers a hug
from every person who crosses her path.
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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.

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.