• St. Baldrick’s Foundation

    St. Baldrick’s Foundation

    Drs. Bruce Gordon and Don Coulter getting their heads shaved for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.

  • 2014 Pediatric Research Forum

    2014 Pediatric Research Forum

    Drs. Stefanie Lowas, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, and Mohan Mysore, Pediatric Critical Care, discussing a poster at the 2014 Pediatric Research Forum at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center.

  • 2014 Pediatric Research Forum

    2014 Pediatric Research Forum

    Kate McKillip, M.D., Medicine/Pediatrics resident, answers questions from Dr. Terry Zach, Neonatology, about her research at the 2014 Pediatric Research Forum at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center.

  • Poster Presentation

    Poster Presentation

    While presenting a poster related to pediatric infectious diseases, Chad Wetzel, MPH, explains their study to Dr. Bradley Britigan, Dean of the College of Medicine.

  • 2015 Pediatric Research Forum

    2015 Pediatric Research Forum

    Dr. Stephen Obaro, pediatric infectious disease professor, was the invited speaker at the 2015 Pediatric Research Forum.  Dr. Obaro has been conducting research in Nigeria for the past five years.

  • 2015 Pediatric Research Forum

    2015 Pediatric Research Forum

    Dr. John Sparks, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, and Dr. Christina Lettieri, Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology Assistant Professor, at the poster presentations at Children's Hospital & Medical Center.

Mission and Vision

The Department of Pediatrics strives to improve the well-being of all children.  We will be recognized by UNMC, the region, and the nation as a center of excellence and innovation in health care, scholarship, education, service, and advocacy.  Our faculty members will continuously improve their abilities through the support and opportunities provided by the Department and UNMC.