Vision Statement

UNMC and Children’s Hospital & Medical Center will provide an infrastructure, culture and climate through which the children of Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, and the region can have access to cutting edge advances for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of pediatric medical conditions.

research4aUltimately, UNMC and Children’s Hospital & Medical Center will be a regionally and nationally-recognized site for the conduct of scientifically and ethically grounded clinical and translational pediatric research. Eventually, a source of funds for investigator-initiated clinical and translational research should be available, moving the enterprise from participation in clinical research to performance of clinical research.  The PRO is only a portion of the total research activity within the Department of Pediatrics.