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    Mission of the Department of Pediatrics

    Through excellence, innovation and collaboration, we will improve the health of all children and adolescents and reduce inequities by educating the pediatric and physician leaders of the future, advancing research, advocating for children and providing the nation's best primary and specialty pediatric clinical care. In partnership with our health care and academic institutions, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive faculty who can reach their personal and professional goals in a collegial environment.

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    Virtually tour the New Montlake Tower Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
    Dr. Dennis Mayock, Neonatology (10.04.12 - UW Medicine)
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    Featured Audio

    Dr. Rachel Katzenellenbogen discusses HPV research —

    Q&A: Blocks, Play, Screen Time And The Infant Mind (Dimitri Christakis, MD, MPH, General Pediatrics, 2.12.15 - NPR)

    To Get Parents To Vaccinate Their Kids, Don't Ask. Just Tell (Douglas Opel, MD, Bioethics, 2.7.15 - NPR)

    Using the body’s immune system to help stand strong against cancer (Dr. Rebecca Gardner, Hematology-Oncology, 1.19.15 -

    Faculty Spotlight

    Abena Boateng Knight, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor