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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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    Dr. Rachel Katzenellenbogen discusses HPV research —

    Kids Prescribed Antibiotics Twice as Often as Needed, Study Finds (Dr. Matthew Kronman, Infectious Disease, 9.15.14 -

    New smartphone app can detect newborn jaundice in minutes (Dr. James Taylor, General Pediatrics, 8.27.14 - University of Washington)

    Guidelines-based care linked to better outcomes for child TBI (Dr. Monica Vavilala, General Pediatrics, 8.20.14 - UW NewsBeat)

    Doctor uses scorpion venom to locate cancer cells (Dr. James Olson, Hematology-Oncology, 7.23.14 - Fox News)

    Seattle Scientist Trying To Disrupt HPV, Which Hacks Your Cells To Cause Cancer (Dr. Rachel Katzenellenbogen, Adolescent Medicine, 7.10.14 - KPLU)

    Phthalates are out of infants’ toys but a heavy dose is still in their food (Dr. Sheela Sathyanarayana, General Pediatrics, 7.8.14 - The Washington Post)