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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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    Couple turns grief into foundation to help fight childhood cancers
    Dr. Michael Jensen, Hematology-Oncology Division
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    Surprise: Doc who devised screen time limits says iPads may be OK for babies (Dr. Dimitri A. Christakis, General Pediatrics, 3.12.14 - The Today Show)

    Seattle's Most Influential People of 2013 (Dr. Fred Rivara, General Pediatrics, 11.1.13 - Seattle Magazine)

    Summer sun protection: the new rules you need to know (Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson, General Pediatrics, 6.6.13 - King 5)

    Young Children Who Miss Well-Child Visits Are More Likely to Be Hospitalized (Dr. Rita Mangione-Smith, General Pediatrics, 5.24.13 - Science Daily)

    'Chemicals of High Concern' Found in Thousands of Children's Products (Dr. Sheela Sathyanarayana, General Pediatrics, 5.6.13 - East Bay Express)

    Study Adds to Evidence That Cigarettes Are Gateway to Marijuana (Dr. Megan Moreno, General Pediatrics, 5.5.13 - Science Daily)