New Faculty Orientation

Department mission statement

Through excellence, innovation and collaboration, we will improve the health of all children and adolescents 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 will create a collegial environment where academic faculty can reach their personal and professional goals.

Department leadership

  • Chair - F. Bruder Stapleton, MD
  • Vice Chairs
    • Frederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH, is Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, Division Chief of General Pediatrics, and Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology
    • Thomas Pendergrass, MD, MSPH is Vice Chair for Education, and Professor of Pediatrics
    • Bonnie Ramsey, MD is Vice Chair for Research, Director of the Cystic Fibrosis Center and Professor of Pediatrics
    • Ruth McDonald, MD, is Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Director, of Clinical Nephrology, Medical Director, Solid Organ Transplantation and Ambulatory Services, and Professor of Pediatrics
  • Division Chiefs
  • Administration and Finance