Valerie P. Castle, M.D.
Chair, Department of
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital is nationally recognized for excellence in clinical services, research and education.
Our mission is to provide family-centered care and to seek continuous improvement.
Faculty members within the Department of Pediatrics are actively engaged in research that positively impacts the care of children today and for generations to come. We are consistently among the top institutions to receive funding from the National Institutes of Health.
Our educational programs are among the best in the nation. After completing their training, our residents and fellows go on to private practice or academic positions around the country and the world. Many of our graduates have taken leadership positions at the top medical institutions around the country.
Whether you’re seeking clinical care, information on our research studies, or a residency or Fellowship program you will find it here. For general inquiries, please feel free to CONTACT US.
- Adolescent Medicine - New division in the Department of Pediatrics under the direction of Terrill Bravender, MD
- Faculty Development Opportunities includes sessions on:
-- Using Mindfulness for Stress Management
-- Managing Organizational Transition
-- Interpersonal Skills Development
-- Clinical Teaching Series
-- AAMC's 'Teaching for Quality'
-- 'Navigating the complexities of the research enterprise at UofM'
-- Grant Writing and Publications
-- Leadership Development
-- Department of Pediatrics Faculty Peer Mentoring Pilot Program (sign up here)
Biological Sciences Scholars Program (BSSP) accepting applications Aug 15 - Oct 17
Sunshine Act Update
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS.gov) informational webinars (registration not required)
GRAND ROUNDS - MCHC Auditorium, Tuesdays, 8-9:00 AM
(Pediatric Grand Rounds can now be viewed online. Log in as a guest and enter your name at: https://connect.umms.med.umich.edu/peds-grd-rds )
October 28: “The PECARN Registry: Harnessing Electronic Health Record Data to Improve Quality of Care”
Elizabeth Alpern, M.D., M.S.C.E.
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Professor, Department of Healthcare Studies
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
(Note: previous Pediatrics GR presentations may be viewed at Grand Rounds-Recorded Presentations)
Speaker: Kurt Schumacher, M.D.
1:00 - 2:00 PM, Mott Room 11-731
November 17: Chromatin in Development and Disease
Symposium: A one-day educational event to discuss the role of chromatin remodeling in development.
7:45 am - 5:15 pm - Palmer Commons Forum Hall