Our mission:

  • To provide the highest quality and advanced medical care to children 
  • To develop new preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for diseases that impact children through basic, clinical and health services research
  • To provide outstanding education across the continuum of pediatric medicine.

The over 250 clinical, research, and instructional faculty in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital are committed to accomplishing these mission goals in all domains of child health from specialty care to primary care to community/global outreach and to research from basic science to practice. We also have a commitment to student and house officer training to train the next generation of Pediatricians through our Pediatric Residency ProgramInternal Medicine-Pediatrics Combined Residency Program and greater than 15 fellowship programs

In 2015, our faculty were ranked in all 10 categories of the U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospital rankings. The Department maintains a portfolio of Research Awards in excess of $21 million and in 2014 was ranked in the top 10 in NIH funding for Pediatric Departments.  Doximity ranked the Pediatric Residency Program #1 in the state of Michigan and #5 in large public hospital systems.  

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital

This website highlights the academic efforts of the Department Faculty in all Divisions in research and education. It is meant as a resource for the public, pediatricians, current and prospective faculty, and current and prospective trainees.  Information about the clinical efforts and programs of the faculty and are found at


October 13, 2015
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14th Annual Macdonald Dick Lecture

8:00 am to 9:00 am

F2305 MCHC Auditorium

"Improving Care Through Collaboration: The National Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement Collaborative"


Robert Beekman, III, M.D.

Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine