General Pediatrics / Ambulatory Care

The Division of General Pediatrics comprises fifty clinical faculty delivering patient care in nine ambulatory care sites in Southeastern Michigan. Our faculty are actively engaged in fulfilling our mission of excellence in patient care, education, and research. Under the direction of Kelly Orringer, Sharon Kileny, Jessica Fealy and Lauren Helms.  The division offers patient centered, evidence based care to children and young adults.

Medical Services 

Our division addresses both the preventive and acute care needs of our growing patient population.  We manage over 100,000 patient visits annually.

Kelly Orringer, M.D.
Kelly Orringer M.D.
Director, General Pediatrics

In addition to serving our primary care patients, we co-manage the newborn nursery at Mott Children’s Hospital with our hospitalist colleagues. Our clinics are all NCQA certified medical homes. We are actively engaged in patient safety and quality improvement projects. Our clinic website offers current, evidence-based advice and references for families in our practices. Our clinic system serves as the primary continuity clinic sites for the general pediatrics training program at Mott Children’s Hospital and also as the outpatient pediatric clerkship sites for University of Michigan medical students.

Special services that our primary care sites offer include:

  • Social Work
  • Registered Dietitian
  • Laboratory and Radiology
  • Lactation support
  • Integrated behavioral health – pediatric psychologists embedded in the primary care setting serving patients in their medical home and also offering training to post-doc Ph.Ds in psychology
  • Pediatric psychiatry consultation services
  • Sports medicine – management of sports injuries, concussions, and rehabilitation by a board certified pediatric sports medicine specialist

-      UM Pediatric Clinic Locations 

-      General Pediatrics clinical resources and information 

Education

We take very seriously our role in training the next generation of pediatricians. Under the leadership of Jessica Fealy and Lauren Helms, our Associate Directors for Education, we strive to develop innovative and exciting methods of clinical instruction and evaluation. We aim to ensure that medical students and residents in our program receive the tools and information they will need to succeed in the new health care marketplace. Our faculty educators have a dynamic, case-based curriculum for our continuity clinics, as well as comprehensive training in community-based healthcare delivery, global health, and health policy. More information on our pediatric residency program is available for prospective applicants.
The University of Michigan offers highly competitive salaries and tremendous benefits to our residents/fellows. An overview of salary, benefits and employment eligibility is available on the GME Office website, under “Prospective Residents/Fellows."

Administrative/Committee/Volunteer Service

Our faculty are invested in the ongoing growth and success of the department of pediatrics, the health system and the communities in which they practice. They are leaders on many committees including: UM Immunization CommitteeMedical Home CommitteePopulation Health CommitteeAdolescent Health Initiative, Newborn Committee, Quality Improvement Committee, School Based Health Program and Controlled Substance Committee. 

Additionally, they volunteer to precept popular learning experiences including global health (Nicaragua, Honduras, Ethiopia), migrant farmworker health outreach, hemophilia camp, and advocacy trips to the state legislature in Lansing.

The Division of General Pediatrics strives to be a national leader in all three areas of our mission. We invite you to learn more about our clinical and educational programs and the impact they have on children.

Contact Phone Numbers

General Information: 734-936-8832
Fax: 734-615-5823

Mailing Address

Division of General Pediatrics
300 North Ingalls Building
Room 6E08
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5456