Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Dedicated, full-time Pediatric Hospital Medicine faculty have staffed the general pediatric inpatient service at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital since 1999.  Our Pediatric Hospital Medicine team are experts in caring for hospitalized children with a variety of acute and chronic conditions.

Mission Statement:

John Schmidt, M.D.
Division Director

The Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine will care for pediatric patients within Michigan Medicine with compassion and expertise. We aim to be a national leader within the field, improving clinical care through participation in Quality Improvement while expanding knowledge through high quality research. We strive to be a magnet program for a diverse faculty, providing unparalleled career development balanced with a culture of wellness and support. We will provide the highest quality education in an atmosphere of collegiality to our students, residents, fellows, and staff, as well as to our patients and their families.

Clinical Care

Our Pediatric Hospital Medicine team is experienced in the medical management of children admitted to the hospital.  We focus on promoting high quality, effective, efficient, safe care in a culturally sensitive, family-centered environment.  Current, evidence-based medicine is used to develop, implement, refine and advance best practices in the interprofessional setting.


Faculty within the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Division are actively engaged in clinical and educational research projects.  We advocate for safe care through structured quality improvement.


The Pediatric Hospital Medicine team are the primary teachers of inpatient general pediatrics to medical students and resident physicians at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital.  We provide supervision of medical trainees 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Pediatric Hospital Medicine faculty are frequently recognized with departmental and medical school teaching awards each year. 

View further information about the new Pediatric Hospital Medicine fellowship program and pediatric residency program.

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.”

Contact Information
General Information: 734-615-7845
Fax: 734-647-5624

Mailing Address
Pediatric Hospital Medicine
1540 East Hospital Drive
CW 12-525/ SPC 4280
C.S. Mott Children's Hospital
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-4280