Department of Pediatrics

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Department of Pediatrics

About the Department

Welcome to the Department of Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. The department combines state-of-the-art technology with a nurturing environment to care for children’s specific needs, whatever their illness or injury.

The department includes some 300 faculty members and hundreds of residents and fellows who teach, learn and care for the children of Los Angeles — with a focus on the underserved — and advance the science of pediatric medicine.

About the Department of Pediatrics

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Roberta Williams, MD
Interim Chair of Pediatrics

Philosophy

The Department of Pediatrics creates hope and builds healthier futures for children in Southern California and far beyond our state’s borders. We care for children, adolescents, young adults, families and each other while advancing the frontiers of medical knowledge and preparing future pediatric leaders.

Clinical Activities

The Department of Pediatrics’ multidisciplinary clinical team of physicians, nurses and support staff offers health education, prevention and clinical services for children and adolescents — from basic wellness checks to care of acute injuries and chronic diseases in more than 30 pediatric specialties.

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Department News

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Ching-Ling (Ellen) Lien awarded $1.7 million to study heart regeneration

Ching-Ling (Ellen) Lien, an investigator at The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and principal investigator with USC Stem Cell, has been awarded nearly $1.7 million, over a four year period, from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health to study the molecular and cellular mechanisms
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Department Events

22nd Annual Poster Session

22nd Annual Poster Session

06/06/2017
Auditorium, Saban Research Building 4661 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles , CA 90027 United States
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Keck School Events

Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research Seminar: Brigitte Gomperts, M.D.

Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research Seminar: Brigitte Gomperts, M.D.

05/26/2017
2020 Zonal Ave., IRD 734
8:30 am - 9:30 am

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