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

Robert Shaddy, MD

Robert Shaddy, MD
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

David Warburton among USC professors named fellows of esteemed scientific society

Five USC scientists and one Keck School of Medicine of USC physician have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an honor awarded to AAAS members by their peers. Founded in 1848, the nonprofit organization is the world’s largest general scientific society. The group… Read More »

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Keck School Events

Career Development Seminar Session - From Academia to Industry and Back: How Patients Will Benefit From Our Partnership

Career Development Seminar Session – From Academia to Industry and Back: How Patients Will Benefit From Our Partnership

04/24/2018
Harkness Auditorium, CSC 250, 2250 Alcazar Street, Los Angeles
9:00 am - 11:00 am

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