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Residents
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Education

With over twenty-five training programs across a myriad of specialties and professions, we are committed to comprehensive and interdisciplinary training for our students, interns, residents, and fellows. Taught by faculty across a rich and diverse pediatric culture, the success of our learners is among our highest priorities.

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Research

Our research builds on more than 100 years of pioneering breakthroughs, including the first successful pediatric blood and marrow transplant, the first infant heart transplant in Minnesota, and the first pediatric cochlear ear implant surgery. We rank eighth in funding from the National Institutes of Health among departments of pediatrics—underscoring our role as a leader in children’s health.

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Patient Care

Through teamwork and collaboration, we respectfully address the physical, emotional, cultural and spiritual needs of pediatric patients and their families. Our compassionate, innovative approach repeatedly receives national recognition. 

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Department Head Joseph P. Neglia, MD, MPH

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota Medical School strives to improve the lives of children in our community, nation, and world through research, service, education, and advocacy.

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MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (5/29/2024) — Early brain development has important implications for mental health outcomes.

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The U of M Medical School Department of Pediatrics Presents this Award to Faculty Members for a Lifetime of Achievement

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MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (02/29/2024) — Rare Disease Day is observed across the world to raise awareness for quality health care, equitable social opportunities and access to diagnosis for those with rare diseases.

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