A Message from the Interim Chair

Kevin Kelly125x182Nearly one in five children will have a chronic or complex illness during childhood that will require care by a pediatric subspecialist. The Department of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine is here to meet and overcome the medical challenges children face, and to get them back out there laughing and playing again.




The heart of the matter

Alj with Dr. BuckAlj and his mom, Tina, have but one wish this holiday season: a new heart for Alj. Mother and son currently occupy a room on 5 Children’s, a dedicated team of medical experts keeping him stable until a donor heart becomes available for transplant. This is their story. More >>

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