Welcome

A Message from the Chair


Dr. Wesley BurksWelcome to the Department of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine! Although most of us think of children as generally healthy, nearly one of five will have a chronic or complex illness during childhood that will require care by a pediatric subspecialist. With more than 2.3 million children living throughout the state, this is a challenge to say the least.
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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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Pediatrics Calendar of Events
Grand Rounds Feb 18, 2016 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM — Clinic Auditorium
Grand Rounds Feb 25, 2016 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Morbidity, Mortality, and Improvement Conference Feb 26, 2016 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM — Curnen Denny Conference Room
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