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About Us

The UNC Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine is a group of health care providers who:

  • Have expertise in comprehensive health care of children from birth to early adult years.
  • In addition to primary care, provide subspecialty care in Adolescent Medicine, Child Abuse Pediatrics, and Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Our generalists also have specific expertise in caring for children with medical complexity.
  • Perform important research across a wide range of topics including the social and contextual factors that shape health outcomes, health equity and other health services research.
  • Teach foundational concepts in pediatrics care to students, residents and fellow trainees.
  • Advocate for policy changes that will improve the health and wellbeing of children, adolescents and their families.

Our Vision

We will transform health, well-being, and health care delivery for children, adolescents, and young adults as a leader in whole-person care. We will provide and increase access to high quality, interdisciplinary, and comprehensive patient- and family-centered care that optimizes the development, safety, and well-being of children and adolescents. Our innovative teaching, groundbreaking research, and advocacy to improve policy will lead to greater health equity for children and adolescents.

GENERAL PEDIATRICS & ADOLESCENT MEDICINE NEWS

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  • Priyanka Rao, MD

    Rao Promoted to Associate Professor of Pediatrics

    Priyanka Rao, MD was promoted to Associate Professor of Pediatrics effective June 1, 2024. Dr. Rao has been a faculty member in Pediatrics since August 2020. Dr. Rao received her undergraduate degree from UNC Chapel Hill in 2008 and earned her medical degree in 2013 from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in Iowa City, Iowa. Before returning to UNC, she served as a Neonatal Hospitalist at the University of Michigan C.S., Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Congratulations Priyanka!

  • Kenya McNeal-Trice, MD

    McNeal-Trice Representing APS in AMSPDC Pediatrics Workforce Initiative

    Dr. Kenya McNeal-Trice will be serving as an American Pediatric Society (APS) representative to the AMSPDC Pediatrics Workforce Initiative for a  three-year term, beginning June 1, 2024.

  • 2024 Academy of Educators Pediatric Graduates, Inductees, and Awards

    We are excited to recognize our faculty and trainees for their recent Academy of Educator (AOE) accomplishments.  We are so grateful for their enthusiasm, dedication, and talents as UNC AOE educators. Founded in 2006, the Academy of Educators is designed to emphasize teaching and support faculty development both in Chapel Hill and across the state.

  • DIR_GPAM_Raffa, Brittany

    Raffa Named to Physician Scientist Training Program

    Dr. Brittany Raffa, Assistant Professor in General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, has been named to the School of Medicine’s Physician Scientist Training Program. Congratulations!