The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics has a long history of excellence in teaching, healing and discovery.

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Welcome to the Department of Pediatrics

Our dedicated faculty take care of thousands of sick children in Southern Arizona and around the state, providing general pediatric and subspecialty services and hold specialty clinics in rural areas throughout Arizona. Our faculty teach medical students through our clerkship program, and each year, 16 young doctors come to the UArizona as pediatric residents. Finally, our faculty physician-scientists and researchers are improving children's health through the UArizona Steele Children's Research Center, the research arm of the department.

Fayez K. Ghishan, MD
Department Head

News

September 15, 2022

Twenty-seven medical students have been awarded scholarships through the Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program.


August 29, 2022

Dr. Ken Liechty is internationally recognized for his expertise in fetal medicine and his research in wound healing and regeneration.


August 2, 2022

University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson medical students received their white coats representing their future profession on July 29 at Centennial Hall.