Medical School

Department of Pediatrics


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    Amplatz Children's Hospital

    Creating medical breakthroughs, and transforming the health of children

    University of Minnesota Amplatz Children's Hospital

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    Pediatric Residency

    Providing exceptional training in the comprehensive care of children

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    Leaders in Research

    Sustaining comprehensive laboratory and clinical research facilities and faculty dedicated to the advancement of learning

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Improving the lives of children in our community, nation, and world through research, service, education, and advocacy

The mission of the Department of Pediatrics is to generate new knowledge through research, to apply this new knowledge to the highest quality health care for the prevention and treatment of illness in children, and to provide the best possible education of the next generation of medical students, physicians, and other health professionals in childhood disease prevention, treatment, research, and advocacy.  Through this mission the Department seeks to improve the lives of children in our community, nation, and the world.

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Patients, Families, and Referring Physicians

Medical Records for UMACH/UMMC

Pediatric Specialty Clinics

24-Hour Consultations and Admissions

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Department Head

Joseph P. Neglia, MD, MPH
Ruben-Bentson Chair and Professor of Pediatrics
Minnesota American Legion and Auxiliary Chair in Children's Health
University of Minnesota Medical School
University of Minnesota Amplatz Children's Hospital

Robin Irwin, Executive Assistant
Phone: (612) 624-3113
Fax: (612) 626-6601


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