Department of Pediatrics

Rush physician treating pediatric patient

Rush University offers hands-on medical training under the guidance of acclaimed clinician educators.

Rush student treating pediatric patient through postgraduate pediatric training program

Discover the Department of Pediatrics’ training options for the next step in your pediatric medicine career.

Rush faculty member using stethoscope on pediatric patient

Meet the Department of Pediatric’s faculty and staff.

Child participating in the Department of Pediatrics clinical research

Learn more about our department’s pediatric research.

Rush University Children’s Hospital physician treating pediatric patient

Find out what clinical services our pediatric department provides at Rush University Medical Center.


Rush University Children’s Hospital
Faculty and staff of Rush University Children’s Hospital

The Department of Pediatrics promotes the health of infants, children and adolescents with programs that strive for new knowledge through leading-edge research. Our physicians and staff deliver innovative, high-quality, comprehensive clinical care to children and adolescents in an environment that is family centered, with services that are fully integrated to meet their needs. We energetically advocate for children and adolescents and are responsive to the changing needs of our community and society.

Our department also provides outstanding educational opportunities to fully prepare the next generation of pediatric health care professionals for the challenges and opportunities of medicine transformation. We nurture a departmental culture that values diversity, seeks inclusion and strives for engagement.

Learn more about the Department of Pediatrics

Support pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics at Rush is supported by a number of external sources and private donors.

Philanthropic support from donors allows the Department of Pediatrics to conduct the most innovative research and provide the highest-quality patient care.

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