The Department of Pediatrics of the University of British Columbia and British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital consists of
physicians, scientists, allied health professionals and administrative staff trained in pediatric and allied child health disciplines.
Department members include full-time, part-time and community-based pediatricians. The Department’s mandate is to provide
leadership and excellence in patient care, education, research and child advocacy.
The UBC Department of Pediatrics brings together the knowledge, skills, expertise and leadership required to provide
specialized care to newborns, children and youth through B.C. Children’s Hospital and B.C. Women’s Hospital (PHSA)
and to meet the academic expectations of the UBC Faculty of Medicine in education, teaching, research and services.
As the only provincial clinical resource and academic Department of Pediatrics, we are presented with unique challenges