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 Department of Pediatrics is a cohesive academic, professional body committed to the advancement of betterment of child health care through the delivery of exemplary patient care, teaching, and research. We recognize the need to play an active role in the Faculty of Medicine and associated hospitals, organizations, and societies to enhance the goals of the Department.
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 and opportunities.