The Department of Pediatrics is committed to advancing research, education, clinical care and community partnerships for infants, children and adolescents by providing evidence-based programs of instruction for medical students and residents, and promoting a culture of excellence and innovation among faculty and staff.
- Research: Fostering an environment of discovery and innovation that encourages interdisciplinary collaboration to enhance healthcare with technological advances;
- Education: Creating new systems of medical education reflecting novel approaches to teaching in order to prepare students for modern medicine in the 21st century;
- Clinical Care: Modernizing healthcare with new clinical care delivery models that reward value and better health outcomes, with a special focus on vulnerable populations; and
- Community: Partnering with key leaders and programs throughout the Central Texas region and beyond to develop and strengthen opportunities to advance health.
A vital, inclusive health ecosystem that will help make Austin a model healthy city and improve the lives of children throughout Central Texas.
1 in 6 children in the U.S. today is obese. The Department of Pediatrics is taking this issue front and center to find effective, successful solutions.