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    Mission of the Department of Pediatrics

    Through excellence, innovation and collaboration, we will improve the health of all children and adolescents and reduce inequities by educating the pediatric and physician leaders of the future, advancing research, advocating for children and providing the nation's best primary and specialty pediatric clinical care. In partnership with our health care and academic institutions, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive faculty who can reach their personal and professional goals in a collegial environment.

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    Couple turns grief into foundation to help fight childhood cancers
    Dr. Michael Jensen, Hematology-Oncology Division
    (9.28.12 - King 5 News)
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    Virtually tour the New Montlake Tower Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
    Dr. Dennis Mayock, Neonatology (10.04.12 - UW Medicine)
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    Rankings

    U.S. News Graduate School Rankings

    US News and World Report ranks UW Pediatrics 9th in the country, the UW School of Medicine 2nd in primary care, 12th in research, and the 6th most popular medical school in the nation, and also lists UW Medical Center on the Best Hospitals for 2011-2012 Honor Roll

    Summer sun protection: the new rules you need to know (Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson, General Pediatrics, 6.6.13 - King 5)

    Young Children Who Miss Well-Child Visits Are More Likely to Be Hospitalized (Dr. Rita Mangione-Smith, General Pediatrics, 5.24.13 - Science Daily)

    'Chemicals of High Concern' Found in Thousands of Children's Products (Dr. Sheela Sathyanarayana, General Pediatrics, 5.6.13 - East Bay Express)

    Study Adds to Evidence That Cigarettes Are Gateway to Marijuana (Dr. Megan Moreno, General Pediatrics, 5.5.13 - Science Daily)

    Infant tests for debilitating diseases set for mainstream ( Dr. Ronald Scott, Genetic Medicine, 4.1.13 - UW Today)

    Youth with diabetes at greater risk following transition from pediatric to adult care (Dr. Cathernine Pihoker, Rheumatology, 3.24.13 - UCLA Newsroom)

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    Events

    Faculty/Intern Skansonia Ferry Dinner
    Monday, September 9, 2013

    Administrative Journal Club
    Thursday, September 12, 2013

    GRAND ROUNDS
    Thursday, September 12, 2013

    Bioethics Film Series: "Everybody's Business"
    Monday, September 16, 2013

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