The mission of the Department of Pediatrics is to improve the health of children and adolescents through excellence in patient care, research, teaching and community service. This mission is embraced by our faculty and staff who are deeply committed to the welfare of children and adolescents. The faculty researchers in the Department of Pediatrics are proud to be a part of this dynamic medical community.
The Department of Pediatrics is a partner of St. Louis Children's Hospital and The Children's Discovery Institute (CDI). The CDI is a world-class center for pediatric research and innovation created to encourage researchers to ask bold questions and take bold risks to uncover answers.