To fulfill our mission of safeguarding the health of all North Texas children, the Department of Pediatrics delivers expert patient care, conducts biomedical research, and trains the pediatricians of tomorrow.

About Us

One of the largest pediatric groups in Texas, the UT Southwestern Department of Pediatrics includes more than 300 physicians in 17 academic divisions. We provide care for North Texas’ diverse patient population at these facilities:

Research In Pediatrics

Research In Pediatrics

Our longstanding partnership with Children’s Health includes the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI). This joint scientific venture, established in 2011, brings together an interdisciplinary group of researchers and physicians focused on translational biomedical research. Outside of CRI, faculty members in every academic Division lead active research programs or engage in collaborative projects aligned with their unique pediatric clinical interests.

Research

Key Facts

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500+

Faculty and Staff

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18

Divisions & Centers

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+200

Doctors in Training

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15

ACGME-certified Pediatric Subspecialty Fellowships

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7

Clinical Sites

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477

Active Clinical Studies

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$70.4M

2020 Grant Funding

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350+

Department Publications

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