Saint Louis University

Department of Pediatrics

Welcome to the web site of the Department of Pediatrics of Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Our department is based at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis, adjacent to Saint Louis University Medical Center.

Our Department has approximately 150 full-time faculty and another 20 part-time faculty. We have outstanding educational programs for residents and medical students. Thirty-nine of our faculty were also recognized in the most recent publication of "Best Doctors in America".

Robert W. Willmott, MD

Robert W. Wilmott, MD

IMMUNO Professor & Chair
Department of Pediatrics
Saint Louis University
School of Medicine
SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

Mission: We strive to improve children's health by providing patient care, education, and research in a unique shared environment of inquisitive minds, compassion, and respect for human dignity, embodied and fostered by Saint Louis University and SSM Health.

U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals

ST. LOUIS, MO (June 21, 2016) - U.S. News & World Report has ranked SSM Health Cardinal
Glennon Children's Hospital in three specialties in the new 2016-17 Best Children's Hospitals
rankings. Read More>>>>

 Heidi Sallee, M.D., Ritu Zei, Cathleen Becker, Jennifer Heithaus, Jennifer Buehler, Josh Arthur, M.D. Front row: Linda Shaw, M.D. (faculty) and Brittnea Adcock pose on the floor of the Missouri House of Representatives.

SLU Pediatrics Travel to Jefferson City for Advocacy Day  Read Full Story >>>

Becoming Conscious of Unconscious Bias
Becoming Conscious of Unconscious Bias
Pediatric Grand Rounds Recording Nov 11, 2015

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Pediatric Grand Rounds

In the News

August 8, 2017 Matt Broom, MD: Interview on postpartum depression was picked up by Kaiser Health News.

July 17, 2017 Elaine Siegfried, MD: Quoted in Dermatology Times about a shortage of pediatric dermatologists

July 5, 2017 Ken Haller, MD: Quoted in The Kids Doctor about preventing heat-related illnesses in children.

June 16, 2017 William Keenan, MD:
Quoted on What to Expect about bathing babies after birth.

June 12, 2017 David Wathen, DO: 
Interviewed on KMOX-AM 1120 about when babies should move to their own room.

June 11, 2017 Gordon Gale, MD: 
Interviewed on KSDK-TV Ch. 5 about a three-time cancer survivor.

June 9, 2017 Ann DiMaio, MD: 
Quoted in the Belleville News-Democrat on child trafficking.

Upcoming Events

R. Mark Buller Memorial Symposium
• Tuesday September 12, 2017
• 9th floor of the DRC
*For registration and additional information, visit

"Active Shooter Education"
will be presented by Todd Miller, Emergency Prep. Specialist, ESSEP
in the Danis Auditorium on the following dates:
• September 18, 2pm - 3:30pm
• September 21, 8:30am - 10am
• October 19, 8:30am - 10am
• November 17, 3:30pm - 5pm
• December 14, 4:30pm - 6pm

"The Power of One"
• Presenter: John O'Leary (Cook '99)
• Tuesday, September 26, 8:30 am
• Center for Global Citizenship
*You can register here to reserve your seat and be entered in a raffle to receive a complimentary copy of John's book, On Fire. Copies of the book will also be available for purchase at the event. Complimentary parking is available for all attendees at the Laclede and Olive Compton garages.

Items of Interest

Triple P Parenting Program: Spring 2017 Newsletter


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