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-five of our faculty were also recognized in the most recent publication of "Best Doctors in America".

The research interests of the faculty span both clinical and basic science. They are funded by more than 15 organizations, foundations and grants. These organizations include the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the March of Dimes.

Robert W. Wilmott, M.D.
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.

 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.

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

Pediatric Grand Rounds

In the News

April 27, 2016 Stephen Braddock, MD: Quoted on the benefits of folic acid in reducing birth defects

April 14, 2016 Gene LaBarge, MD, Ellen Barnidge, PhD, MPH & Josh Arthur, MD: Research on food insecurity

April 14, 2016 Kenneth Haller, MD: Missouri pediatricians advocating in Jefferson City for childhood vaccines

April 12, 2016 Stuart Slavin, MD quoted: Stress Crisis: How Bay Area Schools Struggle to Keep Kids Safe

April 5, 2016 Gene LaBarge, MD & Josh Arthur, MD SLU Researchers Finding Better Ways to Screen for Food Insecurity



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