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

Pediatric Grand Rounds

In the News

March 9, 2017 Jeffrey Teckman, MD: Interviewed on Fox 2 Re: Overweight Kids

February 2017 Debra Zand, PhD:  Mentioned in a SLU Newsroom article about SLU medical students

February 15, 2017 Ken Haller, MD: Interviewed on KSDK-TV Ch. 5 about a local mumps outbreak

January 24, 2017 Ann Dimaio, MD: Interview by Fox2 Re: Local hospitals to take measures to aid in the battle against sex trafficking

January 17, 2017 Elaine Siegfried, MD: Quoted on Dermatology Times regarding FDA approval of corticosteroid-sparing topical ointment for eczema

January 3, 2017 Luke Weaver, DO: Interviewed by The DO about empathy tips from a cancer survivor

December 20, 2016 Ken Haller, MD: Quoted in a story on WiProud about hovering parents

December 8, 2016 Matt Broom, MD: A text messaging program for post-partum depression started by Matt Broom, M.D. (Pediatrics) was mentioned on WFAA-TV Ch. 8 and WLTX-TV Ch. 19

December 1, 2016 Ken Haller, MD:  Quoted on KMOX-AM 1120 and about preventing mumps from spreading.

November 16, 2016 Manoj Warrier, MD:  Quoted in Healio and MedicalResearch stories about a study finding asthma medications in schools reduced school absences.

Upcoming Events

Pediatric Research Colloquium
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Husmann Room, 1st Floor Cardinal Glennon
"Sheep Models for Decreasing Lung Injury from Mechanical Ventilation at Birth"
Presented by: Brett Kothe, MD, Fellow, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
                         Rebecca Petersen, MD, Fellow, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

11th Annual Pediatric Science Days Symposium

Wednesday, May 17 - Friday, May 19, 2017
Register Here

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