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The Department of Medicine (DoM) was formed in 1893, 24 years after the opening of the hospital. It is currently comprised of 15 divisions with the faculty focused on the department's three key missions: investigation, clinical care and education.
Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine
Immunology (Allergy, Dermatology & Rheumatology)
Medicine Critical Care
Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Neonatology (Newborn Medicine)
General Pediatrics (Primary Care)
Genetics and Genomics
Hematology/Oncology (Cancer & Blood Disorders)
Children's Hospital Informatics Program (CHIP)
Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine (PCMM)
The department is led by Dr. Gary Fleisher, Physician-in-Chief and Pediatrician-in-Chief, and is home to over a thousand faculty, clinical fellows, and research fellows, along with residents in the Boston Combined Residency Program (BCRP).
The clinical enterprise includes:
With 15 specialized research areas, the divisions of the DoM seek to decipher causes of pathologies and devise new methods of treatment for pediatric patients. The research enterprise in the department receives many NIH and other grants, funding a broad spectrum of science. Learn more about our research here.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”