List of Top Schools for Pediatricians
Pediatricians are medical doctors who care for the health of infants, children, teens and young adults. General pediatricians work with patients and treat common ailments, like minor injuries and illnesses; other pediatricians specialize in areas like cancer, chronic disease or surgery. Pediatric doctors work in private practice, hospitals and health clinics.
Top Pediatric Programs
1. Harvard University in Cambridge, MA
U.S. News and World Report ranked Harvard Medical School as the number one medical school for pediatrics in 2010. The Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree program requires students to spend four years in the academic program studying pharmacology, immunology and human disease. For a student's internship and residency, Harvard is connected with pediatric hospitals in the Cambridge area, including the Children's Hospital of Boston and Judge Baker Children's Center. Harvard also has pre-med curriculum at the undergraduate level that can help prepare students who plan to go on to medical school.
- Address: Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138
- Phone Number: (617) 495-1000
2. University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) is located at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). The pediatric program was ranked second by U.S. News & World Report in 2010. Through the M.D. program at CHOP, students are exposed to neonatal care, respiratory and digestive diseases, pediatric cancers and endocrine disorders in children. UPenn also gives pre-med academic planning assistance to undergrad students who intend to go to medical school after graduation.
- Address: 1 College Hall, 34th and Spruce Sts., Philadelphia, PA 19104
- Phone Number: (215) 898-5000
Good Schools with Pediatric Programs
|College/University Name||Total Student Enrollment||Address||Phone Number|
|Ohio State University - Main Campus||55,014||190 N. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210||(614) 292-6446|
|University of Washington - Seattle Campus||45,943||1400 N.E. Campus Pkwy., Seattle, WA 98195||(206) 543-2100|
|University of Michigan - Ann Arbor||41,674||Ann Arbor, MI 48109||(734) 764-1817|
|University of California - Los Angeles||38,550||405 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90095||(310) 825-4321|
|University of Cincinnati - Main Campus||31,134||2624 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45221||(513) 556-6000|
|University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus||28,328||4200 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15260||(412) 624-4141|
|Harvard University||27,651||Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138||(617) 495-1000|
|University of Pennsylvania||24,599||1 College Hall, 34th and Spruce Sts., Philadelphia, PA 19104||(215) 898-5000|
|Columbia University in the City of New York||24,230||116 St., and Broadway, New York, NY 10027||(212) 854-1754|
|University of Colorado Denver||23,715||Denver, CO 80217||(303) 556-5600|
|Johns Hopkins University||20,383||3400 N. Charles St., Mason Hall, Baltimore, MD 21218||(410) 516-8000|
|Northwestern University||19,853||633 Clark St.., Evanston, IL 60208||(847) 491-3741|
|Stanford University||18,498||Stanford, CA 94305||(650) 723-2300|
|Duke University||14,350||103 Allen Bldg., Durham, NC 27708||(919) 684-2813|
|Washington University in St Louis||13,575||One Brookings Dr., Saint Louis, MO 63130||(314) 935-5000|
|Vanderbilt University||12,506||2101 West End Ave., Nashville, TN 37240||(615) 322-7311|
|Yale University||11,593||New Haven, CT 06520||(203) 432-1333|
|Case Western Reserve University||9,738||10900 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106||(216) 368-2000|
|University of California - San Francisco||3,119||500 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94143||(415) 476-9000|
|Baylor College of Medicine||1,428||One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030||(713) 798-4951|
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