Photo of the Cincinnati Children's research buildings (S &T) and the UC medical center building.

The University of Cincinnati Department of Pediatrics consists entirely of staff members from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, one of the nation’s leading pediatric research and teaching institutions. U.S. News & World Report ranked us No. 3 in the nation in the 2015 list of best medical schools for pediatrics.

The department includes Cincinnati Children’s in-house physicians, researchers and other individuals who hold academic appointments at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

Margaret K. Hostetter, MD, chairs the Department of Pediatrics and directs the Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation. The foundation is the umbrella organization under which the Department of Pediatrics stands.