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Department of Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics at MUSC represents the clinical divisions dedicated to the study of pediatrics within the College of Medicine. The department is committed to providing a broad educational experience in all aspects of pediatric medicine. Represented by more than 20 specialty areas, the Department of Pediatrics provides training for undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students.  With 64 pediatric residents and 40 fellows, we have a robust pediatric GME program. 

In addition, the Department of Pediatrics also houses scientists who perform basic, clinical and/or translational research. Our basic research faculty are physically housed in the Darby Children’s Research Institute.  Many of our faculty perform research and the details are highlighted in Research Programs.

USNWR Best Children's Hospitals 2021 to 2022

New rankings from U.S. News & World Report’s 2021-22 Best Children’s Hospitals survey place the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital once again as the only children’s hospital in South Carolina to be ranked. The leading specialties for MUSC Children’s Hospital include Cardiology & Heart Surgery (#12), Nephrology (#30), Cancer (#44), and Gastroenterology & GI Surgery (#42).