The Hospital Pediatrics Section provides optimum care for children, adolescents and young adults hospitalized at North Carolina Children’s Hospital. Our group is composed of faculty physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses and other health professionals who strive to ensure the delivery of high quality, efficient, and safe care. We provide in-house night coverage for patients in the Newborn Nursery and bone marrow transplant service.
- Our faculty are key educators for Pediatric or Pediatric/Medicine-Pediatric residents and students of various disciplines. Our collegial environment is supportive not just to delivering great patient care but also to being academically productive. We have a variety of interests and expertise ranging from medical education, high value care, quality and process improvement and have contributed significantly to these areas on local and national levels.
- Integrated approach to patient care across the continuum of the healthcare system. Close connections with our sister sections (such as outpatient Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine and Child Maltreatment), allow us to all learn from each other and optimize the system to produce the best outcomes possible for our patients.
- Research interests of the group include educational scholarship, children with medical complexity, and quality improvement research.
- Hospitalists are are medical providers who specialize in the comprehensive care of the hospitalized patient