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Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Pediatrics; Chair of the Department of Pediatrics; Chief Medical Officer, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital

The Yale Department of Pediatrics is dedicated to providing the highest quality education in the field of Pediatrics; to providing leaders and leadership for the field; and acquiring and disseminating new scientific knowledge pertinent to the causes and treatments of pediatric disorders.

Our faculty and staff are uncompromising in their commitment to the welfare of children and adolescents. The Department of Pediatrics is a regional and national center for referral and consultation that provides comprehensive pediatric care. Many of our physicians are internationally recognized for their innovative approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of childhood conditions such as arrhythmias, cystic fibrosis, childhood cancers, diabetes, dyslexia, hemoglobinopathies, infectious diseases, and complications of prematurity, as well as many other disorders.

Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital (YNHCH), which opened in 1993 as the first full-service acute care hospital for children in Connecticut, is part of Yale-New Haven Hospital. With 213 beds, YNHCH is designed to meet the special needs of children. Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital offers the region’s largest and most comprehensive array of pediatric services. YNHCH is accredited by the American Nurse Credentialing Center as a Magnet hospital.

You are invited to explore this web site and learn more about the Yale Department of Pediatrics.


Dr. Clifford Bogue has served as our department Chair since 2017 and oversaw the implementation of our leadership team, including 8 Vice Chairs. With decades of experience and continual education, they support and guide the department to ensure the greatest environment to learn and grow within. Meet the rest of the Department of Pediatrics faculty here.


  • Chair, Department of Pediatrics

    Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Pediatrics; Chair, Pediatrics; Chief of Pediatrics, Yale New Haven Health System

  • Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs

    Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine); Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Pediatrics; Chief Medical Officer, Yale New Haven Children's Hospital

  • Vice Chair, Research (Laboratory)

    Professor of Pediatrics (Respiratory) and of Cellular And Molecular Physiology; Director, Cystic Fibrosis Center; Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pediatrics

  • Professor of Pediatrics (General Medicine); Interim Section Chief, General Pediatrics; Medical Director of Pediatric Primary Care; Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development, Pediatrics

  • Vice Chair, Quality & Safety

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Hospital Medicine); Vice Chair for Quality, Department of Pediatrics; Quality and Safety Officer, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital

  • Vice Chair, Ambulatory Operations

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology); Medical Director, Pediatrics; Vice Chair of Ambulatory Operations, Department of Pediatrics, Pediatrics; Associate Chief, Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Pediatrics; Medical Director, Yale Pediatric Celiac Program, Pediatrics

  • Vice Chair, Research (Clinical)

    Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases) and of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases); Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pediatrics, Pediatrics; Deputy Director, Investigative Medicine PhD Program, Investigative Medicine Program; Co-Director of Education, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation, YCCI Senior Leadership; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health

  • Vice Chair, Education

    Professor of Pediatrics (Pulmonary, Allergy, Immunology and Sleep Medicine); Medical Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Function Laboratory; Vice Chair of Education, Department of Pediatrics

  • Vice Chair, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics); Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health; Pediatric Global Health Track Director; Associate Dean for Medical Student Diversity, Medical Education