Leadership

Department of Pediatrics Head

Van Voorhees, Benjamin MD, MPH

Department Head, Pediatrics
Physician-in-Chief, Children’s Hospital University of Illinois
[email protected] | 312.996.8297

Vice Heads

Klein, Jonathan, MD, MPH

Executive Vice Head
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Cortez, Edmundo MD

Vice Head for Clinical Systems
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Pillers, De-Ann, MD, PhD, FAAP

Vice Head for Academics
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Associate Heads

Clinical Affairs

Schreier, Jaye MD
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Education

Barnes, Michelle MD
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Osta, Amanda MD
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Faculty Affairs

Schmidt, Mary Lou MD
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Finance

Vardhan, Harsha MD
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Research

Martin, Molly MD
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System Design

Ahmad, Saba MD
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Pediatrics Division Chiefs

Adolescent Medicine

Bernstein, Karen MD, MPH
[email protected] | 312.996.3076

Cardiology

Javois, Alexander, MD
[email protected] | 312.996.6605

Critical Care

Cortez, Edmundo MD
[email protected] | 312.996.1795

Development Biology and Basic Research

P. Reddy, Sekhar PhD
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Education

Osta, Amanda MD
[email protected] | 312.996.6043

Barnes, Michelle MD
[email protected] | 312.996.6043

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Boucher-Berry, Claudia MD
[email protected]| 312.996.1795

Gastroenterology

Berman, James MD
[email protected] | 312.996.9291

General Pediatrics and Developmental

Hupert, Jordan MD
[email protected] | | 312.996.3076

Genetics

Hoganson, George MD
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Hematology and Oncology

Schmidt, Mary Lou MD
[email protected] | 312.996.9291

Infectious Disease

Hayani, Karen C. MD
[email protected] | 312.996.7865

Neonatal Perinatal Medicine

Pillers, De-Ann, MD, PhD, FAAP
[email protected] | 312.996.4185

Nephrology

John, Eunice MD
[email protected] | 312.996.9291

Neurology

Ahmad, Saba MD
[email protected] | 312.996.7865

Pulmonary, Immunology, Rheumatology, Sleep & Allergy

Vardhan, Harsha MD
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