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Sections & Programs

Academic Pediatrics

Our Vision: 
A better world for children, youth, families and communities created through engagement in clinical care, scholarship, advocacy, improvement science and the education of health care providers.

Our Mission:
To advance child and adolescent health at the local, regional, national and international levels.

Daniel Johnson, MD

Daniel Johnson, MD - Professor of Pediatrics and Vice Chair of Pediatric Patient Care Services

Section Chief, Academic Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases (Interim)

Clinical Program Areas of Focus:

  • Newborn exams
  • Well-child care for infants and children
  • Physicals for general wellness and school required examinations
  • Immunizations
  • Care for acute illnesses, such as flu, cold or other viral infections
  • Preventative health screening including children’s safety, nutrition and exercise
  • Diagnose and treat common childhood illnesses
  • Developmental assessments

Our child health experts can also work with your family on important medical and social issues, such as:

  • Behavioral issues
  • Problems at school
  • Family and parenting problems
  • Sports medicine (including concussions)
  • Eating disorders
  • Sexually transmission infection screening and treatment
  • Reproductive health care, including menstrual disorders and contraception
  • Substance use disorders (including medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder)
  • Mood and anxiety-based disorders
  • Care for transgender and gender-nonconforming youth
  • Acne and skin care
  • Young men's health care
  • Other complex medical, behavioral, and developmental problems occurring in adolescence

Special Services and Programs

Services Provided:

  • Child abuse pediatric consultations for medical center, medical community, and state agencies
  • Program management of the Multidisciplinary Pediatric Education and Evaluation Consortium (MPEEC)
  • Expert witness court testimony
  • Advocacy activities such as participation in state citizen committees
  • Mandatory residency rotation in child abuse pediatrics

Learn more about the Child Advocacy and Protective Services (CAPS) and MPEEC

Jill C. Glick, MD

Jill Glick, MD - Medical Director

Learn more about the Mobile Medical Unit 

Icy Cade-Bell, MD

Icy Cade-Bell, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Medical Director, Pediatric Mobile Medical Unit

2018 Department Award winners

Congratulations to the 2019 winners of the Diana Havill Ryan Service Award

The Section of Academic Pediatrics is proud to have both winners of the 2019 Diana Havill Ryan Service Award

  • Early Career Winner (less than 5 years), Section Administrator, Mr. Derrick Yang, MPH
  • Senior Career Winner (greater than 5 years), Business Administrator, Ms. Dawn Croach