The University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics is composed of 17 divisions, each with expertise in a different subspecialty of children's health. Divisions are home to both specialists in clinical care as well research teams actively working toward therapies and treatments for many childhood diseases. Together, both strive to provide excellence in the training of the next generation of child health professionals.

Director: Ian Law, MD

Child and Community Health
Director: Vanessa Curtis, MD

Critical Care
Director: Sarah Haskell, DO

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Director: Lane Strathearn, MBBS, PhD

Endocrinology and Diabetes
Director: Andrew Norris, MD, PhD

Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Pancreatology, and Nutrition
Director: Aliye Uc, MD

General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Director: Rami Boutros, MD, MBA

Interim Director: David Gordon, MD, PhD

Hospital Medicine
Interim Director: Anna Schmitz, MD

Infectious Disease
Director: Damian Krysan, PhD, MD

Medical Genetics and Genomics
Director: Hatem El-Shanti, MD

Director: Patrick McNamara, MD

Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation
Director: Carla Nester, MD, MSA, FASN

Director: Aaron Boes, MD, PhD

Pediatric Psychology
Interim Director: Linda Cooper-Brown, PhD

Pulmonary Medicine
Interim Director: Scott Sheets, DO

Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology
Director: Polly Ferguson, MD