The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics at the University of Iowa is committed to education and lifelong learning for our medical students, residents, fellows and faculty. We have a large faculty representing subspecialties, which bring a rich and diverse pediatric culture to the program, and who have been recruited from some of the best universities across the nation. The success of students, residents and fellows is among the highest priorities of the faculty.

Our faculty are dynamic and enthusiastic in their dedication to teaching. If you are looking for a program where expectations are high, patient volume and diversity are excellent, and a multitude of didactic and bedside teaching opportunities are provided, then you've come to the right place.

Our overall educational mission is to provide a solid foundation in pediatrics upon young physicians can build their career, regardless of what direction they take.