The University of Chicago Medicine - Comer Children's Hospital

Department of Pediatrics 2017 Annual Report

To Each Child a Promise

To Each Child a Promise

To treat every disease no matter how rare

To prevent illness and injury

To pursue the knowledge to advance pediatric medicine

To make the world a better place for kids

To maximize every child's full potential

Pediatrics department chair discusses 2017 achievements

John M. Cunningham, MD, chair of the department of pediatrics at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital, shares clinical and research achievements for 2017 and Comer Children’s unique capabilities to offer novel, groundbreaking therapies to improve outcomes for sick children.

Year in Review 2017

  • 5,147 Admissions

  • 43,496 Patient days

  • 32,587 Emergency room visits

  • 57,192 Ambulatory visits

  • 170 Faculty and academics

  • 185 Staff

  • 187 Active clinical studies

  • 50 Grants awarded

  • 1805 Residency applications

  • 114 Residents and fellows

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