Department of Pediatrics

The mission of the Jack and Lucy Clark Department of Pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is to provide exceptional, state-of-the-art, compassionate clinical care and community service. Our department, established in 1878, contributes to groundbreaking scientific research and educates the next generation of academic leaders in pediatrics, achieving these goals with an emphasis on diversity and inclusion.

Message from the Chair

Our Chair, Lisa M. Satlin, MD, describes the success and history of our department in her own words. Learn more about our Department

Scientific Highlights

The Department of Pediatrics has been providing exceptional clinical care and performing innovative research since our inception in 1878. Learn more about our academic and clinical history


With some of the brightest minds in pediatric research and more than $40 million in annual funding, our department is dedicated to improving basic mechanisms underlying health and disease, diagnostics, and therapeutics that contribute to well-being throughout the lifespan. Learn more about our innovative research community

Programs and Events

We are committed to improving the health of the world’s children in the Department of Pediatrics at the Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital. We organize events and programs throughout the year for our scientists and physician-scientists that highlight the outstanding current and ongoing research, promote scientific partnerships and prepare the next generation of scientific leaders in pediatric medicine. Learn more about our programs and events


The Department of Pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai consists of 15 divisions. Each division is responsible for fostering growth and excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Learn more about our divisions


Our faculty and staff includes a talented group of clinicians, educators, and investigators—all sharing a common goal of optimizing health outcomes for all patients. Learn more about our faculty and staff


The outstanding success of the Jack and Lucy Clark Department of Pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and at the Mount Sinai Health System, is made possible by the continuing commitment, enthusiasm, and shared vision of our senior leadership team, which includes: