The Department of Pediatrics was among the first few departments to be established at AIIMS. The children’s inpatient services were inaugurated by the late Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in January 1960. During the last five decades, we have grown into a multi-specialty academic institution providing leadership in healthcare, health professional education, multi-faceted research and child health policy. The Department has been nurtured by some of the most pre-eminent faculty, and enriched by brilliant students and scholars. Today, the Department has well developed specialties of Neonatology, Genetics,Nephrology, Neurology,Endocrinology,Oncology,Infectious Diseases, Rheumatology, Pulmonology, Intensive Care, and Gastroenterology & Hepatology.
The Department has been rated as the best department in the country by the popular magazine, The Week, for four consecutive years (2007-2011). In 2012, the Department bagged the CNBC TV 18 national award for the best specialty hospital in Pediatrics in the country.
Our vision is to be one of the ten best academic centres of Pediatrics in the world before 2020
Our mission is to improve the health of children through world-class excellence in:
We are committed to:
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