The Department of Pediatrics is committed to providing
leadership in medical education, especially related to
the health care of children and youth, for medical students,
postgraduate trainees, peers, other physicians and allied
The Department provides pediatric academic services
for Dalhousie Medical School, the IWK Health Centre and
is a resource for provincial and regional Continuing
Medical Education and Public Education activities.
In addition to playing an important role in medical
school educational programs, the Department has an excellent
general pediatric residency program and five accredited
subspecialty residency programs.