The Division of General Academic Pediatrics and Pediatric Education

Director: Christin Traba, MD, MPH


About us:

The Division of General Academic Pediatrics provides excellence in teaching and inpatient care of children who are admitted to University Hospital. The Division oversees the teaching of residents, students, fellows, and other allied health professionals ensuring top quality care and coordination of services. The Division also works with nursing, hospital personnel in utilization review and quality assurance. The teaching within the division seeks to identify, diagnose, manage and treat common pediatric disorders ensuring efficient and comprehensive inpatient care. The Division also provides assistance to parents of terminally ill children who must make difficult decisions about their child's quality of life. Within the managed care environment, community physicians are assured that their hospitalized patients are receivning the highest quality of care in an academic setting.

The Student and Residency teaching programs provied a whole range of primary and specialty care experiences for 71 residents and fellows who rotate through University Hospital, and Hackensack University Medical Center.

For more information on the Pediatric Residency Program, click here.

Division of General Academic Pediatrics
and Pediatric Education

Office Address:
185 South Orange Avenue, Rm. F607
Newark, NJ 07103

973-972-6015 phone
973-972-1019 fax