The Division’s patient care services include assessment of children with suspected Developmental Disorders, treatment and follow up of appropriate children with Developmental Disorders, and the teaching of residents and medical students. Rated the top teaching department in the School of Medicine for the last 25 years, the Department of Pediatrics has a record of academic achievement. Our pediatric residency program has 13 resident positions at each level with exceptional board pass rates. A freestanding, state-of-the-art Children’s Hospital opened in 2008, providing over 150,000 children visits annually. All subspecialists within the department admit to our hospitalist service and subspecialists act as consultants.
Columbia, SC is a metropolitan area with a population of more than 750,000. In addition to being the state capital and home of the state’s flagship university, it offers a low cost of living and is situated with both the Atlantic coast and the Blue Ridge Mountains less than 2 hours away.