Research by Division

The Department of Pediatrics remains a national leader in research, ranking consistently in recent years in the top ten for National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding among pediatric departments within academic medical centers, according to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research. During 2020-2021, Vanderbilt ranked 4th among departments of pediatrics within Schools of Medicine for NIH research funding. We invite you to learn more about our divisions’ research below.

Adolescent and Young Adult Health

Genetics and Genomic Medicine

Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonary Medicine

Hematology and Oncology


Hospital Medicine

Critical Care Medicine

Infectious Diseases

Developmental Medicine


Emergency Medicine

Nephrology and Hypertension

Endocrinology and Diabetes


Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition


General Pediatrics