The Department of Pediatrics and Child Health

The Department of Pediatrics and Child Health is dedicated to training, research and service endeavors that promote healthcare, improve the quality of life and optimize the developmental potential of all children with particular attention to ethnic minorities and the prevention and treatment of diseases prevalent in those populations. Key services include:

  • Neonatal and nursery services
  • Preventative medicine and immunizations
  • Child development
  • Emergency care pediatrics
  • Community-based adolescent health programs

Meet the Chair

Michal A. Young, M.D., F.A.B.M., I.B.C.L.C., F.A.A.P.

Related Events

Smoking Cessation Support Group

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

A monthly support group dedicated to assisting current smokers in their journey to quit.

Bariatrics Support Group Meeting

Thursday, December 17, 2015

A monthly support group dedicated to assisting bariatric weight loss patients.

46th Annual Drew/Syphax Lecture and Seminar

Monday, March 21, 2016

A lecture and seminar which annually updates physicians and other healthcare professionals on the latest surgical topics and research; named in honor of Dr. Charles R. Drew and Dr. Burke Syphax.

The Departments of Pediatrics and Child Health Administrative Offices
Primary Care Pediatrics
Howard University Hospital
Towers Building
Suite 3300
2041 Georgia Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20060

Appointments & Scheduling Phone: (202) 865-7677

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5:00pm