Steven J. Czinn, MD


The Drs. Rouben and Violet Jiji Endowed Professor of Pediatrics

Chair, Department of Pediatrics

School Affiliation

School of Medicine


  • Child Health
  • Infant Health
  • Pediatric Vaccinations


I have been the Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Maryland for the last 17 years. In addition to a very robust Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative, my Department has developed creative programs to provide our local community with access to medical care. Examples include two mobile units providing free asthma care to children at their public schools of Baltimore, and the second provides counseling, testing and treatment for STI’s and HIV for teenage population. We also provide healthcare and immunizations in a newly created community Center in Baltimore. To address the mental health crisis in children, I am a member of the Mayor’s “Trauma informed Taskforce” and we have also just completed an expansion of an adolescent inpatient treatment center for adolescents. The progress we are making in Baltimore with creative programming may stimulate similar efforts on a national scale.

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This information was last updated February 14, 2023.