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Located in the new Monash Children’s Hospital (a dedicated 230-bed state-of- the-art facility) and within the Monash Health Translation Precinct (MHTP), the Department of Paediatrics plays a very important role in the research translation of the School and University.

The Department of Paediatrics, Monash Uni works closely with our partners to provide our students and clinician-scientists with unparalleled access to patients, research facilities and local collaborations. The Department of Paediatrics is also a key contributor to national and international child health research, care and education.

The Department of Paediatrics produces world renowned research across a range of Paediatric research themes and provides vital supervision of our Research students (Hons, PhD, Masters).

The department also educates over 500 medical students at this site and others across Melbourne and the Peninsula, Gippsland and North West Victoria and at the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Malaysia.

Research partners, Turner Institute in the School of Psychology, the School of General Practice and Allied Health and the School of Population Health are located on other Monash University sites.

Co-location and partnerships provide our students and laboratory, data and clinical scientists with unparalleled opportunities to discover, innovate and deliver better health care from conception to the adult years.

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