Pediatrics Department #4 was founded in 1946 as the Department of propaedeutics of children's diseases of the Kiev Medical Institute, in 1994 was reorganized into the Pediatrics Department #4 Bogomolets National Medical University.
Head of department is Full member of National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, MD, Professor Vitaly G. Maidannyk
The students second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth courses of 3rd Medical Faculty study of pediatrics on Pediatrics Department #4, also each year the department trains 12-16 interns and 1-2 magisters.
Pediatrics Department #4 conduct research most actual problems of clinical pediatrics. The main research works of the department are arterial hypertension in children and adolescents, type 1 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents, clinical trials of drugs, school disadaptation in children, enuresis, psychosomatic aspects of cardiovascular diseases in children, chronic and gastro esophageal reflux disease in children.
The department has two clinical bases - Clinical children's hospital #6 and #7 of Kiev. The collective of department carries out medical-diagnostic work and introduction of scientific research in practical medicine, also collective provide consultative and clinical work.
Pediatrics department #4 are conducting social work. Collective regularly organize scientific and clinical conferences and congresses for students and practicals doctors.