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Shaping the future of pediatric medicine

The University Children’s Hospital is an independent institution with a 150-year history of successful pediatric research and an official teaching and research mandate from the University of Zurich. As the largest academic pediatric hospital in Switzerland, we are working tirelessly to translate today’s pediatric research into tomorrow’s standard of care.

Psychosomatics and Psychiatry


The Division of Psychosomatics and Psychiatry has  been conducting research in the field of pediatric-psychological questions for many years.


Our main focus areas are:
-pediatric psychotraumatology

-the impact and management of chronic diseases

-the assessment of the health-related quality of life in childhood and adolescence

-the evaluation of psychological interventions in injured and sick children


For further information in German, please visit our German language page.