It was founded in 1938. Under the conditions of global market of medical services its activity is aimed at training highly qualified, socially required medical personnel. The faculty is a leader of high pediatric education in the republic. For great contribution into science and practical public health the professorial-teaching staff was awarded the State prize of RK and some other rewards. Students of the university are the constant leaders of international students scientific Olympiads.
The educational pediatric trajectory has been developed, innovative methods of diagnostics, treatment, prophylaxis and rehabilitation of children age patients have been applied. On the base of six chairs and faculty of general medicine early professional orientation of future pediatricians is realized. Elective cycles have been elaborated, advisers are formed and flexible stimulating mechanisms of continuous improving teachers and students are developed.