Program Highlights

Emphasis on Education

  • Building a strong foundation in primary care in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Curriculum is American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) content specific driven.
  • Highly qualified, nationally recognized teaching faculty.
  • Off-site access to electronic journals and electronic medical records.
  • Full MedStudy Longitudinal Board Review Curriculum (print, online materials, question banks, and live review course after graduation) for every resident.
  • Variety of innovative and interactive educational conferences:
    • Simulation code curriculum
    • Longitudinal advocacy curriculum – nationally recognized
    • Longitudinal team-based QI curriculum – education, mentorship, and project development
  • Resident Continuity Clinic – medical home model.
  • Daily huddles, ongoing clinical efficiency, and efficacy QI projects.
  • Protected 2-hour block didactic weekly (Friday afternoons, in person and virtual).

Individualized Curriculum

  • Dedicated faculty advisor/mentorship programs to help provide individualized guidance and support your career goals.
  • Unique opportunities: migrant and international child health pathway, advocacy, quality, and patient safety certificate.
  • Robust scholarly activities including oral and poster presentations at numerous state and national meetings, authoring book chapters, and publications in peer-reviewed journals. Financial support available for travel for presentations.
  • 360 Resident Evaluation Reports – emphasis on goal setting and feedback.
  • Individualized residency tracks with ample (24+ weeks) elective opportunities and time.
  • Broad clinical exposure with a wide range of patients and exposure to diverse pathology and high level subspecialty service lines.
  • Resident driven services with exposure to key fellowships, but preservation of resident front line experience. Formidable track record of success in acquiring competitive fellowships.

>85%

Rolling ABP board pass rate

1 to 1

Mentoring team based learning

20+

Weeks of electives including intern year

99%

Fellowship match rate

Wellness Culture

  • Resident driven Wellness Committee.
  • Wellness weeks in addition to curriculum.
  • Resident appreciation events – faculty vs. resident kickball game and picnic, St. Baldrick’s annual fundraiser events, department holiday and end of year events, happy hours.
  • Access to support services via GME:
    • Coaching/counseling services in person or by phone
    • 24/7 phone support
  • A supportive and inclusive environment focused on individual development.
  • Engaged attendings, mentors, program leadership, and Chairman.
  • Invested and supportive peer groups.
  • Pediatric resident offices for studying and relaxation in the Medical School near the Housestaff Office.
  • Jeopardy system (sick-call/family emergency) coverage without residents needing to “pay back.”
  • “Crib Notes” survival guide provided.
  • Discounted membership at Gold’s Gym on Medical School campus.
  • Resident lounge with snacks at the hospital.
Kelvin Monroe

“I love my Pedi program because we are truly accepting of everyone! Finding a program that was inclusive and culturally sensitive was very important to me and I definitely feel that here. In our program, learning and growing into the best Pediatrician I can be is comfortable and exciting. We truly live by the statement, ‘Teamwork makes the dream work!’
Kelvin Monroe, MD
Class of 2021

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