Program Overview

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency

Five (5) Positions Currently Available for ACGME Accredited Residency Program

Five (5) Medicine-Pediatrics residency positions are available for PGY-1 residents starting July 1, 2015. The four-year program, accredited by the ACGME, is sponsored by the University of South Florida Office of Graduate Medical Education. The primary training sites are Tampa General Hospital, All Children's Hospital, the Moffitt Cancer Center, and the James A. Haley Veterans Administration Hospital. The program offers a variety of training environments; including ambulatory and tertiary care centers, schools, and community clinics.

Residency Program Training Goals:

The program provides residents a progressive educational experience with increasing patient care and supervisory responsibilities. The goal of the program is to prepare residents to be competent general pediatricians and internists able to provide comprehensive, coordinated community health care to a broad range of pediatric, adolescent, and adult patients. The educational component is designed to develop the competencies and skills required to care for a variety of chronic and complex patients.

Criteria:

Applicants must have conducted a minimum of three (3) months of clinical (hands on) experience in the United States and have passing USMLE or COMLEX scores of 85% or greater. Applicants must qualify for a Florida State training license and have BLS, ACLS, and PALS certification prior to entering the training program. The University of South Florida sponsors only J-1 Visas.

Compensation and Benefits:

Medicine-Pediatrics residents are employed by the University of South Florida College of Medicine. To view the compensation and benefits package, the Housestaff Manual, and Sample Contract please visit http://www.hsc.usf.edu.

Selection of Residents:

The Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program is dedicated to producing quality, highly trained physicians. As such, the program seeks candidates based upon preparedness, ability, academic credentials, motivation, and integrity. The program does not discriminate with regard to sex, race, age, religion, color, origin, disability, or veteran status. Interviews are granted upon merit as determined by a committee, which rigorously reviews all applications. The program does not offer an observership program.

Application and Interview Process:

Applicants must apply via the ERAS system. The application deadline is December 31, 2014. Interviews will be held on Fridays from mid-November, 2014 through January, 2015. The program will participate in the National Resident Match Program (NRMP). Applicants must register with the NRMP.

About Tampa Bay:

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Program Website:

To learn more about the USF Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program, please visit http://health.usf.edu/medicine/pediatrics/residency.

For more information, please contact:

Kelly Paulina
Program Manager
2 Tampa General Circle, Rm 5036
Tampa, FL 33606
Tel: (813) 259-8725
Fax: (813) 259-8847
Email: kpaulina@health.usf.edu