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Pediatrics Residency

Residency Tracks

Our training program has four different career tracks available. All residents develop an individualized curriculum during the later part of their first year of training in conjunction with their advisor and the Program Directors. Residents can change their track at any time during their training.


  • General Pediatrics - Hospitalist
  • General Pediatrics - Ambulatory
  • Subspecialty
  • Subspecialty - Procedure Based (i.e. critical care, neonatology, ER)

A variety of experiences can be done as part of each track. For each of these tracks we have a list of suggested experiences to guide your elective choices.

General Pediatrics - Hospitalist

  • Wards
  • Additional ER experience
  • Hospitalist rotation
  • Surgical subspecialties-ENT, Orthopedics, Urology, Neurosurgery, General Surgery
  • Advocacy experience
  • Child abuse and neglect (CPT)
  • Psychiatry/Psychology
  • Radiology
  • Any core subspecialty rotation
  • Procedure/Anesthesia/Transport
  • Palliative Care/Pain Management

Subspecialty - Procedure-based (PICU, NICU, ER)

  • NICU or PICU rotations
  • Newborn; Maternal fetal experience
  • Procedure/ Anesthesia/ Transport
  • Cardiology, Endocrinology, GI, Heme-Onc, ID, Nephrology, Neurology, Pulmonary, Genetics
  • NRP/ PALS/ Simulation
  • Pain Management/ Palliative Care
  • Radiology
  • Research

General Pediatrics - Ambulatory

  • Urgent care (After Hours Pediatrics)
  • Additional ER experience
  • Advocacy experience
  • Child abuse and neglect (CPT)
  • Psychiatry/Psychology
  • Community Pediatrics—Rural, Community Health, Private Practice
  • Sports Medicine/Orthopedics
  • School health/Student Health
  • Core subspecialty rotations-Pediatrics and Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Practice management/ Business of Medicine
  • Longitudinal Clinical Experience (weekly clinic in PL2/3 year)


  • Adol-Student Health Services, Psychiatry, Eating Disorders, Sports Medicine, Adolescent Gynecology
  • Allergy/Immunology—Rheumatology, ID, Genetics, Outpatient allergy, nephrology
  • Cardiology-ID, CVICU, Outpatient Cardiology, Pulmonary, Genetics, Renal
  • Devp-Psychiatry, Neurology, Rehabilitation/disabilities
  • Endo-Gynecology, Diabetes, Genetics, Outpatient Endocrinology
  • Genetics-Cardiology, Renal, Psych, Palliative Care
  • Heme/Onc-Renal, Cardio, Palliative care, BMT, Pathology/ Blood bank, Renal, Adult Oncology, Multidisciplinary clinics
  • GI-ID, Gynecology, Pych, Allergy, Nutrition
  • ID-Microbiology Experience (1-2 wks), Derm, Heme/Onc, Radiology (2-4 weeks)
  • Renal—Cardio, ID, Rheum, Urology, Radiology
  • Neurology-PMR, Neurosurgery, Psych
  • Pulmonary—Cardio, ID, Allergy, additional NICU/PICU
  • Research
  • Longitudinal experience (i.e. weekly clinic PL2/3 year)

Residents can also choose one of the two pathways which can be a part of any track.

Global Health - International experiences including Panama, other locations, Public Health exposure, underserved clinic for longitudinal and block experience, Spanish language training. This pathway can be part of Masters in Public Health program.

Research Pathway - Individualized research projects with mentor/team. Can involve clinical or basic science. May also include a seminar series in PL2/3 year, other research activities, EBM activity.