Pediatric Resident Research Track We are committed to offering programs that allow our residents to reach their fullest potential and achieve career goals. For this reason, the University of Rochester Department of Pediatrics offers a Resident ResearchTrack for those interested in exploring research and academic careers. This track, designed specifically to accommodate a wide range of interests is an option for all residents, not only those who already have a research focus. The goal of this program is to encourage residents to explore research, since it is research, whether health services, clinical, or bench, that plays a vital role in ensuring that optimal health care is available for all children. Advantages for Residents Refine and broaden your skill set to include: Research skills Grant writing Data analysis Manuscript writing Scientific presentations Facilitates a smooth transition from residency to fellowship and offers a competitive advantage when applying for fellowships Flexible program tailored to maximize your clinical experience and research opportunities Personalized training from experts in your chosen field Recognition in research upon graduation The Research Pathway Learn details about the research process and the requirements. Current Research Projects Learn about the projects some of recent residents have completed. Applying to the Resident Research Track Application details and forms.