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Program Highlights

The goal of our Pediatric Residency Program is to train exceptional pediatricians who improve the lives of children and are well-prepared for their next stage of practice, regardless of focus. Key strengths include:

  • Our residents, who work together and with interprofessional teams to provide amazing care to children in our region
  • Well-balanced education between our tertiary care and community hospital sites, which leads to graduates who are well-trained for independent practice
  • Breadth and diversity of our patient population and available resident experiences
  • Flexible, individualized training including optional participation in 1 of our tracks: community health & advocacy (CARE), Global CARE, medical educator, primary care, refugee CARE, research, and subspecialty practice
  • Resident involvement in key quality improvement efforts in our program and throughout the institution
  • National leader in community health and advocacy education, which infuses our Pediatric Links with the Community (PLC) rotation for interns and the CARE track
  • Faculty invested in supporting resident education and autonomy
  • Collaborative community approach in caring for the children of our region
  • Home of the Biopsychosocial Model
  • Full integration of Medicine-Pediatric and Child Neurology residents into our resident teams

Educational Facilities

Golisano Childrens Hospital, Rochester NY

  • UR Medicine/Golisano Children's Hospital is a tertiary care center with 110 pediatric beds including neonatal and pediatric intensive care units, Level 1 Trauma ED, and full complement of primary care and subspecialty ambulatory services.

Rochester General Hospital

  • Rochester General Hospital (RGH) is a community hospital with 24 pediatric beds, newborn nursery, Level 2 intensive care nursery, dedicated pediatric ED, and primary care clinic.
  • The Hoekelman Center: Connecting, advocating, researching, and educating in our communities to do what works for health.