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
- 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 (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.