Program at a Glance

Graduates: Life after Residency
Our graduates have entered competitive fellowships.
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Curriculum Development
The University of Connecticut is committed in
creating a guaranteed and viable curriculum.
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Advocacy/Global Health
The training flexibility to encourage and support individuals in their drive to train and achieve goals, improving the delivery of healthcare globally.
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Residency Program Benefits

Curriculum Strengths

CT Children’s Medical Center Facilities

  • Highly qualified and cohesive group of 20 residents per year

  • Department of Pediatrics for University of CT

  • UCONN has 56 residencies and fellowships for 619 residents and fellows

  • Financial support for medical meetings and conferences

  • Annual stipends for educational expenses including computers, books, iPads

  • Strong administrative support including Program Director, 4 associate directors, 3 chief residents, Coordinator and assistants

  • 7 required subspecialty selectives, 6 educational units of individualized curriculum starting with 3 opportunities provided in the PL-1 year

  • Away opportunities available including international health

  • MPH (tuition support) and other degree programs available

Core Program

       Well developed and coherent curriculum available through on line and face to face teaching.
Full ABP content specifications covered
      Community longitudinal experience included and Resident Education in Advocacy and Community Health (REACH) pathway for advocacy focus
       Residents fully involved in program governance through Residency Advisory Group open to all residents

Individualized, transitional, 6 educational unit curriculum organized into three concentrations with related pathways:

  • Community Health
    - Urban pediatrics
    - Private practice
    - Advocacy (REACH)
    - Global Health

  • Acute Care
    - Critical care
    - Neonatal Perinatal Care
    - Pediatric ED Medicine

  • Subspecialty Care
    - Selected subspecialties

  • Home for Dept. of Pediatrics & Pediatric Residency Program

  • Free standing children’s hospital in Hartford, CT

  • 187 beds

  • Over 250,000 patient visits yearly

  • 55,000 ED visits annually

  • World-Renowned Staff

  • State of the art Cancer Center

  • Large volume and diversity of patient population

  • Free parking next to hospital

  • On site fitness center

  • Resident lounge including TV, coffee, snacks

  • Daycare available on campus

Curriculum Highlights cont’d

Academic Hospitalist Service
During the resident inpatient experience, full time hospitalists are responsible for general pediatric patients and education.

Simulation Courses and Workshops
Residents are exposed to PALS, NRP and common pediatric procedures through our state-of-the-art simulation lab.

Family-Centered  Care is an important part of inpatient rotations and all assignments.
   
Ambulatory Exposure
includes community experience plus additional ambulatory rotations in a longitudinal experience over 3 years

Choices for Continuity Clinic
One of 3 urban sites or a variety of suburban sites

University of Connecticut Pediatric Residency Program, Connecticut Children's Medical Center.

Medical Education, 4H, 282 Washington Street, Hartford, CT 06106