Program at a Glance

Graduates: Life after Residency
Our graduates have entered competitive fellowships and excellent practices
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Individualized Curriculum
The University of Connecticut is committed to providing a solid core curriculum with mentored individualization
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Advocacy/Global Health
The training flexibility to encourage and support individuals interested in improving the delivery of healthcare to the underserved locally and 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

  • 160 Department of Pediatrics Faculty

  • 56 UConn residencies and fellowships with 650 residents and fellows

  • 4 weeks of vacation per year

  • Financial support for medical meetings and conferences

  • $1750 stipend for educational expenses including computers, books, iPads

  • Strong administrative support including Program Director, 4 Associate Directors, 3 Chief Residents and 2 Coordinators

  • Away opportunities available including international health

  • MPH (tuition support) and other degree programs available

  • Choices for Continuity Clinic at one of 2 urban sites or a variety of suburban sites plus additional ambulatory experience

  • State-of-the-art simulation lab for PALS, NRP and common pediatric procedures

  • Well developed and coherent curriculum available through online and face to face teaching.

  • Full ABP content specifications covered

  • Protected didactics

  • Community longitudinal experience included and opportunities for advocacy and global health focus

  • Residents fully involved in program governance through Residency Advisory Group open to all residents and Pediatric Evaluation Committee with elected representatives

  • 3 opportunities in the PL-1 year for required subspecialty or individualized selectives

  • Individualized, transitional curriculum

1. Population Health
     - Advocacy REACH
     - Global Health

2. Primary Care
     - Academic practice
     - Community practice

3. Acute Care
     - Critical care
     - Neonatal-Perinatal
     - Pediatric ED

4. Subspecialty Care
     - Subspecialties

  • Home for Department of Pediatrics & Pediatric Residency Program

  • Free standing children’s hospital in Hartford, CT

  • 187 beds (18 bed PICU)

  • Over 250,000 patient visits yearly

  • Level 1 trauma Center with 56,000 ED visits annually

  • Level 3 and Level 4 NICUs

  • State of the art Cancer Center

  • Research: More than 30 non-faculty members support clinical/translational research. 2013- 6 NIH Mentored Scientist (K) awards and a 60% R01 funding rate

  • Large volume and diversity of patient population

  • Free parking next to hospital

  • On site fitness center

  • Resident lounge including TV, coffee, snacks

  • Family-Centered Care is an integral part of all care

  • Hospitalists responsible for most general pediatric patients and inpatient education

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

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