Program at a Glance

Graduates: Life after Residency
Our graduates have entered competitive fellowships and excellent practices

Individualized Curriculum
The University of Connecticut is committed to providing a solid core curriculum with mentored individualization

Advocacy/Global Health
The training flexibility to encourage and support individuals interested in improving the delivery of healthcare to the underserved locally and globally

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